This week Cable & Wireless Communications and Liberty Latin America (LLA) announced the acquisition of all shares held in United Telecommunication Services N.V. (UTS) by the country of Curaçao.

The acquisition increases Cable & Wireless Communications’ scale in Curaçao and expands its footprint to St. Maarten, Bonaire, St. Barths, St. Eustatius and Saba. By combining the operations of Cable & Wireless Communications with UTS, the largest full-service telecommunications provider in the Dutch Caribbean will be created.

VANEPS is proud to have advised Cable & Wireless Communications and Liberty Latin America in this transaction. The core team of VANEPS in this transaction comprised of partner Tjarda Tazelaar and associates Vincent Abbing, Aubrich Bakhuis and Nedra Evertsz. They were assisted by several other specialists at VANEPS.

Please refer to Liberty Latin America’s press release and Cable & Wireless Communications’ press release for details on the transaction. 

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