Debevoise Advises Morgan Stanley as Financial Advisor to Consolidated Communications in Acquisition of FairPoint Communications

5 December 2016

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Morgan Stanley as financial advisor to Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNSL) in its acquisition of FairPoint Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRP), a business and broadband communications provider, in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $1.5 billion, including debt.

The Debevoise team is led by partner Michael A. Diz and includes associate Andrew G. Jamieson and Nicholas C. Scholten.

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