Goodwin has advised private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe ("Equistone") in connection with the sale of its majority stake in Amadys to Netceed.
Amadys is a leading provider of end-to-end connectivity solutions for the telecom, infrastructure and energy markets with a strong local presence in its home market Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, the UK, Denmark, Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. It provides a broad range of products and services, ranging from fibre optic cabling and related products, to ducts, closures and covers, often in customised and unique specifications and combinations. Netceed is a global telecommunications network and technology infrastructure provider headquartered in France and supporting more than 14,000 customers worldwide.
The transaction represents an important step towards creating a global, industry-leading provider for the telecommunications sector. For further details see here. The parties have agreed not to disclose the financial terms of the transaction.
Equistone is a leading mid-market private equity firm with a presence in the largest European economies. The firm deploys its capital primarily to support growing companies and operates across Benelux, France, Germany, Switzerland and the UK, investing as a strategic partner alongside management teams. Equistone Partners Europe Fund VI is the current fund with total capital commitments of EUR 2.8BN.