Cooley Honored with "Distressed M&A Deal of the Year" Award

Palo Alto, Calif. – March 13, 2013 – Cooley LLP announced today that it received the "Distressed M&A Deal of the Year" award (deals between $25 million and $100 million) at the 7th Annual M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards. Cooley was selected for its representation of Entropic Communications in its acquisition of a set top box business and diverse international patent portfolio from Trident Microsystems.
The Cooley team advising Entropic was led by M&A partner and practice chair, Barbara Borden, and Bankruptcy & Restructuring partner Cathy Hershcopf, and included associates Wade Andrews, Michael Klein, Scott Tanner and Alex Velinsky. Additional expertise was provided by partner Robin J. Lee, senior counsel Lois Voelz, special counsel Eric Kauffman and associate Nadya Bodansky. View Cooley's Entropic/Trident announcement here.

The M&A Turnaround Awards annually recognize the leading distressed transactions, restructuring, refinancing, products and services, firms and dealmakers in the United States and international markets. Established in 2007, the Turnaround Awards have become the restructuring and distressed investing industry's benchmark for excellence.

View the full list of award finalists and winners here.   

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Related Contacts
Lois Voelz  Senior Counsel Palo Alto
Barbara Borden  Partner San Diego
Cathy Hershcopf  Partner New York
Michael Klein  Partner New York
Wade Andrews  Associate San Diego