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United Group to Acquire Wind Hellas

Paul, Weiss is representing BC Partners portfolio company United Group, the leading provider of telecommunications services and media in southeast Europe, in its acquisition of telecoms operator Wind Hellas from Crystal Almond Holdings Limited. Greece-based Wind Hellas is one of the country’s three mobile, fixed, internet and television service operators, with a total of 4.2 million users. The transaction will enable United Group to combine Wind with its existing Greek pay-TV provider Nova to create a strong converged operator that will be Greece’s number two player in both broadband internet and television services. The transaction is expected to be completed in 2022, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Adam Wollstein and Alvaro Membrillera; and antitrust counsel Yuni Sobel.

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