Deals & Cases

Deals & Cases

January 2014

Qualcomm acquires kooaba

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), acting through its Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc.  subsidiary, successfully completed the acquisition of kooaba AG, Zurich, for an undisclosed consideration. Qualcomm is the world leader in 3G, 4G and next-generation wireless technologies. kooaba, a spin-off from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) develops image recognition technology.

Lenz & Staehelin acted as legal counsel to Qualcomm. The team was led by Tino Gaberthüel (Corporate / M&A) and included Dominik Kaczmarczyk, Eric Meier and Alex Wille (Corporate / M&A), Stefan Bürge and Peter Ling (Intellectual Property / IT), Remo Decurtins (Employment / Pensions) as well as Pascal Hinny and Stephan Brandner (Tax).

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