LD&A announces the successful acquisition of Trango VP by VMWARE (NYSE, VMW)

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    Exclusive financial advisor to Trango VP

Mobility Handset Middleware

Lorentz, Deschamps & Associés acted as advisor to Trango VP’s shareholders in this transaction.

The intervention of LD&A was key to offer Trango VP’s shareholders a large coverage of potential acquirers and a seamless execution of the transaction. LD&A actively participated in the elaboration of a meaningful offer for both parties.

Founded in 2004, Trango VP is the leading provider of secured virtualization IP for embedded processors, licensing the TRANGO Hypervisor to major semiconductor and mobile device manufacturers.

VMWare INC (NYSE, VMW), founded in 1998 in California, is the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the datacenter. This acquisition is a key milestone in VMware’s strategic plan to bring virtualization to mobile phones, enabling a host of benefits for handset vendors, corporations and mobile phone users.

Team LD&A for the Deal: Mathieu Daouphars, François Carlot and Eve Lee-Pligersdorffer

About Drake Star Partners

Drake Star Partners is a global investment banking firm serving the technology, media and communications sectors (TMC) with offices in New York, London, Paris, Munich, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Berlin, Geneva, Singapore* and Dubai*. The firm focuses on M&A and corporate finance for its clients worldwide. Drake Star Partners completed over 400 transactions since 2004, 70% of which are cross-border.

Drake Star Partners is the marketing name for the global investment bank Drake Star Partners Limited and its subsidiaries and affiliates. In the USA, all securities are transacted through Drake Star Securities LLC. In the USA, Drake Star Securities LLC is regulated by FINRA and is a member of SIPC. Drake Star UK Limited (FRN 942020) is an appointed representative of Kession Capital Ltd (FRN582160) which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. © 2016 Drake Star Partners Limited.


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