Press Release

Morgan Lewis Advises Mercury Systems Inc in $300M Microsemi Businesses Acquisition

March 24, 2016

BOSTON, March 24, 2016: Morgan Lewis represented Mercury Systems Inc (Nasdaq: MRCY) in its $300 million acquisition of the embedded security, RF and Microwave, and custom microelectronics businesses of Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC).

The deal, which was announced on March 23, is expected to close during Mercury’s fiscal 2016 fourth quarter ending June 30, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions, including approval pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.

The Morgan Lewis team advising on the transaction was led by partners John Utzschneider and Gitte Blanchet. Partners Sheila Armstrong, James Black, Steve Frank, Daniel Nelson, Harry Robins, Michael Schlemmer, Robert Sherry, and Judy Walkoff; of counsel Marynell Devaughn, Emily Lowe, Randall McGeorge, and Jason Rodriguez; and associates Christina Bailey, David Brenneman, Jacquelyn Burke, Matthew Chapman, Ryan Hanofee, Meghan McCarthy, Jessica Pelliciotta, Andriette Roberts, and Jason Traue provided support.