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Stephen Salmon

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP

Menlo Park, CA, USA


Mr. Salmon is a partner in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in Northern California. He has extensive experience in both mergers and acquisitions transactions and a variety of capital markets offerings for clients across many industries.

Work Highlights

MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS REPRESENTATIONS
• World Kitchen on its acquisition by GP Investments Acquisition Corp.
• Ingram Micro in its pending sale to Tianjin Tianhai, a subsidiary of China's HNA Group
• Dialog Semiconductor in its attempted acquisition of  Atmel
• Dialog Semiconductor on its acquisition of iWatt
• J.P. Morgan on the acquisition of Dell by Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners
• Reliance Steel on its acquisition of Metals USA
• Mirion Technologies and affiliated funds of American Capital on the acquisition of Mirion by Charterhouse Capital Partners
• Blue Coat Systems on its acquisition by an investor group led by Thoma Bravo
• Vector Capital on its acquisition of Gerber Scientific and concurrent disposition of assets
• Oracle on multiple public and private acquisitions and dispositions, including the acquisitions of Art Technology Group, Phase Forward, GoldenGate, Hyperion, Stellent and Metasolv
• Citigroup on multiple loan portfolio dispositions
• NYSE Euronext on its acquisition of APX, and APX’s subsequent merger with BlueNext
• W Capital on multiple primary and secondary investments in technology companies

CAPITAL MARKETS REPRESENTATIONS
• The underwriters on the initial public offerings of Aimmune Therapeutics, Virgin America, Coherus BioSciences, Violin Memory, UCP and Internet Brands
• Cadence, Reliance Steel and Leidos on their investment-grade notes offerings
• Convertible notes offerings by Citrix, Accuray, Invensense, Beckman Coulter and others

GENERAL CORPORATE ADVISORY WORK
• Public reporting, securities compliance and corporate governance advice for companies like Dialog Semiconductor, Leidos, Roper, Blue Coat Systems and Mirion Technologies

Recognition
Mr. Salmon is recognized as a leader in the legal industry:
• Super Lawyers – “Rising Star,” 2012-2016
• Daily Journal – "Top 40 Under 40," 2016

Professional History

• Partner, 2015-present
• Associate, 2006-2015

 
Stephen Salmon is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment VC-Backed Company IPOs - Advanced Venture Capital 2017, Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Exit Strategies - Venture Capital 2018: Nuts and Bolts, Friday, June 01, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio VC-Backed Company IPOs - VC-Backed Company IPOs , Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Exit Strategies - Exit Strategies, Friday, June 01, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg VC-Backed Company IPOs - VC-Backed Company IPOs , Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Exit Strategies - Exit Strategies, Friday, June 01, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Advanced Venture Capital 2017, Monday, December 11, 2017, San Francisco, CA
Venture Capital 2018: Nuts and Bolts, Thursday, June 07, 2018, San Francisco, CA
Transcripts  Transcripts Exit Strategies - Exit Strategies, Friday, June 01, 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2019, Monday, February 11, 2019, San Francisco, CA
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Drafting and Negotiating Corporate Agreements 2019, Monday, February 11, 2019, San Francisco, CA
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