Debevoise Advises JP Morgan Securities in the $1.9B Acquisition of OmniVision Technologies

30 April 2015

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising JP Morgan Securities LLC as financial advisor to OmniVision Technologies (“OmniVision”) in the acquisition of the company by a consortium composed of Hua Capital Management Co., Ltd., CITIC Capital Holdings Limited, and GoldStone Investment Co., Ltd. for a total of approximately $1.9 billion.

The transaction, which is expected to close in the third or fourth fiscal quarter of fiscal year 2016, is subject to approval by OmniVision stockholders, regulatory approvals, including antitrust review in the U.S. and the People's Republic of China, review and clearance by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S., clearance or approval under applicable Taiwan law, and other customary closing conditions.

The Debevoise team is led by partner Michael A. Diz and includes partners Gary W. Kubek and William D. Regner and associates Tarik A. Elhussein and Pankita D. Naik.

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