White & Case advises J.P. Morgan on Keysight Technologies' tender offer for ESI Group

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Global law firm White & Case LLP has advised J.P. Morgan SE as presenting bank, alongside BNP Paribas, on the proposed mandatory tender offer by Keysight Technologies Inc, through its fully owned subsidiary Keysight Technologies Netherlands B.V., to acquire in cash all the outstanding shares issued by ESI Group, a French provider of virtual prototyping software solutions, not already held by Keysight.

This transaction follows the acquisition by Keysight Technologies Netherlands B.V. of a majority stake in ESI Group, representing a total of 50.6 percent of the share capital and 46.3 percent of the theoretical voting rights at a price of €155 per share in cash. 

The White & Case team in Paris which advised on the transaction was led by partner Marc Petitier and included partner Max Turner and associate Johanne Dubucq.

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