Shearman And Sterling

News August 19, 2021

Senior Financing In Support Of The €3.1 Billion Public To Private Acquisition Of Iliad Group By Xavier Niel

Shearman & Sterling acted as counsel to the lenders in connection with the senior financing in support of the €3.1 billion public to private acquisition of Iliad Group by Xavier Niel, the founder and current controlling shareholder of the Group.

Iliad is one of the largest telecommunications companies in Europe and is looking to use the take-private as an opportunity to accelerate its growth and pursue a new strategic plan focused on 5G and fiber networks.

The Shearman & Sterling team below included Charlie Gelbon.

The Team