Our Telecoms Practice Group handles a wide range of corporate and finance transactions in the telecom sector, as well as complex related regulatory matters in the telecommunications, telephony, media, internet, satellite and broadcasting sectors.
Our Firm has handled some of the largest and most sophisticated transactions in the sector, such as the divestment of the Grupo Atento Mexican subsidiaries by Telefónica S.A., part of a USD$1.34 billion deal, and the headline Televisa – Grupo Salinas joint venture in Iusacell, and the ultimate sale of Iusacell to AT&T for USD$2.5 billion.
Our clients consider that NHG’s Telecoms Practice Group’s service is “best known for its robust experience covering regulatory matters and corporate and finance transactions, across the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors, including satellite and fintech.”
Legal 500 TMT Latin America, 2021
The Firm has represented major players in the sector, such as Grupo Salinas, along with certain key subsidiaries, including specifically Mexico’s third largest wireless telecommunications company, Grupo Iusacell, and the second largest mass media company in Mexico, TV Azteca.
The Firm also represents, among others, the second largest mobile phone operator in Mexico, Telefónica Movistar México, as well as Eutelsat (Satelites Mexicanos or Satmex), Mexico’s largest satellite operator.
Our Telecoms Group is led by three partners with increasing participation in the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors and highly active in corporate, financial and regulatory matters in such sectors.