Baker McKenzie has advised Cadence Design Systems, Inc. on its recent acquisition of Pointwise, Inc., a leader in mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software.

The Baker McKenzie lead partner on the transaction was Leif King, head of the Firm's Palo Alto office and Head of M&A/Corporate for the Firm's California offices. King was supported by Associates Barry Chang, David Fronckowiak, Amanda Bradley, and Pantea Faed, along with teams in the San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington, DC offices.

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