Fenwick Represents Delphi Automotive in Acquisition of nuTonomy

Fenwick & West represented Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH), a high-technology company that integrates safer, greener and more connected solutions for automotive and transportation sectors, in its pending acquisition of nuTonomy, Inc., a leading developer of state-of-the-art software for self-driving cars for an upfront purchase price of $400 million and earn-outs totaling approximately $50 million. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to close prior to year-end.

The acquisition of nuTonomy is the latest in a series of investments that Delphi has made to expand its leadership position in the new mobility space by further accelerating Delphi’s commercialization of autonomous driving (AD) and automated mobility on-demand (AMoD) solutions worldwide.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyers Ethan Skerry, Kate Withers, Nam Kim, Feihong Xu and Jennifer Cho; technology transactions lawyers David Hayes, Chris Joslyn, Greg Hopewell, Nikki Qi, Caroline Greenwood, Ari Fink and Emily Bullis; executive compensation and employee benefits lawyers Gerald Audant, Elizabeth Gartland, Elizabeth Chang and Liza Morgan; antitrust lawyers Mark Ostrau and Ashley Walter; and tax lawyers David Forst and Ora Grinberg.