Acquisition Financing of Searchlight Capital’s US$2 Billion Acquisition of Mitel Networks Corporation.
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Goodmans represented Searchlight Capital Partners, L.P. (“Searchlight”) in its acquisition of Mitel Networks Corporation (“Mitel”), a global market leader in business communications, in which Searchlight acquired all the outstanding common shares of Mitel for US $11.15 per common share in cash.
The transaction involved a complicated cross border financing arrangement], and a tax-efficient post-closing reorganization of the majority of the subsidiaries of the target.
Searchlight is a global private investment firm with offices in New York, London and Toronto. Searchlight seeks to invest in businesses where their long-term capital and strategic support accelerate value creation for all stakeholders.