Axa and Swiss Life Asset Managers’ €2 Billion Acquisition of Lyntia Networks

Uría Menéndez advised investment manager Axa and Swiss Life Asset Managers on the deal.

Axa, a global leader in alternative investments, and Swiss Life Asset Managers announced the acquisition of leading Spanish fibre business lyntia Networks from Antin Infrastructure Partners.

Lyntia Network is a leading wholesale operator in the Spanish telecommunications market and operates a high quality, proprietary national fibre network of over 43,000 kilometres, deployed primarily along electricity and gas distribution infrastructure. In this way, it connects around 2,700 towns and cities, both metropolitan and rural, small and medium-sized, as well as coastal areas.

The Uría Menéndez team included: Manuel Echenique (Picture), Blanca Arlabán, Sergio Moreno, Arlanza Sánchez, Guillermo del Río and Gonzalo Sanz Setien.

Involved fees earner: Blanca Arlabán Gabeiras – Uria Menendez; Manuel Echenique Sanjurjo – Uria Menendez; Sergio Moreno Merodio – Uria Menendez; Arlanza Sánchez García – Uria Menendez;

Law Firms: Uria Menendez;

Clients: AXA IM – Real Assets;

Martina Bellini

Author: Martina Bellini