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November / 2011

Representation of Broadlight in its acquisition by Broadcom for approximately $220 million

Meitar represented Broadlight a provider of highly integrated networking and fiber access PON (Passive Optical Network) processors in its acquisition by Broadcom Corporation a global leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications for approximately $220 million. The transaction was completed on April 5, 2012.

November / 2011

Representation of Facebook in its acquisition of Face.com

Our firm, together with US-based Fenwick & West LLP, represented Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) in the acquisition of Face.com, the developer of a leading face-recognition technology. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

November / 2011

Representation of Surpass Medical in its acquisition by Stryker for $135 million

Meitar represented privately-held Surpass Medical Ltd., a developer of next-generation flow diversion stent technology to treat brain aneurysms using a unique mesh design and delivery system in its acquisition by Stryker Corporation for up to $135 million, in an all cash transaction.

November / 2011

Representation of the controlling shareholder of HOT Telecommunication Systems

As part of the transaction, the controlling shareholder purchased the shares of Hot, Israel’s leading cable television company, held by the public in a reverse triangular merger. The controlling shareholder financed the purchase through the issuance of bonds to a syndicate of international banks. These transactions were the last part of the establishment of a leading telecom group in Israel, after purchasing the cellular carrier HOT Mobile (formerly Mirs) from Motorola, and gradually increasing the holdings of the controlling shareholders in HOT over the last three years. The total transaction value, including other share purchases by the controlling shareholder, was $1.1 billion.

November / 2011

Representation of Anobit in its acquisition by a multinational corporation

Meitar represented Anobit Israeli semiconductor startup in its acquisition by a multinational corporation.

November / 2011

Advising the underwriters in a $500 million global notes offering by Israel Electric Company

Meitar represented UBS and Barclays Capital as underwriters of the $500 million global notes offering by Israel Electric Company.

November / 2011

Advising the underwriters in a $1.5 billion global notes offering by the State of Israel

Meitar represented UBS, Barclays Capital and Citigroup as underwriters of the $1.5 billion global notes offering by the State of Israel.