Telxius Telecom S.A. signed an agreement to acquire the remaining stake in approximately 10,100 mobile sites of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG (XTRA:O2D) on June 4, 2020. Total consideration for the 100% stake in transaction is 1.5 billion on a cash and debt free basis. Telxius Telecom S.A. will finance 90% of the value of the acquisition via a capital increase (to be subscribed by its current shareholders in proportion to their participation in the company) and by internally generated resources. The remaining 10% will be financed through incremental debt. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals, in particular the German Federal Cartel Office. The transaction is structured in two phases: Telxius Telecom S.A. will acquire approximately 60% of the portfolio first and the remaining 40% by August 2021. As of September 1, 2020, Telxius Telecom S.A. acquired 5,975 rooftop sites and 58 tower sites included in the first tranche for 896 million to be paid in two installments. First installment of 85% to be paid in second half of 2020 and remaining in third quarter of 2025.
Javier Amantegui, Frederik Mühl, Samir Azzouzi, Daniel García, Laura Geli, Rodrigo Uría, Juan Puras, Jaime Almenar, Octavio Canseco, Gerd Hegele, Dennis Blechinger, Amrei Fuder, Dimitri Slobodenjuk, Christian Kremer, Mélissa Kdyem, Nina Aymé, Marc Mehlen, Veronika Kaszas and Tjasa Perger of Clifford Chance acted as legal advisors for Telxius Telecom S.A. in the transaction. Nick Elverston, Amanda Hale of Ashurst LLP, Benedikt von Schorlemer, Maximilian Uibeleisen, Michael Holzhäuser, Gerrit Clasen, Andreas Mauroschat, Holger Mlynek, Juditha von der Heydt of Ashurst LLP Germany and Tim Brookes of Ashurst Australia acted as legal advisors to Telxius Telecom. Oliver Thurn, Martin Kuhn, Anna-Lena Lill, Nina Hartmann, Kai Neuhaus, Björn Herbers, Stefan Höß, Marc Seibold, Frederik Leenen and Frederik Leenen of CMS Germany acted as legal advisor to Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG. Joachim Gores and Maximilian Ziegler of Kümmerlein Simon & Partner acted as legal advisor to Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG. Fernando Vives and Álvaro López-Jorrín of Garrigues acted as legal advisor for Telefónica. Andreas Stoecklin, Jeff Schiedemeyer and Simon von Witzleben of Duff & Phelps acted as lead financial advisor and rendered a fairness opinion to Telefónica Deutschland in connection with the transaction. Calvo Serna, Maria Alicia and Muñoz Estrada, Jaime of KPMG acted Financial advisor and due diligence provider to Telxius Telecom.
Telxius Telecom S.A. completed the acquisition of remaining stake in approximately 10,100 mobile sites of Telefónica Deutschland Holding AG (XTRA:O2D) on August 2, 2021.