Press Release

Kirkland Represents United Group on Definitive Agreement to Acquire Tele2 Croatia

Kirkland & Ellis represented BC Partners backed United Group on its definitive agreement to acquire Tele2 Croatia from Tele2 Group. United Group is the leading media and communication services provider across South East Europe. The transaction is subject to relevant regulatory approvals.

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The Kirkland team was led by London transactional partner David D’Souza supported by partner David Higgins and associates Jessica Liang and Irfan Ahmed; debt finance partner Neel Sachdev and associates Kanesh Balasubramaniam and John Davitt; capital markets partner Matthew Merkle; technology & IP transactions partner Jenny Wilson and associate John Patten; and tax partners Tim Lowe and Jan Hobbs and associates Dragana Cvejic and Lemara Grant.