Debevoise Advises Verizon on $3.1 Billion Acquisition of Straight Path Communications

11 May 2017

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is advising Verizon on its acquisition of Straight Path Communications, a leading wireless spectrum holder, in a $3.1 billion all-stock transaction. The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of both Straight Path and Verizon and is expected to close within nine months.

The Debevoise team is led by partners Jeffrey J. Rosen and Michael A. Diz and includes partners Lawrence K. Cagney, Jeffrey P. Cunard, Peter A. Furci and Steven J. Slutzky, and associates Jordan Corrente Beck, Erin Cleary, Emily F. Huang, Tigist Kassahun, Benjamin R. Pedersen, John Rothert and Lena E. Smith.

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