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DLA Piper Advises Polhem Infra on Ukrainian Aspects of Telia Carrier Acquisition

DLA Piper Advises Polhem Infra on Ukrainian Aspects of Telia Carrier Acquisition

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DLA Piper’s Kyiv office has advised Polhem Infra on the Ukrainian aspects of its SEK 9.4 billion acquisition of the Swedish telecommunication services provider Telia Carrier from the Telia Company.

According to DLA Piper, with the acquisition of Telia Carrier, "Polhem Infra will own and operate more than 74,000 kilometers of fiber network, with 320 connection points in the world.” The firm reports that “Telia Carrier and Telia Company will continue to work together to provide services and develop new solutions for customers.”

DLA Piper's team included Partners Alla Kozachenko and Natalia Pakhomovska and Legal Directors Anastasiya Bolkhovitinova and Natalia Kirichenko.

Editor's note: After this article was published, Kambourov & Partners informed CEE Legal Matters that it had acted as Bulgarian advisor to Polhem Infra on the deal. The firm's team was led by Partner Veronika Hadjieva.

Subsequently, Sorainen announced they had acted as local counsel for Polhem Infra in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Their team was led by Counsel Janis Bite and included Counsel Jonas Kiauleikis and Senior Associate Robin Teever.

Subsequently, Ellex announced it had advised the seller in the Baltics, working together with Swedish law firm Mannheimer Swartling. the Ellex team included Senior Partner Raimonds Slaidins, Partners Risto Vahimets and Jaunius Gumbis, Associate Partner Tomas Kamblevicius, Attorneys Alla Kuznetsova and Reinis Sokolovs, and Lawyer Ieva Krivickaite.

Our article originally misquoted the value of the transaction as SEK 9.4 million.

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