Work Area: Telecoms

Mexican telecoms company Axtel makes tender offer

Paul Hastings LLP in New York has helped Mexican telecommunications company Axtel launch a US$75 million tender offer to buy back outstanding debt.

03 February 2023

Veirano poaches team from Mundie

Brazilian Elite firm Veirano Advogados has incorporated five Mundie e Advogados lawyers as partners, strengthening its administrative, regulatory, competition and telecoms practices.

06 January 2023

Tigo Paraguay completes tender offer

Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York has helped Tigo Paraguay, the local operation of telecoms multinational Millicom, make a US$55 million tender offer to buy outstanding notes.

06 January 2023

Oi sells telecom towers amid recovery proceedings

A subsidiary of Brazilian telecoms infrastructure group Highline has hired Vinson & Elkins LLP in New York and Stocche Forbes in São Paulo to buy 1.7 billion reais (US$325 million) worth of assets from Oi, as part of the seller’s ongoing judicial recovery.

05 January 2023

ECIJA makes double partner appointment in Mexico

ECIJA (Mexico) has bolstered its corporate, data protection, compliance and telecommunications practices by promoting two associates to partner, the first female lawyers to be elevated to the firm's senior rank.

16 December 2022

CPP Investments acquires stake in V.Tal from BTG Pactual

The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) has hired Mattos Filho to buy a minority stake in V.Tal, the fibre optics business of Brazilian telecoms company Oi, for 2.5 billion reais (US$468 million).

14 December 2022

KKR-Telefónica venture in Chile buys Entel’s fibre optics network

US law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP and the Santiago offices of Guerrero Olivos and CMS Carey & Allende have advised on Chilean internet provider OnNet Fibra’s US$358 million acquisition of fibre optic assets from local telecommunications company Entel.

31 October 2022

FiBrasil debt tap calls on Machado Meyer and Stocche Forbes

Machado Meyer Advogados has helped Brazilian fibre optics wholesaler FiBrasil issue new debt worth 315 million reais (US$58 million).

19 October 2022

Telefônica expands internet services in Brazil with tech buy

The Brazilian subsidiary of Spanish telecoms giant Telefónica has hired Madrona Advogados to acquire local internet solutions group Vita IT.

18 October 2022

Aguilar Castillo Love promotes in Costa Rica

Aguilar Castillo Love (Costa Rica) has bolstered its corporate practice by promoting an associate to partner.

13 October 2022

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