October 18, 2021 |
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
BTG's acquisition of the telco's fiber optics business with GIC and GlobeNet could be a catalyst for similar deals in Brazil, lawyer says