FirstLight’s Acquisition of PrimeLink


Harter Secrest & Emery LLP served as legal counsel to PrimeLink in connection with this transaction. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP served as legal counsel to FirstLight.

FirstLight has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PrimeLink.

This transaction enhances FirstLight’s position in Upstate New York including Plattsburgh, Glens Falls, Queensbury, Albany & Lake Champlain Corridor with additional fiber capacity into Montreal, Canada.

The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2020, following the satisfaction of customary regulatory approvals. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

FirstLight provides fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud, and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast.

PrimeLink, a subsidiary of The Champlain Telephone Company, is a provider of voice and data services to residential and business customers.

Morgan Lewis team advising FirstLight was led by Partner Kimberly Taylor (Picture) and associates Matthew Cubin and Alexandra Good.

Involved fees earner: Matthew Cubin – Morgan Lewis; Alexandra Good – Morgan Lewis; Kimberly Taylor – Morgan Lewis;

Law Firms: Morgan Lewis;

Clients: FirstLight;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti