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Microsoft’s $20bn Acquisition of Nuance

–By Chen Xiangyu (Owen), University College London  DEAL OVERVIEW Acquirer: Microsoft Target: Nuance Communications Total Transaction Size: $19.7B Expected Closed date: Q3 2021 Acquirer advisor: Goldman Sachs Target advisor: Evercore Nuance Communications, a speech recognition and artificial intelligence software company, agreed to be acquired by Microsoft for $56 per share in an all-cash purchase worth $19.7 billion, that including the company’s debt. …

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Liberty Global and Telefonica to merge their UK operations in a €35.2B merger

-By Chen Xiangyu (Owen), University College London DEAL OVERVIEW Acquirer: Liberty GlobalTarget: TelefonicaEstimated value: €35.2 BillionAnnouncement date: 7 May 2020Acquirer Advisor: JPMorgan ChaseTarget Advisor: Citigroup Liberty Global Plc and Telefonica S.A. will establish a 50:50 joint venture in which LibertyGlobal will provide its €21 billion UK-based subsidiaries Virgin Media and Telefonica willprovide its €14.2 billion …

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Gilead Sciences acquires Immunomedics for $21B

-By Chen Xiangyu (Owen), University College London deal overview Acquirer: Gilead Sciences Inc. Target: Immunomedics Inc. Total Transaction Value: $21 Billion Close Date: Q4 2020 Acquirer Advisor: Lazard and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC Target Advisor:. Centerview Partners LLC and Bank of America Securities Gilead Sciences, Inc. completed the purchase of Immunomedics for $21 billion …

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