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August 22, 2016

King & Spalding Advises Aurrion, Inc. on Acquisition by Juniper Networks

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2016 — King & Spalding advised silicon-photonics networking company Aurrion, Inc. on the execution of its acquisition by optical network provider Juniper Networks.

Juniper, which is based in Sunnyvale, announced its intention to acquire Santa Barbara-based Aurrion on Aug. 2 for a purchase price of approximately $165 million, subject to customary adjustments. King & Spalding has acted as longtime counsel to Aurrion, including as counsel in its earlier venture financings and several significant commercial transactions.

The King & Spalding team on this matter was led by Silicon Valley partners Judy O’Brien, Jack Capers and Matt Stewart, and included counsel Todd Amdor; senior attorney Erika Kikuchi; and associates Katy Alexander and Jullia Park. Additional assistance was provided by partners Emma Maconick, John Sweet, Jason Jones and Les Oakes; counsel Ellen Sueda and Mark Wasden; senior associate Matthew Sandiford; and associates Dan Ray and Tom Randall.

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