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Holman Fenwick Willan advises APAX Partners on the financing of the acquisition of Telemar

7 December 2016

Earlier this year (June 2016), Apax Partners completed the acquisition of Marlink, a provider of tailored communications solutions. By combining Telemar and Marlink, Apax will constitute the world’s leading maritime communications, digital solutions and servicing specialist for all customer segments at sea including Shipping, Offshore, Cruise & Ferry, Yachting and Fishing.

The newly combined group will generate US$450 million in revenues with more than 800 employees worldwide, serving at least one in three vessels operating globally.

The Holman Fenwick Willan multidisciplinary team was led by Diane de Moüy, Partner, assisted by Olivia Crouzat, Associate and, for English law aspects, by Timothy Clemens-Jones, Partner and François Cado, Associate.

Apax Partners have also been advised by Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP (Alexandre Dugay) for the equity aspects.

For further information please contact: Diane de Moüy, Partner on +33 (0)1 44 94 31 32 or email

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