Pillsbury is representing longtime client Inphi Corporation, a leader in high-speed data movement, in its announced sale to Marvell Technology Group Ltd., a leader in infrastructure semiconductor solutions, in a cash and stock transaction with an implied valuation of approximately $10 billion. The combination of the two companies will create a U.S. semiconductor company with an enterprise value of approximately $40 billion.

The transaction will combine Marvell’s storage, networking, processor and security portfolio with Inphi’s leading electro-optics interconnect platform to position the combined company for end-to-end technology leadership in data infrastructure.

Silicon Valley partner Allison Leopold Tilley led the Pillsbury team, which included corporate attorneys Christina Pearson, Drew Simon-Rooke, Alex Tinucci, Charmaine Lindley, Andrew Clark and Jasmine Alves, as well as Steve Amdur, Daniel Budofsky and Stan Wong; executive compensation and benefits attorneys Cindy Schlaefer, Kevin Meil and Ben Gibbs; intellectual property attorney David Jakopin; regulatory attorneys Michael Sibarium, Nancy Fischer, Matt Rabinowitz, Zachary Rozen and Evan Storm; tax attorneys C. Brian Wainwright and Ricky Lin; and finance attorney Alicia McKnight.