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MoFo Advises Sprint and SoftBank in Industry-changing Merger of Sprint and T-Mobile

02 May 2018

Morrison & Foerster is lead legal counsel to Sprint Corp. and for SoftBank Group Corp., the controlling shareholder of Sprint, on the landmark merger of Sprint and T-Mobile US Inc. announced on April 29, 2018.  Based on closing share prices on April 27, the total implied enterprise value for Sprint is approximately $59 billion and the aggregate for the combined company in the all-stock transaction is approximately $146 billion.

The deal, which is subject to regulatory approvals, will combine two of the largest wireless carriers in the U.S. The combined company will be named T-Mobile, and it will be a force for positive change in the U.S. wireless, video, and broadband industries.

The MoFo team advising on the Sprint and T-Mobile merger is led by Global M&A Practice Group co-chair Robert Townsend (San Francisco), corporate partners Brandon C. Parris (San Francisco) and David Slotkin (Washington DC), antitrust partners David Meyer (Washington DC), Jeff Jaeckel (Washington DC) and regulatory partner Nick Spiliotes (Washington DC), tax partner Bernie Pistillo (San Francisco) and Tokyo office managing partner Ken Siegel.

The team also includes corporate partner Mike O’Bryan (San Francisco), corporate partner Scott Lesmes (Washington DC), finance partners Mark Wojciechowski and Geoffrey Peck (New York), corporate partner Ivan Smallwood (Tokyo), antitrust partner Mike Miller (New York), technology transactions partner Paul Jahn (San Francisco), compensation benefits partner Domnick Bozzetti (New York), Global M&A Practice Group co-chair Graeme Sloan (London), compensation benefits of counsel Ali Nardali (San Francisco), compensation benefits of counsel Amanda Hines (San Francisco), finance of counsel Joshua Ashley Klayman (New York), tax of counsel Joy MacIntyre, San Francisco corporate associates W. Lee Johnston, Stephen Lam, Jamal Al-Haj and Anisah Giansiracusa, Washington DC corporate associates Emily Beers, Lisa Zhang and Marianne Marchiori, London corporate associate Adam Westhead, Washington DC antitrust associate Kerry Jones, New York finance associates Jeffrey Xu and Max Zidel, San Francisco technology transaction associates Keval Patel and Tiffany Hu, and San Francisco tax associate Allison Peck.

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Technology, Media & Telecoms
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Technology, Media & Telecoms