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Aviat Networks Acquires NEC's Wireless Transport Business


Vinson & Elkins advised Aviat Networks, Inc. (“Aviat”), the leading expert in wireless transport and access solutions, in its entry into a definitive agreement with NEC Corporation, a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies, for the sale of its Wireless Transport Business to Aviat in an asset purchase transaction valued at $70.0 million U.S. dollars in cash and shares.

The Vinson & Elkins team was led by partner Michael Gibson and associate Tim Johnston, with assistance from associate Tessa Krieger-Carlisle. Other key team members include partner Michael Kurzer and associate Haley Titcomb, counsel Allyson Seger and associate Ryan Dolmanet; partner Hill Wellford, counsel David Smith and senior associate Ryan Will; partner Rick Sofield and senior associate John Satira; partner Sean Becker and associate Andrew Cox; partner Shane Tucker and associate Roxy Barbera; partner Fry Wernick, counsel Brian Howard and associate Pete Thomas; counsel Elizabeth Krabill McIntyre and associate Lara McMahon; partner Sarah Mitchell and associate Victoria Bahrami-Negad; and partner Katherine Frank and associate Nina Ramachandran.

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