UTS

Completed Date

2019-03-26

Sector

TMT

Deal Type

Company sales

Value

$189m

Company bio

Provides video, broadband, fixed-line telephony and mobile LTE services

Deal Summary

$190 million on January 2, 2019. As on March 26, 2019, Liberty Latin America Ltd. (NasdaqGS:LILA) entered into a definitive agreement to acquire United Telecommunications Services N.V. from Curaçao and Sint Maarten. Enterprise value of approximately $190 million on a cash- and debt-free basis, represents a multiple of 6x 2018 Adjusted EBITDA. The governments will sell all of their shares in UTS. The government of Curaçao has 87.5% and the government of Sint Maarten has 12.5% stake in UTS. The intention is for UTS to be sold in its entirety with the exception of subsidiaries Antilliaanse Televisie Maatschappij (TeleCuraçao), Data Planet, UTS St. Kitts and UTS Suriname. As on March 26, 2019, Liberty Latin America intends to finance the acquisition of UTS through existing liquidity, including incremental revolver drawings at C&W amounting $170 milllion. BroadSpan Capital acted as the financial advisor to United Telecommunications Services as part of the transaction. Liberty Latin America Ltd. provides video, broadband, fixed-line telephony and mobile LTE services

Deal Contacts

Noah Kessler

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