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Jeantet advised STMicroelectronics in the acquisition of SOMOS Semiconductor

Anne Toupenay-Schueller , Ali Baydoun , Pak-hang LI , Frédéric Sardain , Marie Monteil , Sophie Boinnot , Laetitia Ternisien

Paris, 22 October 2020 – Jeantet advised the global semiconductor leader STMicroelectronics in the acquisition of the business and assets of SOMOS Semiconductor (Somos). Somos is a fabless semiconductor company specialized in silicon-based power amplifiers and in RF Front-End Module products for the cellular IoT and 5G markets.

Jeantet‘s team advising STMicroelectronics was led by Anne Toupenay-Schueller (Partner), Ali Baydoun (Counsel) and Pak-hang Li (Associate) on M&A matters, Frédéric Sardain (Partner), Marie Monteil and Sophie Boinnot (Associates) on IP matters, and Laetitia Ternisien (Counsel) on labor matters. On tax matters, STMicroelectronics was advised by KPMG Avocats with Xavier Houard (Partner) and Simon Archer (Manager).

Somos and its shareholders were advised by Backbone Avocats (Sébastien Burget (Partner), Isabelle Reymann-Glaser (Partner) and Olivier Betin (Senior Associate)) on M&A and labor matters and by CARA Avocats (Terence Wilhelm (Partner) and Clélie Ardellier (Associate)) on tax (and IP tax) matters.