Oi deal could lead to more private equity in infrastructure

Oi deal could lead to more private equity in infrastructure

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity M&A Brazil Capital Markets Telecoms Mobile

The involvement of private equity funds in the purchase of a majority stake in the fiber optic division of Brazilian telecommunications company Oi could be the prelude for other big transactions in the infrastructure sector, according to a lawyer who was involved in the deal. "Private equity funds are like a catalyst. They manage to put private capital together from various investors and bundle it in a project. They can pull these resources together that a company would not be able to bring on i

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