Orrick Advises Approved Networks and US Critical on Acquisition by Champion Optical Network Engineering


Orrick advised Approved Networks and U.S. Critical, two affiliated California companies engaged in the programming, testing and distribution of optical networking systems, on their acquisition by Champion Optical Network Engineering, an Ohio manufacturer of open standards-based, carrier-grade network solutions. Champion Optical Network Engineering is a portfolio company of Connecticut-based private equity firm A&M Capital.

The Orrick team was led by Bryan Gadol and included Wendy Kottmeier, Daniel Saposnik, Max Hyatt, Marley Brison, Eric Wall, Kimberly Loocke, Hari Raman, Ramon Galvan, Michael Wiesner, Michael Weil and Glenn Dassoff.