Shearman And Sterling

News March 02, 2015

Shearman & Sterling Advises on Purchase of Orange Communications (Orange Switzerland) by French Entrepreneur Xavier Niel

Shearman & Sterling advised holding companies owned by Xavier Niel, founder and main shareholder of Iliad (Free), on the structuring and financing of the acquisition of Orange Communications SA (Orange Switzerland) from funds managed by Apax Partners for an enterprise value of 2.8 billion Swiss francs.

This acquisition, issued on December 18, 2014, was completed following the approval of the Swiss Federal Communications Commission.

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