Shearman & Sterling advised Corning Incorporated on its proposed acquisition of 3M Company’s global Fiber and Copper Connectivity Solutions Business. The closing of the transaction is subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science with a 166-year track record of life-changing inventions. Corning applies its unparalleled expertise in glass science, ceramics science and optical physics, along with its deep manufacturing and engineering capabilities, to develop category-defining products that transform industries and enhance people's lives. Corning succeeds through sustained investment in RD&E, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and deep, trust-based relationships with customers who are global leaders in their industries.