Deyan P. Spiridonov is a member of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice. He is a member of the California State Bar Association.
Mr. Spiridonov practices in the area of mergers and acquisitions and has represented public and private companies in the telecommunications, semiconductor, software, technology-related defense contracting, biotechnology and financial industries. Mr. Spiridonov has experience in structuring and negotiating all aspects of acquisition transactions, including stock acquisitions, asset acquisitions, mergers, tender offers, going-private transactions, leveraged buy-outs and joint ventures.
In addition, Mr. Spiridonov represents companies and special committees to the board of directors in connection with hostile takeovers and anti-takeover defenses, including poison pills and general anti-takeover planning and strategic advice.
In the financial services industry Mr. Spiridonov has represented Citigroup in its acquisition of the European credit card network of Diners Club, and he has worked on numerous other acquisition transactions including the merger of Wells Fargo & Co. with Norwest Corporation, the acquisition of Republic New York Corporation by HSBC, acquisitions of bank and non-bank assets by MBNA Corporation as well as other transactions involving U.S. and non-U.S. financial institutions.
Mr. Spiridonov has also represented private equity funds, including Platinum Equity, Symphony Technology and Paladin Capital, in their acquisition and leveraged buy-out activities.
In the biotechnology, healthcare, and life sciences industries, Mr. Spiridonov has represented:
In the technology, software, and semiconductor industries, Mr. Spiridonov has represented:
In the defense and security industry, Mr. Spiridonov has represented:
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