Daniel R. Mitz

Daniel Mitz represents technology companies in domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions.

Recent representative public company transactions include SAP's acquisitions of Sybase ($5.8 billion), Ariba ($4.3 billion), and SuccessFactors ($3.4 billion), Lam Research's acquisition of Novellus ($3.3 billion), Zoran's acquisition of Microtune ($166 million) and sale to CSR ($679 million), Bell Microproducts' sale to Avnet ($594 million), and Virage Logic's sale to Synopsys ($315 million).

Representative private company transactions include Atmel's acquisition of Advanced Digital Design, SAP's acquisition of Outlooksoft and Clear Standards, VMware's acquisition of TriCipher and Digital Fuel, Educational Testing Service's acquisition of EduSoft, Quigo's sale to AOL, and PageMill Partners' sale to Duff & Phelps.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Daniel was vice president of business affairs on Sun Microsystems' business development team in charge of structuring, negotiating, and executing Sun's acquisitions and equity investments. During his tenure at Sun, the company completed over $2.5 billion in acquisitions. Prior to joining Sun, Daniel was a partner at a Silicon Valley-based firm.

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Areas of Practice 1) Corporate, 2) Mergers and Acquisitions, 3) Private Equity, 4) Business Restructuring & Reorganization and 5) Joint Ventures & Strategic Alliances
Law School New York University School of Law
Education University of Michigan (B.A., 1984)
Bar Member / Association Connecticut and California
Most recent firm Jones Day
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