Vinson & Elkins advised DigitalBridge Investment Management, the investment platform of DigitalBridge Group, Inc., in its lead investment in a £295 million funding round in Netomnia, a provider of full fibre broadband infrastructure, and internet service provider YouFibre.
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.
Vinson & Elkins advised Belden Inc., a leading global supplier of specialty networking solutions, in connection with its private offering of €300 million in aggregate principal amount of 3.375% senior subordinated notes due 2031.
Vinson & Elkins advised Helios Towers in connection with its entry into agreement to acquire 2,890 telecom tower sites in Oman from Omantel, the largest mobile network operator in Oman, for US$575 million.
Vinson & Elkins advised Data Foundry, Inc., a carrier-neutral data center colocation provider, in a transaction whereby technology infrastructure corporation Switch, Inc. will acquire Data Foundry for $420 million in an all cash transaction.
Vinson & Elkins advised Blackstone, the largest global alternative asset manager in the world, in connection with the agreement by private equity funds affiliated with Blackstone to acquire Sabre Industries, Inc. (“Sabre”) from The Jordan Company. The acquisition of Sabre continues Blackstone Energy Partners’ focus on investing in companies that support the transition to cleaner, more affordable energy.
Vinson & Elkins advised its longstanding client Helios Towers plc (“Helios Towers”, the “Group”), the FTSE 250 independent telecommunications infrastructure company, in connection with agreements with Airtel Africa Group companies (“Airtel Africa”) to acquire its passive infrastructure operating companies in Madagascar and Malawi and its entry into exclusive memorandum of understanding arrangements for the potential acquisition of its passive infrastructure assets in Chad and Gabon, all subject to required regulatory approvals. These are all new markets for Helios Towers and will involve long-term service contracts for an initial period of 12 years providing $1.1 billion of future contracted revenue.
Vinson & Elkins advised Comscore, Inc. (the “Company”), a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, in connection with a recapitalization transaction involving investments in convertible preferred stock from Charter Communications Holding Company, LLC (“Charter”), Qurate Retail, Inc. and an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.
Vinson & Elkins served as underwriters’ counsel in connection with the debut Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of $450 million aggregate principal amount of 3.875% senior secured notes due 2027 and $415 million aggregate principal amount of 5.625% senior notes due 2028 by Cablevision Lightpath LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the “Company”), a subsidiary company of Altice USA, Inc. a Delaware Corporation.
Vinson & Elkins advised Lifesize, a global innovator of video collaboration and meeting productivity solutions, in connection with its merger with Serenova, a leading contact center-as-a-service (CCaaS) provider, creating a contact center communications and workplace collaboration company serving more than 10,000 customers worldwide.
Vinson & Elkins represented the investment banks in connection with the Rule 144A/Regulation S offering of $1.2 billion aggregate principal amount of 5.000% senior secured notes due 2028, €1.1…