Neeta Sahadev is an M&A partner based in our Silicon Valley office. She represents domestic and international clients in a wide range of transactions, including strategic acquisitions, cross-border transactions, SPACs, joint ventures, partnerships and private investments, in a broad range of industries, including technology, gaming, aviation, cyber, e-commerce, security, and fintech.
Prior to joining White & Case, Neeta practiced as an M&A attorney in the Toronto office of a global law firm.
Neeta is a current board of director of SABA-NC (South Asian Bar Association of Northern California).
Representative matters include the representation of:
Interim general counsel of a cryptocurrency hosting and mining company during a client secondment.
Square, a leading digital payments company, on the founding of the Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance (COPA), a non-profit community formed to encourage the adoption and advancement of cryptocurrency technologies with the aim of removing patents as a barrier to growth and innovation.
Cellebrite DI Ltd., the global leader in Digital Intelligence (DI) solutions for the public and private sectors, in its US$2.4 billion business combination with TWC Tech Holdings II Corp (NASDAQ: TWCT), a SPAC
Siemplify, an Israeli cybersecurity and security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR) provider, in its sale to Google LLC.
Magic Find Inc., a company that provides online gaming platforms for gamers and developers, in its acquisition of certain assets from Curse TV (a subsidiary of Twitch/Amazon).
Intel Corporation in a series of acquisitions of technology companies.
Flying Eagle Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: FEAC), a SPAC, in its US$4.3 billion business combination with Skillz Inc., a mobile-gaming company based in California.
Ascendant Digital Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: ACND), a SPAC, in its US$3 billion business combination with Beacon Street Group, LLC, a leading multi-brand digital subscription service platform that provides premium financial research, software, education and tools for self-directed investors.
Zanite Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: ZNTE, ZNTEU, ZNTEW), a SPAC, in its US$2.4 billion business combination agreement with Embraer S.A., a Brazilian multinational aerospace manufacturer, to acquire EVE UAM, LLC, an Urban Air Mobility business.
dMY Technology Group, Inc. II (NYSE: DMYD), a SPAC, in its US$1.68 billion business combination with UK-based Genius Sports Group.
Biosight Ltd., a privately held pharmaceutical development company developing innovative therapeutics for hematological malignancies and disorders, in its reverse merger transaction with Advaxis, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADXS), pursuant to which the shareholders of Biosight will become the majority holders of the combined company immediately following completion of the transaction.
AutoLotto, Inc., a leading platform to play the lottery online, in its US$526 million business combination with Trident Acquisitions Corp. (NASDAQ: TDACU, TDAC, TDACW), a SPAC.
Celestica Inc. (NYSE: CLS), a Canadian multinational electronics manufacturing services business, in its US$306 million acquisition of PCI Private Ltd., a Singapore-based South East Asian electronics manufacturing and service business, from Platinum Private Equity.
Advance Stores Company, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Advance Auto Parts, Inc., a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider, in its acquisition of the DieHard brand from Transform Holdco LLC, a leading integrated retailer.
Vox Media Holdings, Inc., one of the nation's leading media production companies, in its stock-for-stock business combination with Group Nine Media, Inc., another prominent media production company.
Salesforce.org, the world's leading customer relationship management (CRM)provider for social good organizations, in its acquisition of roundCorner, a company specializing in CRM solutions for nonprofits, foundations and other social impact sectors.
Kobalt Group, an independent rights management and publishing company, in its acquisition of In2une Inc., a radio promotion and music marketing firm.
CyberArk Software Ltd. (NASDAQ: CYBR) in its US$42 million acquisition of Conjur, Inc.
Aixtron, Inc. in the sale of its ALD/CVD memory product line to Eugene Technology, Inc.
Sterigenics International LLC, a portfolio company of GTCR LLC, in its US$826 million cross-border acquisition of Nordion Inc.*
YM Biosciences Inc. in its US$510 million cross-border acquisition by Gilead Sciences, Inc.*
SAP AG of Germany in its cross-border acquisition of hybris based in Switzerland.*
Royal Vopak in its acquisition of Canterm Canadian Terminals Inc. from TransMontaigne Inc., a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley.*
ABW Partnership, a partnership of GE Energy Financial Services and Alterra Power Corporation, in its acquisition of three Ontario based solar projects from First Solar, Inc.*
PowerStream Inc. and, separately, its shareholders (the Ontario cities of Vaughan, Markham and Barrie) with respect to the CAD$607 million purchase of Hydro One Brampton Networks Inc. by
PowerStream, Enersource Corporation and Horizon Utilities Corporation.*
* Matters prior to joining White & Case.
Co-author, "Technology M&A (United States chapter)", Getting the Deal Through, 2020-2022
Neeta is a recipient of a "Emerging Leaders Award" by The M&A Advisor, 2022
"Rising Star" for Mergers & Acquisitions, Euromoney, 2021