13 August 2019 I Deals and Cases

Bär & Karrer Has Advised Cellnex on the Acquisition of 2'800 Telecom Tower Sites from Salt

Cellnex Telecom, Europe's leading operator of wireless telecommunications infrastructures, has acquired 90% of the shares in Salt's passive mobile infrastructure business from Salt Mobile, encompassing approximately 2'800 mobile telecom tower sites in Switzerland.

Bär & Karrer acted as Swiss legal advisor to Cellnex. The team included Christoph Neeracher, Raphael Annasohn, Raphael Egger, Jonatan Riegler, Isabelle Stalder and Lukas Bründler (all M&A), Michele Bernasconi and Lukas Stocker (both TMT),Thomas Stoltz and Michael Rohrer (both Corporate) as well as Susanne Schreiber (Tax). Herbert Smith Freehills acted as international legal advisor to Cellnex.