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Oak Hill to Sell ViaWest to Shaw Communications

Oak Hill Capital Partners and other shareholders have entered in to a definitive agreement to sell Oak Hill portfolio company and Paul, Weiss client ViaWest, Inc., to Shaw Communications Inc., one of the largest Canadian telecommunications and media businesses, for an enterprise value of $1.2 billion. ViaWest is one of the largest privately held and most respected providers of data center infrastructure, cloud technology and managed IT solutions in North America. Completion of the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions, is expected in the third quarter of 2014.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partner Ariel Deckelbaum and counsel Didier Malaquin; employee benefits partner Robert Fleder; environmental counsel William O'Brien; intellectual property counsel Claudine Meredith-Goujon; regulatory counsel Richard Elliott; real estate partner Mitchell Berg; and tax partner David Sicular and counsel Alyssa Wolpin.

August 4, 2014

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