Press Release May 31, 2018

GTT Communications Completes $2.3 Billion Acquisition of Interoute

Goodwin’s Private Equity group led a multidisciplinary cross-border team as it advised long-time client GTT Communications (NYSE: GTT) on the completion of its acquisition of Interoute for approximately €1.9 billion ($2.3 billion). GTT expects to complete the integration of Interoute within three to four quarters after closing.

The addition of Interoute significantly augments GTT’s scale, expanding its Tier 1 global IP network with one of Europe’s most extensive fiber footprints, strengthening GTT’s leadership in software-defined wide area networking and enhancing GTT’s global team with a world-class sales, operations and customer service organization.

GTT Communications, Inc. provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including wide area networking, internet, optical transport, managed services, voice and video services.

The Goodwin team was led by partners Jay Schifferli, Gemma Roberts and Anna Dodson and included partners James Barri, Janet Andolina, Simon Fulbrook, Alexandrine Armstrong-Cerfontaine, Stephan Kock and Arnaud Fromion; counsel Melissa Schwab Wright; associates Dylan Brown, Anna Cooklin, Richard Hughes, Dennis O’Reilly, Reid Bagwell, Emily Campbell, Autri Saha, Scott Handwerker, Laurence Bonnet and Andreas Mallin; and consultant Oana Millich.

For additional details on the acquisition, please read the press release.