Micheal J.Reagan


Silicon Valley + 1.650.687.4147

For more than 20 years, Micheal Reagan has advised buyers and sellers of public and private enterprises on a wide range of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisition transactions totaling more than $30 billion. His experience includes strategic acquisition and sale transactions, business acquisitions and divestitures, tender and exchange offers, corporate consolidation transactions, asset acquisition and sale transactions, and joint ventures and other strategic partnering arrangements.

In addition to mergers and acquisitions, Micheal has experience in private and public securities offerings, corporate finance, corporate governance, and general corporate matters representing emerging growth, privately held, and publicly traded companies as well as venture capital and private equity firms.

Micheal represents clients from a wide range of industries, including semiconductor, software, internet security, wireless and mobile, information technologies, life sciences, and entertainment.

Recent matters include transactions for Hitachi Vantara, Intersil, Linear Technology, MagnaChip Semiconductor, Oclaro, PMC-Sierra, Sharks Sports & Entertainment, SAP, Synaptics, Twilio, and VMware.


  • Playboy to become public company by combining with Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp.Jones Day is advising Playboy Enterprises, Inc. in its definitive merger agreement with Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: MCAC) ("Mountain Crest"), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC), whereby Playboy shareholders will be entitled to receive shares of common stock in Mountain Crest, and Mountain Crest will assume outstanding Playboy debt, for a total purchase price valued at approximately $381 million.
  • Synaptics divests LCD TDDI business to Hua Capital for $139.4 millionJones Day advised Synaptics Incorporated in its $139.4 million divestiture of its Asia-based mobile LCD TDDI Business to an affiliate of Hua Capital.
  • Hitachi Vantara acquires Waterline Data, Inc.Jones Day advised Hitachi Vantara LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., in its acquisition of all of the assets of Waterline Data, Inc., a U.S.-based company that provides intelligent data cataloging solutions for DataOps that help customers more easily gain actionable insights from large datasets and comply with data regulations.
  • Hitachi Vantara acquires ContainerShip, Inc.Jones Day advised Hitachi Vantara LLC in its acquisition of assets from ContainerShip, Inc., a start-up company specializing in the Kubernetes open-source platform space.
  • Panalpina and DSV join forces by way of CHF 4.6 billion (US$4.6 billion) public exchange of stockJones Day advised Panalpina Welttransport (Holding) AG, Basel, Switzerland, one of the world's leading freight forwarders, with respect to German, EU, and U.S. securities law aspects and foreign direct investment filings in connection with the combination with DSV A/S, Hedhusene, Denmark, by way of a CHF 4.6 billion (US$4.6 billion) public exchange offer of DSV to all Panalpina shareholders to tender their Panalpina shares (listed at SIX Swiss Exchange) against DSV shares (listed at NASDAQ Copenhagen).
  • Oclaro sold to Lumentum for $1.8 billion in cash and stockJones Day advised Oclaro, Inc. in its $1.8 billion acquisition by Lumentum Holdings Inc.
  • Hitachi Vantara acquires REAN CloudJones Day advised Hitachi Vantara in its acquisition of REAN Cloud LLC, a global cloud systems integrator, managed services provider and solutions developer of cloud-native applications across big data, machine learning and emerging internet of things (IoT) spaces.
  • MagnaChip completes $45.4 million secondary public offering of Common StockJones Day represented MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation, a Korea-based designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor products, in connection with its $45.4 million secondary public offering of Common Stock by selling stockholders affiliated with Avenue Capital Management II, L.P.
  • Linear Technology acquired by Analog Devices for $14.8 billionJones Day advised Linear Technology Corporation on its sale to Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Intersil acquired by Renesas Electronics for $3.2 billionJones Day advised Intersil Corporation, a provider of power management and precision analog solutions, in its $3.2 billion acquisition by Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions.
  • Corpus Medical sold to Ampersand Capital PartnersJones Day advised Corpus Medical, Inc., a leading Silicon Valley contract development and manufacturing company for interventional medical devices, catheter-based delivery systems and implants, in its stock sale to Ampersand Capital Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm focused on healthcare investments.
  • VMware acquires Arkin NetJones Day advised VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, in its acquisition of Arkin Net Inc., a leader in software-defined data center security and operations.
  • Atmel acquired by Microchip Technology for $3.56 billionJones Day advised Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML) on its sale to Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP) in a cash (85 percent) and stock (15 percent) transaction valued at approximately $3.56 billion.
  • Atmel receives unsolicited superior proposal and terminates definitive agreement to be acquired by Dialog for $4.6 billionJones Day represented Atmel Corporation in connection with its definitive agreement to be acquired by UK-based Dialog Semiconductor plc in a cash and stock transaction for $4.6 billion.
  • Genemed Biotechnologies sold to Sakura Finetek USAJones Day advised Genemed Biotechnologies, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of immunohistochemical reagents for in vitro diagnostics, in its stock sale to Sakura Finetek USA, Inc., a global designer and manufacturer of histology equipment for pathologic laboratory use.
  • Hitachi Data Systems acquires PentahoJones Day advised Hitachi Data Systems Corporation in its acquisition of Pentaho Corporation, a leading big data integration and business analytics company with an open source-based platform for diverse big data deployments.
  • Milyoni merges with PhotobucketJones Day advised Milyoni, Inc., a global provider of social video and social video marketing for entertainment companies, brands, and artists, in its merger with Photobucket Corporation, an image and video hosting website.
  • Synaptics acquires LCD display driver manufacturer Renesas SP Drivers for JPY48.5 billion (US$475 million)Jones Day advised Synaptics Inc., a leading developer of human interface solutions, in connection with its JPY48.5 billion (US$475 million) definitive agreement to acquire Renesas SP Drivers, Inc., a Japanese joint venture between Renesas Electronics Corporation, Sharp Corporation, and Powerchip Technology Corp., which is the market leader in small and medium-sized LCD driver ICs and provides high performance display drivers to the world's leading consumer device OEMs.
  • Unitus Impact Partners completes follow-on investment in MobiViJones Day advised Unitus Impact Partners LLC, a venture capital firm focused on scalable businesses in Asia's emerging economies, in connection with its follow-on investment in MobiVi, a Vietnam-based technology company that utilizes a proprietary e-commerce and electronic transaction processing platform to sell digitally distributable products.
  • Milyoni raises capital in Series C Preferred Stock financingJones Day represented Milyoni, Inc., the leader in social video and social video marketing platforms for entertainment companies, brands, and artists all over the globe, in connection with its issuance of Series C Preferred Stock in a private placement to Oak Investment Partners, ATA Ventures, and Thomvest Ventures.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • January 26, 2017
      Lawyers and Social Media, speaker, Jones Day MCLE University
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