Your binder contains too many pages, the maximum is 40.
We are unable to add this page to your binder, please try again later.
This page has been added to your binder.
December 17, 2009
NEW YORK, December 17, 2009 — Ethicon, Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company and a worldwide leader in surgical care, and Acclarent, Inc., a privately held medical technology company dedicated to designing, developing and commercializing devices that address conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat, have announced a definitive merger agreement whereby Ethicon will acquire Acclarent in an all-cash transaction for approximately $785 million. Covington & Burling LLP advised Johnson & Johnson on the transaction.
The Covington corporate team was led by partner J. D. Weinberg in New York, with San Francisco-based associates Donald Saelinger* and Robert Lutzker. Partner Mike Francese in the firm’s Washington office advised on employee benefits and executive compensation.
*Not yet admitted to practice in California.