LAWFUEL – US Business + Law – Davis Polk & Wardwell is advising Orac…

LAWFUEL – US Business + Law – Davis Polk & Wardwell is advising Oracle Corporation on its acquisition of Hyperion Solutions Corporation. Hyperion is a leading global provider of performance management software solutions. Oracle is the world’s largest enterprise software company.

According to the terms of the transaction, Oracle will acquire Hyperion through a cash tender offer for $52.00 per share, or approximately $3.3 billion. The transaction is subject to customary conditions and is expected to close in April 2007.

The Davis Polk corporate team includes partner William M. Kelly and associates Sam Kelso, Beth Hooton Ruiz, Stephen Salmon and Tobias Bage. Partner Rachel D. Kleinberg is providing tax advice and associates Cynthia Akard and Jeffrey M. Smith are providing employment advice. Partner Steven S. Weiner and associate Vishnu Reddy are providing intellectual property advice. All members of the Davis Polk team work in the Menlo Park office.