Eric Chow is a senior counsel and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s Silicon Valley office, where he is a member of the Transactions Practice.
Prior to joining Foley, Eric gained experience working with public and private mergers and acquisitions, investments, joint ventures, as well as other corporate transactions, with a focus on the Northern California market, across a wide variety of industries including technology, pharmaceuticals, medical devices and real estate. Eric’s work also includes cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions. Eric started his practice as an associate at two global law firms in the corporate and securities, and the mergers and acquisitions groups.
Represented CBRE (NYSE: CBG) in multiple acquisitions around the United States
Represented VMware (NYSE: VMW) in its acquisition of Bitfusion
Represented Centric Software in its sale to Dassault Systèmes (EPA: DSY)
Represented Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) in its acquisitions of Cyphort and AppFormix
Represented Avnet (NASDAQ: AVT) in its acquisitions of Softweb Group and Dragon Innovation
Represented Tecan Group AG (SWX: TECN) in its acquisition of SPEware
Represented Securly in its acquisition of TechPilot Labs
Represented Double Beam in its sale to Verifone (NYSE: VFN)
Represented Docea Power in its sale to Intel (NASDAQ: INTC)
Represented Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE) in its $995 million sale to News Corporation (NASDAQ: NWSA)
Represented Millennial Media (NYSE: MM) in its acquisition of Jumptap
Represented Solera Networks in its sale to Blue Coat Systems (NASDAQ: BCSI)
Represented IDEV Technologies in its sale to Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT)
Represented Atex Group’s sale of Atex AdBase to Newscycle Solutions (Vista Equity Partners)
*Certain of these matters were handled prior to joining Foley.
Contributor, “American Bar Association Private Target Mergers and Acquisitions,” Deal Point Study
University of Southern California, Gould School of Law (LL.M.)
University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Law (LL.B., P.C.LL.)
University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Business and Economics (B.B.A.)
Articles in the National Law Review database by Eric Chow