TMT M&A Awards 2019 Winners Announced

TMT M&A Awards 2019 winners include Vodafone, Cellnex, Liberty Global, VEON, KKR, CityFibre, Airtel Africa, Morgan Stanley, UBS, Hyperoptic, Solon, CMS, Societe Generale and Equinix.

TMT Finance, the leading TMT M&A and financing news and events provider, is proud to announce the winners of the annual TMT M&A Awards 2019 held on November 26.  

Winners from industry, private equity, investment banking and advisory included: Vodafone, Morgan Stanley, KKR, LionTree, Goldman Sachs, Liberty Global, Millicom, CMS, Axel Springer, Solon Management Consulting, Lazard, Macquarie, Paul Hastings LLP and Equinix, to name a few.

27 awards were presented on the night for TMT Deals, Companies, Advisers and Leaders of the Year at the Leonardo Royal Hotel London St Paul's, on the first evening of the annual three day TMT World Congress 2019.

A few of the night’s winners included:

Telecom M&A Deal of the Year - EMEA

Vodafone's acquisition of Liberty Global's Germany and CEE portfolio for E18.4bn
Advised by LionTree, Goldman Sachs (Liberty); Robey Warshaw, UBS, Morgan Stanley (Vodafone)

Telecom Infra Deal of the Year – EMEA

OMERS Infrastructure, AXA IM – Real Assets and Allianz Capital Partners' acquisition of SFR FTTH from Altice Europe for E1.8bn
Advised by Lazard (Altice); Barclays, Goldman Sachs (OMERS, AXA, Allianz)

TMT Private Equity Deal of the Year - EMEA

KKR's acquisition of Axel Springer from shareholders for E2.9bn
Advised by Goldman Sachs, Allen & Company, Lazard (Axel Springer); JP Morgan (KKR)

Telecom Infrastructure Financing Deal of the Year – EMEA

CityFibre's £1.12bn debt financing package to support its fibre roll-out investment plan

Arranged by ABN AMRO, Deutsche Bank, Lloyds Bank plc, Natixis, NatWest, Santander and Société Générale

TMT Growth Story of the Year

Cellnex Telecom

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