Microsoft Corporation/LinkedIn

Microsoft Corporation in connection with its US$26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn Corporation and LinkedIn Corporation in respect of Canadian Competition Act advice and services.

Client

Microsoft Corporation/LinkedIn

Value

US$26 billion

Service

Competition/Antitrust

Date Closed

December 2016

Lead Office

Toronto


 

On December 8, 2016, Microsoft Corporation ("Microsoft") completed its acquisition of Linkedin Corporation ("LinkedIn"). Osler was Canadian counsel to Microsoft Corporation in connection with the US$26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn Corporation, and was also counsel to LinkedIn Corporation in connection with the Canadian Competition Act advice and services in respect of the transaction. To date, this is the largest acquisition in Microsoft’s history.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented Microsoft Corporation and LinkedIn Corporation with a team lead by Michelle Lally and Shuli Rodal.


Team
Michelle Lally - Competition/Antitrust Lawyer
Key Contact

Michelle Lally

Partner, Competition/Antitrust & Foreign Investment

Shuli Rodal - Competition Lawyer

Shuli Rodal

Partner, Competition/Antitrust & Foreign Investment