Press Release
16 August 2023

Goodwin Advises Equistone on the Sale of its Majority Stake in Amadys

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.

The Goodwin team consisted of Winfried M. Carli (Munich) and Marius Garnatz (Frankfurt) – both Finance/Private Equity.