Work Area: Telecoms

Internet provider Brisanet debuts on São Paulo stock exchange

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and São Paulo and Lefosse Advogados in São Paulo have helped Brazilian internet provider Brisanet reais 1.4 billion reais (US$280 million) in an initial public offering on the B3 stock exchange.

12 August 2021

Multiple firms steer Lumen’s US$2.7 billion LatAm business sale

US private equity company Stonepeak has enlisted Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York and Palo Alto as lead international counsel to buy Lumen Technologies’ Latin American business for US$2.7 billion.

05 August 2021

KKR and Telefónica set up Colombian fibre optic project

US investor KKR has hired Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in Houston and Gómez-Pinzón in Bogotá to pay US$500 million for a majority stake in Telefónica Colombia’s fibre optic network, through which the two companies will establish the country’s first wholesale digital infrastructure venture.

04 August 2021

Several firms in Brazilian internet provider IPO

Simpson Thacher & Barlett LLP in New York and São Paulo and Brazilian firm Pinheiro Neto Advogados have helped telecommunications company Desktop Sigmanet raise 715 million reais (US$137 million) in an initial public offering on the São Paulo stock exchange.

02 August 2021

DLA Piper adds partner and counsel in Mexico

Mexico’s DLA Piper Gallástegui y Lozano has strengthened its arbitration and telecoms practices by hiring a partner from local firm Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle SC and adding a counsel from the country’s telecoms regulator.

28 July 2021

Pinheiro Neto and Mattos Filho in Anhanguera-TIM education tie-up

Telecoms group TIM Brasil has turned to Pinheiro Neto Advogados to partner with Anhanguera Educacional to create a new online learning platform.

26 July 2021

Telecom Argentina loan calls on EGFA and Marval O'Farrell

Telecom Argentina has hired local law firm EGFA to obtain a US$30 million loan from JP Morgan.

07 July 2021

Tauil & Chequer in TIM’s sustainability-linked debt offer

Telecoms giant TIM Brasil has relied on Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown to raise 1.6 billion reais (US$315 million) in an issuance of sustainability-linked debentures.

21 June 2021

Asterion buys more LatAm data centres from Telefónica

Clifford Chance LLP in Madrid and London and Carey in Santiago have advised Spanish investment manager Asterion in its acquisition of four data centres in Chile and Spain from telecoms giant Telefónica, worth US$120 million.

10 June 2021

Brigard Urrutia and Garrigues in Coltel-DirecTV broadband deal

Colombian telecoms company Coltel has hired Brigard Urrutia to buy the fixed internet business of the local branch of US satellite television service DirecTV.

01 June 2021

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