GTT Communications’ $2.3 Billion Acquisition of Interoute

A Goodwin represented GTT Communications in the deal. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer acted as Interoute’s legal advisers. GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Interoute, operator of one of Europe’s largest independent fiber networks and cloud networking platforms, for approximately €1.9 […]

JD Sports, JD Sprinter Holdings and Sport Zone’s merger of their businesses in the Iberian Peninsula

Cuatrecasas advises JD Sports and Sprinter on merger with sport zone in Spain and Portugal JD Sports Fashion, JD Sprinter and Sport Zone (Sonae Group) have completed the merger of their sports retail businesses in Spain and Portugal through a joint venture known as Iberian Sports Retail Group, which will be the second largest sports […]

Centennial Towers Colombia’s credit Facility granted by Goldman Sachs

Uría Menéndez, Philippi, Prietocarrizosa, Ferrero DU & Uría, White & Case, Gómez-Pinzón and NautaDutilh advised on the deal. Centennial Towers Colombia S.A.S., operating as a subsidiary of Centennial Towers secured a Credit facility with Goldman Sachs. Centennial Towers Holding LP operates in the telecommunications sector. The company was founded in 2007 from Bettsak Family. Uría […]

Novenergia v Kingdom of Spain’s arbitration regarding seven photovoltaic installations in Spain

Latham & Watkins has secured a victory for Novenergia II Energy & Environment, (SCA), SICAR, a Luxembourg-based renewables investment fund, in a Stockholm Chamber of Commerce arbitration against the Kingdom of Spain. Novenergia’s claims were brought under the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT), a multilateral treaty that protects investments made in the energy sector. The arbitration […]

Apollo Global Management’s Acquisition of a minority interest in DEMIRE Deutsche Mittelstand Real Estate AG

Hogan Lovells advised DEMIRE Deutsche Mittelstand Real Estate AG on the acquisition of a strategic interest in the company by funds managed by Apollo. As part of this transaction, the nominal share capital of DEMIRE is increased by 10% from authorised capital. AEPF III 15 S.à r.l., a holding company controlled by funds, which in […]

Warburg-HIH Invest’s acquisition of the Carré Göttingen shopping centre

Ashurst advised Warburg-HIH Invest Real Estate GmbH on the acquisition of the Carré Göttingen shopping centre for a special fund it manages. Carré Göttingen was sold by Kilderkin S.a.r.l., Luxembourg, a special purpose vehicle of Resolution III Holding. Carré Göttingen, located at the beginning of the city of Göttingen’s main shopping street, Weender Straße, was […]

Phoenix Group’s £3.24 billion acquisition of insurance business of Standard Life Aberdeen plc

Slaughter and May acted for SLA on the sale of its capital-intensive insurance business to Phoenix. The total consideration upon completion will be £3.24 billion, including £2.28 billion in cash and a 19.99% shareholding in Phoenix. The sale involves the disposal of Standard Life Assurance Limited, with SLA retaining its UK retail platforms and financial […]

Basalt Infrastructure Partners’ Second Fund $1.285 Billion Fundraising

Kirkland & Ellis advised Basalt Infrastructure Partners, an independent infrastructure equity investment firm with over US$2 billion under management, which recently closed its second fund, Basalt Infrastructure Partners II. The fund exceeded the initial fundraising target of US$1 billion, closing with final commitments of US$1.285 billion from over 30 global pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, […]