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Apollo’s Brightspeed to Receive $500 Million Investment from Mubadala

Paul, Weiss is advising U.S.-based broadband and telecommunications company Brightspeed, an Apollo portfolio company, in Mubadala Investment Company’s $500 million investment in the company. The transaction follows an expansion of Mubadala and Apollo's global strategic partnership announced in 2022. Paul, Weiss advised Apollo on that partnership.

The Paul, Weiss team is led by corporate partners Ross Fieldston and Brian Janson and includes finance partners Gregory Ezring, Mark Wlazlo and Danielle Penhall, funds partners Matthew Goldstein and Robert Tananbaum, and corporate counsel Andrea Quek and Jason Tyler; tax partner Brad Okun and counsel Sohail Itani; intellectual property partner Charles Googe; and executive compensation counsel Meghan Fox.

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