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Freshfields represents Hewlett Packard Enterprise in acquisition of Determined AI

Freshfields advised Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) in its acquisition of Determined AI, a San Francisco-based company that delivers unique software solutions to train artificial intelligence (AI) models faster using its open source machine learning training platform. The transaction combines Determined AI’s platform with HPE’s AI and high performance computing offerings to enable machine learning engineers to speed time-to-production for AI.

Learn more about the transaction here.

The Freshfields corporate team was led by counsel Zheng (Jonathan) Zhou and associate Briony Driscoll, with support from associate Max Sanders. Compensation and employee benefits advice was provided by partner Lori Goodman and senior associate Jordan Salzman. Data privacy and IP advice was provided by partner Menachem Kaplan and associate Marissa Yu. Tax advice was provided by partner Claude Stansbury and senior associate David Mitchell. Antitrust advice was provided by partner Jenn Mellott.


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