Ramy Shweiky


San Francisco

Ramy Shweiky is a Partner in the San Francisco office and a member of Orrick's M&A and Private Equity Group and Corporate Business Unit.

Ramy advises public and private companies and their financial sponsors in the technology and life sciences sectors, with a focus on domestic and cross border M&A, joint ventures, financings, and other strategic transactions. He also counsels boards and investors on fiduciary duties and other corporate governance matters.

Ramy has been recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers in 2018-2021.

  • Select Transactions

    • Workday in connection with its $700 million acquisition of Peakon ApS and its Acquisition of Zimit.
    • Zynga in connection with its $250 million acquisition of Chartboost.
    • Bayer AG in connection with the sale of its global vegetable seeds business to BASF (announced deal value $1.19 billion); the formation of its BlueRock Therapeutics joint venture with Versant Ventures and subsequent acquisition of BlueRock Therapeutics (announced enterprise value $1 billion); its $215 million investment in Century Therapeutics, LLC; its cumulative investment of over $50 million in One Drop as lead investor in One Drop's Series B and Series C financings; its Unfold Bio joint venture with Temasek; its Joyn Bio joint venture with Ginkgo Bioworks; its Oerth Bio joint venture with Arvinas and related investment in Arvinas; its investment in the US$45 million Series C financing of Sound Agriculture and several other strategic investments of Leaps by Bayer in an array of emerging growth life science companies.
    • Trimble Navigation in its acquisition of several software companies, including: Azteca Systems LLC (dba “Cityworks”); Vianova Systems AS; Nexala Ltd.; Manhattan Software Group Ltd.; and certain other confidential non-public transactions.
    • Maxim Integrated Products in its acquisitions of Trinamic Motion Control BmBH and Icron Technologies; the sale of its MEMs business to Hanking Industrial; the sale/outsourcing of its manufacturing facility in San Antonio to TowerJazz; the sale of its smart meter/energy monitoring business to Silergy; the sale of its capacitive touch business to Qualcomm; and several other confidential non-public transactions.
    • Motorola Solutions in the sale of its Enterprise Mobility business to Zebra Technologies (announced deal value US$3.45 billion) (international aspects only) and certain other confidential non-public transactions.
    • Agilent Technologies in its spinoff of its electronic measurement business (known as Keysight Technologies).
    • NetScout Systems in connection with its acquisition of Danaher’s communication business (announced deal value US$2.6 billion) (international aspects only).
    • Symantec Corporation in the sale of its information management business (dba “Veritas”) to The Carlyle Group (announced deal value US$8 billion) (international aspects only).
    • Essex Property Trust in numerous registered and Rule 144A equity and debt offerings.