VdA is highlighted in the national press for advising Cellnex Telecom, S.A. in the purchase of a portfolio of about 2,000 telecommunications towers, located throughout the country, from NOS Towering S.A.

"Considering the nature of the transaction and the target activity and business, the main practice areas involved in the transaction were M&A, communications, data protection & technology and real estate", explained Maria Cunha Matos and Tiago Bessa (Managing Associates) to Advocatus. Still, the lawyers stated that several VdA teams intervened both in the workstream of the due diligence and in the drafting and negotiation of the contracts. 
The due diligence also included the participation of ten teams from the various areas of M&A, banking & finance, real estate, communications, data protection & technology, labour, litigation & arbitration, environment and compliance. 
"From its inception to the Signing of the SPA, they mediated only five weeks. The process is still ongoing, and the conclusion of the transaction is subject to the usual regulatory authorizations in these transactions", note Maria Cunha Matos and Tiago Bessa".

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