Boston, MA. Nixon Peabody LLP is proud to have represented TDK Corporation in its acquisition of Qeexo, Co., the first company to automate end-to-end machine learning (ML) for smart edge devices. Qeexo will become a wholly owned subsidiary of TDK.
TDK is a leading multinational electronics company that manufactures a range of electronic components for the automotive, industrial and consumer electronics, and information and communication technology sectors. The acquisition of Qeexo strengthens TDK’s ML capabilities and simplifies its ML application development. This move accelerates TDK’s transition to Industry 4.0, and positions the company as a leader in delivering smart edge solutions.
“TDK has established itself as a world leader in electronic solutions for the smart society,” said Brian Krob, a partner in Nixon Peabody’s Corporate practice who led the TDK deal team. “Combining that leadership with Qeexo’s expertise in automating machine learning application development will allow TDK to further push technological limits. We are honored to be part of this transaction.”
In addition to Krob, the core Nixon Peabody team involved in this acquisition included partners David Allswang, Daniel Burnham, Sean Clancy, Alexandra Lopez-Casero, David Martland, Damian Myers, and Justin Swindells; counsels Conrad Adkins, Kamau Coar, David Crosby, Jenny Holmes, and Jason Kunze; associates Robert Pethick and Marc Zhang; senior paralegal Timothy Fiester; and law clerk Yasmin Hayre.