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20 July 2015

KKR taps new $3.1bn infrastructure fund for German fibre optic deal

optical-fibers-586952_1280 Listed private equity giant KKR has picked up a majority stake in German broadband and fibre-optic cable business Deutsche Glasfaser from Dutch investment house Reggeborgh.

28 April 2015

PE-backed fibre optic network businesses agree $1.9bn merger

NextGen fibre optic Private equity-backed fibre-optic networks businesses Lightower Fiber Networks and FiberTech Networks have agreed a $1.9bn merger.

20 October 2014

GTCR holds Zayo stake through $400m New York IPO

fibre optic Private equity-backed fibre optic service provider Zayo has raised about $400m through an IPO on the New York Stock Exchange.

9 June 2014

Cinven bets on LatAm fibre optic network growth with €510m GNFT purchase

fibre optic European private equity major Cinven has made the ninth investment from its fifth fund by picking up Spain and Latin America fibre-optic network operator GNFT in a €510m deal.

15 May 2013

Summit throws weight behind Acacia Communications in $20m financing round

fibre optic Growth equity firm Summit Partners has led a $20m financing round for fibre optic device maker Acacia Communications alongside a trio of existing venture investors.

13 May 2013

EQT targets fibre optic expansion with IP-Only stake buy

NextGen fibre optic Swedish private equity firm EQT has bought a 91 per cent stake in fibre-optic communications business IP-Only from the company’s three largest shareholders.

15 November 2012

Oak Hill Capital, GI Partners back WaveDivision as part of $1bn financing

Private equity firms Oak Hill Capital and GI Partners have both made “substantial” investments in US fibre optic and broadband services company WaveDivision as part of a $1.052bn financing.


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