McLEAN, VA – Feb. 25, 2021 – Kemal Hawa, a shareholder at global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will moderate a panel discussion on “Secondary succession processes: M&A market conditions reviewed” hosted by Proximo Digital Infrastructure Finance Americas on March 3, 2021 from 1:10 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST.
The panel includes Tom Maher, Head of Business Development at Whitehelm Capital; Bob DeSantis, Chief Executive Officer of 365 Data Centers; Sam Southall, Senior Vice President of Macquarie Group; and Thomaz Dreifuss, Director of TMT M&A Advisory, Latin America at BNP Paribas.
The panel will discuss the state of M&A in the digital infrastructure sector, investment theses of various types of financial investors, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) as potential avenues for consolidation in towers, tower leases, and data centers, and trends in debt financing arrangements.
Hawa, a shareholder in the firm’s Corporate Practice, focuses his practice on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on the telecommunications, media, tower, and technology industries, domestically and internationally. He regularly advises public and private companies, private equity firms, investment banks, and creditors’ committees on a variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcies and restructurings, investments, financing arrangements, licensing agreements, and commercial transactions. Hawa assists clients with the negotiation of transactions in the cloud computing space, including the negotiation of data center and co-location leases, globally. He also has broad experience in the negotiation of network infrastructure transactions, including submarine cable systems (builds, financings, and capacity procurement), as well as terrestrial fiber optic network transactions and transactions involving antenna towers.
Greenberg Traurig is also a sponsor of the event.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice: Greenberg Traurig's Corporate Practice focuses on the business objectives of our clients. More than 450 corporate and securities lawyers work together to provide clients with the legal and market experience needed to manage and close the most complex transactions, as well as provide practical counsel on clients' day-to-day operations. We advise public and privately held companies on mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital, underwritten and syndicated offerings, commercial finance and syndicated lending, cross-border transactions and general corporate matters. Our industry experience includes transactions in a wide range of fields, from the pharmaceutical, medical devices and life sciences fields, to representations involving clients in the aviation, banking, energy, health care, manufacturing, technology, and telecommunications sectors.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has approximately 2200 attorneys in 40 locations in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. The firm is net carbon neutral with respect to its office energy usage and Mansfield Rule 3.0 Certified. Web: www.gtlaw.com