Press Release

Kirkland Represents Cerberus Capital Management in Acquisition of SubCom

Kirkland & Ellis represented Cerberus Capital Management in an agreement with TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) (“TE”) to acquire TE’s Subsea Communications business ("SubCom"), a leading global supplier of subsea communications systems. Subcom designs, manufactures, deploys, and maintains the subsea fiber optic cable systems that are vital for global communications.

Read more about the transaction in the company press release.

The Kirkland team was led by corporate partners Douglas Ryder and Michael Sartor and associate Christopher Bourne; debt finance partners Jay Ptashek and Suhan Shim; IP technology and transactions partner Adam Petravicius; and tax partner Sara Zablotney.