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Sandler Capital Completes $2 Billion Sale of Xplornet to Stonepeak Partners

Paul, Weiss advised Sandler Capital Management in the sale of its portfolio company Xplornet Communications Inc., a Canada-based broadband service provider, to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners for an enterprise value of $2 billion. 

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American Tower Acquires Eaton Towers in $1.85 Billion Deal

Paul, Weiss represented American Tower Corporation in its acquisition of Eaton Towers Holdings Limited for $1.85 billion, including debt.

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Boingo Wireless to Be Acquired by Digital Colony Management

Paul, Weiss is representing TAP Advisors as financial advisor to Boingo Wireless, Inc. in Boingo’s sale to an affiliate of Digital Colony Management, LLC.

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Magnachip to be Acquired by Wise Road Capital in $1.4 Billion Buyout

Paul, Weiss is advising South Korea-based Magnachip Semiconductor Corporation in its $1.4 billion take-private sale to investment vehicles established by Wise Road Capital LTD and certain of its limited partners. Magnachip is a designer and manufacturer of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor platform solutions for communications, Internet of Things (“IoT”), consumer, industrial and automotive applications.

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TELUS Corporation Completes Equity Offering

Paul, Weiss advised TELUS Corporation, one of Canada’s largest telecommunications companies, in a public offering in Canada and the United States of C$1.3 billion of common shares.

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Lendlease to Sell Telecommunications Tower Platform to Apollo

Paul, Weiss advised Lendlease, one of the world’s largest international property and investment groups, in the sale of a U.S. telecommunications platform to certain funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc.

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General Atlantic Invests $870 Million in Jio Platforms

Paul, Weiss is advising General Atlantic LLC in its $870 million investment in Jio Platforms, the largest India-based telecommunications company. The investment, along with similar recent investments from Facebook Inc., Silver Lake Partners and Vista Equity Partners, repositions Reliance Industries-owned Jio as a major tech player in the world’s second-largest internet market.

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John Hancock Invests in ExteNet Systems

Paul, Weiss advised John Hancock Life Insurance Company (U.S.A) as lead investor in a consortium that acquired approximately 30% of ExteNet Systems, a leading provider of mobility and fiber connectivity solutions, and the largest private owner and operator of DAS and small cell networks in the U.S.

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