Shearman & Sterling advised Amadys, a portfolio company of Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone), on the financing of the acquisition of Infraconcepts, a Dutch systems provider of passive network equipment solutions for the telecommunications sector.
In the Netherlands, Infraconcepts B.V. has been one of the leading providers in its field for more than 20 years. The company is mainly active in the telecommunications sector, as well as in the energy, industrial, road construction, hydro-engineering, railway, mobile communications and data centre segments, with its solutions contributing significantly to broadband expansion efforts in the region. Together with Amadys, the company’s market position is set to be strengthened further and its additional growth potential leveraged.
Amadys, headquartered in Brussels, provides its customers with a broad range of passive network equipment solutions for utility networks, with a focus on the telecommunications, water, gas and electricity sectors, as well as on general industrial businesses. The company’s product and service portfolio ranges from fibre optic cabling and components to cables, ducts, closures and covers. Amadys has already been active in the Dutch market via its subsidiary GM Products, a provider of fibre optic components and systems based in Eindhoven.
The Shearman & Sterling finance team led by partner Winfried M. Carli previously advised Equistone on the financing of the acquisition of Amadys in 2019.