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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

1285 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS, NEW YORK, NY 10019-6064, USA
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Work +1 212 373 3000
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Beijing, Hong Kong, London, New York, Tokyo, Toronto and 2 more

Bruce A. Gutenplan

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Work 212-373-3117
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Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Work Department

Corporate, Communications & Technology, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity Transactions

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Education

J.D., Columbia Law School, 1985; B.A., Duke University, 1981 magna cum laude


United States: Media, technology and telecoms

Telecoms and broadcast: transactional

Within: Telecoms and broadcast: transactional

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP's New York-based team has significant experience in satellite, cable and wireless transactions, and is also known for its involvement in the communications tower space. Practice co-head and tower industry specialist Bruce Gutenplan recently advised John Hancock Life Insurance on its acquisition of a 35% stake in wireless tower operator Phoenix Tower International. Gutenplan also works with cloud services and data center companies, advising Quantum Strategic partners on the $442m sale of portfolio company Zenium Data Centers to CyrusOne, as well as the spinning off and subsequent $93m sale of the company's Turkish operations. Fellow co-head Patrick Campbell recently advised fiber company FirstLight, a portfolio company of Oak Hill Capital Partners, on its acquisition by Antin Infrastructure partners. Campbell has significant experience across the telecoms space, working with wireline, wireless and satellite companies as well as private equity clients, advising Grain Management in several spectrum transactions in both auction proceedings before the FCC and working directly with large telecoms companies such as Verizon and AT&T. One of the firm's most notable recent work highlights is Mitel Networks' $2bn acquisition by a group of investors including Searchlight Capital Partners, where Campbell serves as Mitel's key contact. Other key clients for the firm include CMMB vision holdings, ATC telecom, and LStar Capital.

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