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Latham & Watkins Advises Cogent in Acquisition of T-Mobile’s Wireline Business

September 7, 2022
Members of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, Tax, Capital Markets, and Connectivity, Privacy & Information Practices represent the internet service provider. 

Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CCOI) (Cogent) has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire T-Mobile's Wireline Business. Cogent’s commitment to serving the Wireline Business customers it is acquiring through this transaction will cement the future for this strong legacy business as T-Mobile continues its strategic focus on providing wireless solutions to consumers and enterprises as the core of its future growth.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents Cogent in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Washington, D.C. partners Marc Granger and David Dantzic, with associate Ryan Zumwalt. Advice was also provided on tax matters by New York partner David Raab; on capital markets matters by Washington, D.C. partners Patrick Shannon and Christopher Clark; and on communications regulatory matters by Washington, D.C. partner Matthew Brill.