Christopher R. Moore

Christopher R. Moore

Partner, Silicon Valley

Chris Moore represents acquirors, targets, boards of directors, investment banks, and investors in complex domestic and cross-border merger and acquisition transactions as well as joint ventures, with a focus on the technology and life sciences sectors.

Chris's recent experience includes billions of dollars of M&A activity for some of the world's top technology and life sciences companies as well as investment banks in connection with their roles as financial advisors on M&A transactions.

Education and admissions


J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, 2008

B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, cum laude, 2004


Member, Working Group for the ABA 2016 Strategic Buyer/Public Target M&A Deal Points Study

Member, Study Leadership Group for the forthcoming ABA M&A Carveout Transactions Deal Points Study

Bar admissions and qualifications


New York

Representative experience

Walmart in its pending US$16bn acquisition of Flipkart.

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. in its pending approximately US$6bn acquisition of Cavium, Inc.

Synopsys in its US$565m acquisition of Black Duck Software, Inc.

Dialog Semiconductor in its US$276m acquisition of Silego Technology, Inc.

Zulily in its US$2.4bn sale to Liberty Interactive Corporation.*

Eli Lilly in its US$960m acquisition of CoLucid Pharmaceuticals.*

XenoPort in its US$446.6m sale to Arbor Pharmaceuticals.*

Adobe in its acquisition of Aviary.*

Synopsys in its acquisitions of Protecode, Gold Standard Simulations, Cigital, and Codiscope.*

Telstra Corporation in its acquisition of Ooyala.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

Latest thinking and events


Silicon Valley M&A Forum


Silicon Valley M&A Forum


Silicon Valley M&A Forum

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