Providence Equity Partners Invests in Marlink

September 13, 2021

Paris – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, represented Providence Equity Partners LLC, a global investment organization with approximately $45 billion in aggregate capital commitments under management, in connection with its investment in Marlink, a provider of satellite communication solutions, based on an enterprise value of Marlink Group of approximately $1.4 billion.

Marlink is the trusted partner in fully managed smart network solutions, combining various connectivity technologies in an intelligent hybrid network and completing the offering with digital solutions. The company connects people and assets around the globe and across all markets where conventional connectivity cannot reach or is not available with a focus on B2B customers in the maritime and enterprise verticals. Marlink orchestrates and optimizes all network elements and applications, from data handling and IT to application-based routing (SD Wan), cloud and Digital Solutions, including remote data and IT, cyber security as well as IoT/OT solutions. Marlink has a presence in over 130 countries and employs over 1,000 people.

The Paul Hastings cross-border team was led by Paris partners Arthur de Baudry d'Asson and Alexis Terray, and included associates Nicolas Lovas, Moussa Mbodji, Amaury Steinlin and Mathilde Carré on corporate matters, as well as partner Camille Paulhac and associate Juliette Hua on regulatory and anti-trust matters. The team also included Washington based partners Sherrese Smith and Scott Flicker, together with associates John Gasparini and Quinn Dang; Frankfurt based partner Dr. Regina Engelstaedter as well as China based partner Jialing Xiong.

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