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Annette E. Becker

Technology

Represented AGB Nielsen Media Research BV, a subsidiary of New York- headquartered The Nielsen Company US LLC (NYSE: NLSN), in its acquisition of TVTY S.A., a leading TV attribution provider and ad monitoring company based in Paris, France. TVTY brings a wide range of outcomes capabilities that improve TV campaign execution. Its solutions enable advertisers and agencies to seamlessly optimize their spend based on the outcomes most important to their business. TVTY will complement and expand Nielsen’s TV Attribution and Ad Intel services.
Represented Microsoft Corporation in its acquisition by merger of RiskIQ, Inc., a San Francisco based cybersecurity company that provides threat intelligence and cloud-based software as a service for organizations. RiskIQ’s services and solutions will join Microsoft’s suite of cloud-native security products, including Microsoft 365 Defender, Microsoft Azure Defender, and Microsoft Azure Sentinel. The acquisition helps Microsoft provide better protection to organizations running applications and infrastructure across multiple clouds and hybrid cloud environments.
Represented Microsoft Corporation in its investment in A1 shares in a new technology-led company, HUB Platform Technology Partners Ltd., to build a cloud-based operating platform aimed at transforming asset managers' operations technology. HUB will use Microsoft as its technology platform to develop its asset management operating platform on Microsoft Azure cloud. PIMCO, Man Group, IHS Markit, State Street and McKinsey & Company also invested.
Advised Microsoft Corporation in connection with its investment in OpenAI Startup Fund I, L.P. a new US$100 million startup fund focusing on early-stage startups in fields of healthcare, climate change, education and AI applications. The fund is receiving investment from Microsoft Corporation and other partners. The invested companies will get early access to OpenAI systems and supports, in addition to credits on Microsoft Azure. The Fund will look to partner with early-stage startups in fields where AI can have a transformative effect and where AI tools can empower people by helping them be more productive, such as personal assistance and semantic search.
Represented Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) in its acquisition of Kinvolk GmbH
Represented Microsoft Corporation in its investment in PT Bukalapak.com
Represented Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) in its equity investment in OpenAI LP
Represented The Nielsen Company (US), LLC in its sale of the assets of Nielsen Social, LLC to Talkwalker Inc.
Represented ePlus Technology inc., a subsidiary of ePlus inc. (Nasdaq: PLUS) in its acquisition of the assets of Systems Management Planning, Inc.
Represented PayneGroup Inc. in its sale to BigHand Inc.
Represented ePlus Technology inc., a subsidiary of ePlus inc. (Nasdaq: PLUS) in its acquisition of the assets of Innovative Technology Systems & Solutions, Inc. d/b/a as ABS Technology
Represented Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) subsidiary GitHub Inc. in its acquisition of Semmle Inc.
Represented Centrica Business Solutions US, Inc. in its acquisition of SmartWattEnergy, Inc.
Represented ePlus Technology Inc., a subsidiary of ePlus, inc. (Nasdaq: PLUS) in its acquisition of SLAIT Consulting, LLC
Represented Microsoft Global Finance in its equity investment in Databricks, Inc.
Represented Microsoft Global Finance in its equity investment in Grab Holdings Inc.
Represented Apex Learning, Inc. in its sale to AL Digital Holdings, LLC
Represented ePlus Technology Inc., a subsidiary of ePlus inc. (Nasdaq: PLUS) in its acquisition of the assets of Integrated Data Storage, LLC.
Represented ePlus Technology, Inc. in its acqusition of OneCloud Computing, Inc.
Represented Microsoft GmbH in its investment in Flipkart Limited
Represented Wickr in its acquisition of Net Power and Light, Inc.
Represented Founder in Majority Recapitalization of Paula’s Choice Holdings, Inc. with TA Associates
Represented Halliburton Energy Services, Inc. in its sale of IPv4 addresses
Represented Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) in its acquisition of 6 Wunderkinder GmbH
Represented Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) in its acquisition of Codenauts GmbH
Represented Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) in its acquisition of SyntaxTree SARL
Represented Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) in its acquisition of Capptain SAS
Represented Paula’s Choice LLC in its sale to Paula’s Choice Holdings, Inc., a subsidiary of Bertram Capital Management, LLC
Represented Fum Machineworks, Inc. d/b/a Recipezaar.com in the sale of its outstanding stock to Scripps Networks, LLC

