Applied Materials $2.2 billion acquisition of Kokusai Electric from KKR. 

LAW FIRM: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Hogan Lovells, Nishimura & Asahi, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett 

LAWYERS: Asa Shinkawa, Hideo Horikoshi, Takahiko Date and Makoto Shimizu

COUNTRY: Japan, United States

PRACTICE AREAS: Private equity

INDUSTRY SECTORS: Technology and telecommunications

Applied Materials $2.2 billion acquisition of Kokusai Electric from KKR is our deal of the month for July.

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Hogan Lovells acted for the buyer Applied Materials on acquiring Kokusai Electric for $2.2 billion from KKR, with Nishimura & Asahi and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett advising the sellers. 

Sullivan & Cromwell advised Goldman Sachs, the exclusive financial adviser to Applied Materials.