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Fenwick & West Represents Hifn in Acquisition by Exar

April 03, 2009

Fenwick & West LLP represented hi/fn, inc. ("Hifn") (NASDAQ: HIFN), a provider of the key OEM ingredients for 21st century storage and networking environments, in its acquisition by Exar Corporation (NASDAQ: EXAR). The successful completion of the exchange offer for Hifn shares was announced today and Exar has acquired all remaining outstanding Hifn shares by short-form merger. 

The Fenwick & West transaction team was led by David Healy and included corporate attorneys Andrew Luh, Horace Nash, Rob Ricca, Cara Kitagawa, Abraham Zuckerman and Aaron Sokoloff; technology transactions attorneys Larry Granatelli, Mark Ostrau, Spencer Glende, Chris Joslyn, Morgan Fong and Robin Schulman; executive compensation and employee benefits attorneys Blake Martell and Gerald Audant; tax attorneys Ron Schrotenboer and Timothy Fitzgibbon, and securities litigation attorneys Jay Pomerantz, Emmett Stanton, Carlos Orellana and Marie Bafus.​