Kenton J. King is widely recognized as one of the country’s preeminent corporate attorneys. He provides his clients a strong focus on the technology, semiconductor and biotech sectors, regularly handling complex, cross-border M&A transactions and advising companies and boards on shareholder activism and corporate governance matters.
Mr. King also represents companies in joint ventures and other strategic partnering transactions, investment and capital markets matters and restructurings. He is a member of Skadden’s Policy Committee.
Mr. King’s M&A practice encompasses friendly and unsolicited transactions and includes some of the largest-ever technology deals, including: NXP Semiconductors N.V. in its proposed but terminated $47 billion acquisition by Qualcomm Incorporated; Broadcom Corporation in its $37 billion acquisition by Avago Technologies Limited; SanDisk Corporation in its $19 billion acquisition by Western Digital Corporation; Intel Corporation in its $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye N.V.; and Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. and a private equity consortium in Freescale’s $11.8 billion acquisition by NXP Semiconductors NV.