Noerr advises US semiconductor provider Microsemi on acquisition of Vectron International


Noerr has advised the US-based Microsemi Corporation on the acquisition of the high performance timing business of Vectron International from US-based Knowles Corporation.  The Noerr team has advised the leading provider of semiconductor solutions comprehensively on all German-law related aspects of the transaction.

The Nasdaq-listed Microsemi acquired the business segment for US$130 million. Vectron is a world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of frequency control, sensor and hybrid solutions. The acquired business is located in several countries including Germany.

Advisors to Microsemi Corporation: Noerr LLP

Dr Thomas Schulz, Robert Korndörfer (both lead,  Corporate/M&A, London), Dr Mansur Pour Rafsendjani (Commercial, Munich), Gregor Barbers (Real Estate, Düsseldorf), Dr Stefan Schwab (Employment Law, Berlin), Christian Alexander Mayer (Public Law), Dr Christoph Rieken (IP, both Munich), Dr Bärbel Sachs (International Trade Law, Berlin), Helge Heinrich (Antitrust, Brussels), Dr Torsten Kraul (Telecommunications, Berlin)

Associates: Sebastian Diehl (Lead Associate, Corporate/M&A, London), Florian-Felix Marquardt (Tax, Berlin), Diana Richter (Commerce, München), Christoph Günther (Real Estate, Düsseldorf), Johannes Schäffer  (International Trade Law, Berlin), Anna Schwarzmann (Antitrust, Munich), Juliane Fiebig (Tax, Berlin), Rea Diamantatou (Antitrust, Berlin), Silke Fink (IP, Munich), Pascal Schumacher (Telecommunications, Berlin), Dr Christoph Ickenroth (Employment Law, Berlin), Nina Elisabeth Herbort (Telecommunications, Berlin), Dr Thorsten Becker (Corporate/M&A, Frankfurt)

US lead counsel to Microsemi: O’Melveny and Myers