New York, NY (May 31, 2008) Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, a leading international law firm, announced today that the firm advised Reliance Globalcom Limited, subsidiary of India's largest integrated telecom service provider Reliance Communications, in its acquisition of UK-based Vanco Group Limited from Vanco Plc (LSE). The acquisition was announced on May 26, 2008.
With this acquisition, Reliance Globalcom will add nine Network Management Centers to its integrated global service systems and processes. Reliance Globalcom will also expand its network to more than 163 countries.
Partner Raj Pande led the Paul Hastings team, which included partners Ronan OSullivan, Keith Wilson, Chris Walter, Justin Hamer, Tara Giunta, Pierre Kirch, and David Klein, with teams based in London, New York, Washington D.C. and Brussels.
About Reliance Communications: Reliance Communications Ltd. is India's foremost telecommunications service provider. The company, with a customer base of over 35 million, ranks among the Top 10 Asian Telecom companies. Reliance Communications corporate clientele includes 600 Indian and 250 multinational corporations, and over 200 global carriers.
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