Health Care/Senior Housing and Care

Represented Merrill Gardens L.L.C. in connection with the sale of interests in MG Landlord II, LLC (a joint venture with Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN)) to SHI-IV Merrill JV Company LLLP
Represented Merrill Gardens L.L.C. in connection with the formation of SHI-IV Merrill JV Company LLLP (a joint venture with an affiliate of AEW Capital Management)
Represented Merrill Gardens L.L.C. in the formation of a joint venture with ReNew REIT to co-own and operate 26 properties acquired from New Senior Investment Group
Represented Merrill Gardens L.L.C. in its acquisition of Blue Harbor Senior Living
Represented R.D. Merrill Real Estate Holdings, LLC in the formation of RDM QOZ Fund I, LLC
Represented R.D. Merrill Real Estate Holdings, LLC in the formation of RDM Housing Strategies VI, LLC
Represented Merrill Gardens L.L.C. in the purchase and sale of five senior living facilities in various locations across the US with an affiliate of AEW Capital Management LLC
Represented Merrill Gardens L.L.C. in the formation of a joint venture, SHI-III Merrill JV Company III LLLP, with SHI-III Merrill Investor, L.P., an affiliate of AEW Senior Housing Investors, L.P.
Represented R.D. Merrill Real Estate Holdings LLC in the formation of a joint venture with STCA, LLC to develop, own and operate a senior housing facility
Represented MH RDM Holdings LLC in connection with the sale of three senior housing facilities to SHI-III Merrill JV Company III LLLP
Represented Merrill Gardens at Auburn, LLC and Merrill Gardens L.L.C. in the sale of a senior housing facility to SHI-III Merrill JV Company III, LLLP
Represented Merrill Gardens at Rockridge, LLC in the sale of a senior housing facility to SHI-III Merrill JV Company III, LLLP
Represented Best Years LLC in a joint venture with Cindat WT LLC.
Represented Cindat Best Years (US) LLC in connection with joint venture with Welltower Inc.
Represented 191 II Holdings LLC, in the sale of four senior housing projects to SHI-III Merrill Development JV LLLP, a joint venture between AEW Capital Management and Merrill Gardens L.L.C.
Represented RDM Housing Strategies V, LLC in its new joint venture SHI-III Merrill Development JV LLLP, with a fund managed by AEW Capital Management
Represented R.D. Merrill Real Estate Holdings, L.L.C. in its private placement for limited liability company interests in RDM Housing Strategies V, LLC
Represented Merrill Gardens in the sale of its 20% joint venture interest in MG Landlord, LLC to Healthcare REIT, Inc. (NYSE: HCN), and the formation of a new joint venture with Healthcare REIT, Inc. to own, operate and lease independent and assisted living facilities
Represented Falck Northern California Corp. in its acquisition of the assets of Emergency Vehicle Management, Inc. and On-Site Response, Inc.
Represented FCA Corp., a subsidiary of Falck USA, Inc., in its acquisition of the assets of Verihealth Southern California, LLC
Represented Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) in its disposition of certain assets of its Amalga health solutions business
Represented Merrill Gardens L.L.C. in its combination sale and joint venture with Health Care REIT, Inc.
Represented Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) in its acquisition of the outstanding shares of Global Care Solutions (GCS) S.A.
Represented Merrill Gardens LLC in the sale of its Eastern division to CSH Master Care USA, Inc., a subsidiary of Chartwell Seniors Housing Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: CSH.UN)
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