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DigitalBridge Investment Management to Acquire Controlling Stake in Vertical Bridge

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Vinson & Elkins advised DigitalBridge Investment Management, the investment management platform of DigitalBridge Group, Inc., in connection with a definitive agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Vertical Bridge Holdings, LLC, the largest private owner and operator of wireless communications infrastructure in the United States with over 308,000 owned or master-leased sites, including over 8,000 towers across the U.S.

The V&E corporate team was led by partner Gabriel Silva, senior associate Robert Hughes and associates David Bumgardner and Gabriela Astolphi. Also advising were counsel Sarah Mitchell and associate Alex Turner; associates Brandon Brunet, Chandler Jones, Nina Ramachandran and Chloe Schmergel; partners Chris Mangin and David Peck, senior associate Paige Anderson and associate Olivia Sher; partner Sean Becker, counsel Martin Luff and associate Annie Blanc; counsel Julia Petty and associate Maddison Riddick; partner Devika Kornbacher and senior associate Sean Hill; partner Matt Dobbins and associate Simon Willis; senior associate Jared Knight and associates Joe O’Connell, Summer Thomas and Will Bell; partner Jeremy Marwell; partner Hill Wellford, counsel David Smith and senior associate Evan Miller; partner David Wicklund, senior associate Caitlin Snelson and associates Cole Renicker, Ariel Guerrero-Stewart and Jyra Bickham; and partner Chris Duffy and senior associate Dora Georgescu.

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