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Nortel Networks (Netas) Acquisition by OEP

January 2011

On 22 December 2010, One Equity Partners ("OEP") and Rhea Investments acquired 53.13% of the total share capital of Nortel Networks Netaş Telekomunikasyon A.Ş. ("Netas"), a listed company on the Istanbul Stock Exchange in Turkey, for a consideration of US$ 68,039,777 from Nortel Networks International Finance and Holding B.V. (in administration) ("NNIF").

Paksoy is pleased to announce that partners M. Togan Turan and Omer Collak acted as external counsel in conjunction with Latham & Watkins in representing One Equity Partners in this matter. The Seller, NNIF, is represented by Herbert Smith (as international counsel) and Somay (as local counsel) on this transaction.


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