Slaughters, MoFo and Freshfields advise as Japan's SoftBank buys UK's ARM for £24bn

Slaughters and MoFo take the lead as one of the world's largest technology companies snaps up a UK smartphone chip designer

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Slaughter and May and Morrison & Foerster have won the lead roles as Japan’s SoftBank agrees to acquire UK smartphone chip designer ARM for £24bn.

Slaughters is advising Cambridge-based ARM with a team in London including senior partner Steve Cooke, corporate partner Chris McGaffin and competition partner Jordan Ellison.

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