FernandoCervantes

Associate

Silicon Valley + 1.650.739.3996

Fernando Cervantes focuses his practice on licensing and technology transactions. He works with a variety of companies in a wide range of industries and at different stages of their lifecycles.

Fernando has experience providing deal support for M&A transactions, corporate restructurings, and drafting agreements that help clients achieve their commercial objectives that relate to IP.

Fernando also maintains an active pro bono practice, representing individuals in domestic violence restraining orders and petitions for asylum.

Experience

  • Signature Aviation acquires 14 TAC Air locations Jones Day advised Signature Aviation in the acquisition of the TAC Air business of The Arnold Companies.
  • J.F. Lehman portfolio company acquires InlinerJones Day advised long-standing client J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading mid-market private equity firm focused on the defense, aerospace, and maritime sections, in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company Inland Pipe Rehabilitation of Inliner, a leading, vertically integrated provider of trenchless pipe rehabilitation solutions addressing wastewater and storm water infrastructure, from Granite Construction Incorporated.
  • Cohesity disposes of six-patent litigation brought by adverse competitor CommvaultJones Day successfully represented Cohesity Inc. ("Cohesity") and obtained dismissal in a six-patent, competitor suit filed by Commvault Systems in April 21, 2020.
  • Husqvarna acquires Orbit IrrigationJones Day advised Husqvarna AB on the acquisition of Lunar Holding Corporation ("Orbit Irrigation") for $480 million in cash.
  • Follett Corporation divests Baker & Taylor division to private investor groupJones Day advised Follett Corporation in its divestiture of its Baker & Taylor division, the world's premier distributor of physical and digital books and services to public and academic libraries, which will now operate as an independent, privately-owned entity group led by Baker & Taylor's President and CEO Aman Kochar.
  • Follett sells Follett School Solutions to Francisco PartnersJones Day advised Follett Corporation in the sale of Follett School Solutions to Francisco Partners.
  • EagleTree Capital acquires IntegreonJones Day advised EagleTree Capital in connection with the acquisition and financing of Integreon, a leading global managed services provider, from NewQuest Capital Partners.