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FirstLight to Acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group

Paul, Weiss is representing FirstLight Fiber in its agreement to acquire Finger Lakes Technologies Group. Financial terms of the transaction, expected to close in the third quarter of 2017, were not disclosed. FirstLight is a leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in the Northeast. Finger Lakes Technologies Group provides data, Internet and voice solutions to business customers in New York and Pennsylvania though its fiber network.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Brian Lavin, Angelo Bonvino and Eric Goodison and counsel Lindsey Wiersma; real estate partner Mitchell Berg; tax partner David Sicular; litigation partner Andrew Forman; employee benefits counsel Jason Ertel; intellectual property counsel Menachem Kaplan; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.

March 6, 2017

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