Zayo Group’s Acquisition of QOS Networks

Choate represented M/C Partners in the deal.

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of fiber-based communications solutions, executed the acquisition of QOS Networks from M/C Partners.

QOS Networks is the preeminent provider of SD-WAN and edge managed services for large enterprises, and as a division of Zayo, the QOS brand will be retained. The acquisition positions Zayo as a premier provider of edge network services, bringing together global fiber infrastructure reach with a leading network services offer from QOS.

M/C Partners invested in QOS Networks in September 2020, and is also a founding investor in Zayo. M/C Partners is a private equity firm focused on small and mid-size businesses in the digital infrastructure and technology services sectors.

The Choate team included Brian J. Carr, Associate, John Marshall Chambers, Principal, Rees M. Hawkins, Partner, Lyndsey M. Kruzer, Principal, Brian P. Lenihan, Department Co-Chair – Business, Wells W. Miller, Partner, Elizabeth Powers, Of Counsel, Juan Sebastian Sanchez, Associate, Daniela Badiola Spanos, Senior Associate.

Involved fees earner: Brian Carr – Choate; Rees Hawkins – Choate; Lyndsey Kruzer – Choate; Brian Lenihan – Choate; John Marshall Chambers – Choate; Wells Miller – Choate; Elizabeth Powers – Choate; Juan Sebastian Sanchez – Choate; Daniela Spanos – Choate;

Law Firms: Choate;

Clients: M/C Partners;