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News Nov 16, 2014

Shearman & Sterling Advises Vector Capital on Proposed Acquisition of ChyronHego Corporation

Shearman & Sterling is advising Vector CH Holdings (Cayman), L.P., a subsidiary of Vector Capital, in its definitive agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of ChyronHego Corporationfor $2.82 per share in cash.

Vector Capital is a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses. ChyronHego (NASDAQ: CHYR) is a global leader in broadcast graphics creation, play-out and real-time data visualization, with a wide range of products and services for live television, news and sports production.

The Shearman & Sterling team included associate Lisa Lopshire (San Francisco-Mergers & Acquisitions), as well as partners Gus Atiyah (Washington, DC-Finance), Samuel Waxman (New York-Intellectual Property Transactions), and Larry Crouch (Palo Alto-Tax); counsel Daniel Stellenberg (Palo Alto-Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits); and associates Kelly Karapetyan (New York-Antitrust), Nathan Wood (Palo Alto-Finance), Zheng Bao (Palo Alto-Intellectual Property Transactions), Benjamin Petersen (Palo Alto-Intellectual Property Transactions), Beverly Chang (Washington, DC-Finance), Stephanie Monastra (New York-Executive Compensation & Employee Benefits) and Ryan Bray (Palo Alto-Tax).