Asesoramiento y Transacciones
Shearman & Sterling Advises Sybase on Sale to SAP America
Shearman & Sterling represented Sybase, Inc. in its planned sale to SAP America, a subsidiary of SAP, in a deal valued at $5.8 billion.
Sybase is an industry leader in delivering enterprise and mobile software to manage, analyze and mobilize information. Sybase is recognized globally as a performance leader, proven in the most data-intensive industries and across all major systems, networks and devices. SAP is the world’s leading provider of business software, offering applications and services that enable companies of all sizes and in more than 25 industries to become best-run businesses. With more than 97,000 customers in over 120 countries, the company is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE, under the symbol “SAP.”
The Shearman & Sterling team was led by San Francisco-based M&A partners Michael Dorf and Michael Kennedy and M&A associates Dana Kromm, Jeffrey Wolf, Joseph Berkowitz and Christine Huang. Other Shearman & Sterling attorneys working on this transaction include partners Laurence Crouch (Menlo Park-Tax), Tina Patel (Menlo Park-Intellectual Property Transactions), Doreen Lilienfeld (New York-Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits), Beau Buffier (New York-Antitrust/Competition) and Matthew Readings (London-Antitrust/Competition) and associates Elizabeth Roseman (New York-Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits), Sean McGrath (New York-Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits), Vittorio Cottafavi (New York-Antitrust/Competition), Sumeet Jain (New York-Antitrust/Competition), George Milton (London-Antitrust/Competition), Gloria Jung (New York-Intellectual Property Transactions) and Adam Conway (New York-Intellectual Property Transactions).