InSite Wireless Group’s Acquisition of Repeater Communications

Lowenstein Sandler represented InSite Wireless Group, LLC, while Alston Bird represented Repeater Communications in the transaction.

InSite Wireless Group, LLC (InSite), one of the largest privately owned tower and wireless infrastructure companies in the United States, executed the acquisition of Repeater Communications Group, LLC, one of the leading operators of leased rooftop telecommunications sites in New York City and surrounding markets.

Repeater Communications’ history dates back over fifty years to the development of specialized radio networks by late founder, Gary Eisenberg. Today the Repeater Communications group of companies market and/or operate approximately 3,500 co-located rooftop and tower communications sites in select major markets throughout the country.

InSite develops, owns, operates, and manages communications wireless infrastructure facilities primarily for the wireless and broadcast industries. The company’s tower division develops, manages, owns, and operates approximately 2,500 telecommunications towers and sites for wireless carriers across the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Canada, and Australia. It has developed and currently operates more than 65 projects across the United States in convention centers, casinos, airports, sports stadiums, and transit systems. With this acquisition, InSite will expand its portfolio of urban rooftop assets and gain a significant foothold in some of the nation’s largest BTA markets.

The Lowenstein deal team advising InSite Wireless Group included Michael A. Brosse (Picture), Nicole Rae Morales, and Michael Walutes.

The Alston & Bird team was led by partner James Vincequerra, James Sullivan, Gerard Hart, Edward Tanenbaum, April McLeod and Brett Coburn.
Involved fees earner: Brett Coburn – Alston & Bird LLP; Gerard Hart – Alston & Bird LLP; April McLeod – Alston & Bird LLP; James Sullivan Jr. – Alston & Bird LLP; Edward Tanenbaum – Alston & Bird LLP; James Vincequerra – Alston & Bird LLP; Michael Brosse – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Nicole Rae Morales – Lowenstein Sandler LLP; Michael Walutes – Lowenstein Sandler LLP;

Law Firms: Alston & Bird LLP; Lowenstein Sandler LLP;

Clients: InSite Wireless Group; Repeater Communications Group LLC;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti