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Daniel R. Mitz
Of Counsel


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  • New York University (J.D. 1989; Law Review); University of Michigan (B.A. with highest distinction 1984; Phi Beta Kappa)

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut and California

Daniel Mitz is Jones Day's global head of Tech M&A. He represents companies in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions. He has extensive experience advising clients on corporate governance and fiduciary duty matters.

Recent representative public company transactions include SAP's acquisitions of Callidus ($2.4 billion), Concur ($8.3 billion), Sybase ($5.8 billion), Ariba ($4.3 billion), and SuccessFactors ($3.4 billion); Nvidia's acquisition of Mellanox ($6.9 billion); Oclaro's sale to Lumentum ($1.8 billion); Linear Technology's sale to Analog Devices ($14.8 billion); Itron's acquisition of Silver Spring Networks ($830 million); Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor ($1.3 billion); Lam Research's acquisitions of KLA-Tencor ($10.6 billion) and Novellus ($3.3 billion); Atmel's proposed sale to Dialog Semiconductor ($4.6 billion) and subsequent sale to Microchip Technology ($3.6 billion); Intersil's sale to Renesas ($3.2 billion); and Randstad's acquisition of Monster ($429 million).

Representative private company transactions include SAP's acquisitions of Qualtrics ($8.0 billion), Gigya, and hybris AG; Cylance's sale to BlackBerry ($1.4 billion); Ansys's acquisitions of Optis and Granta; NXP's acquisition of OmmiPHY; Itron's acquisition of Comverge ($100 million); GE's acquisition of IQP; ABB's sale of the Meyer Steel Structures business ($600 million) and Thomas & Betts HVAC business ($260 million); VMware's acquisitions of CloudHealth and Arkin; Hitachi Vantara's acquisitions of REAN Cloud and Pentaho; Education Testing Service's acquisition of Questar ($127.5 million); and Check's sale to Intuit ($350 million).

Prior to joining Jones Day, Daniel was vice president of business affairs on Sun Microsystems' business development team in charge of structuring, negotiating, and executing Sun's acquisitions and equity investments.

Daniel Mitz