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Telecommunications, Media & Technology

 

Technology, Media & Telecommunications

The TMT industry space is undergoing rapid and continuous development and evolution driven by changes in technology, liberalisation of markets and adjustments in the way our clients are able to connect with (and meet the demands of) their customers. Our clients are facing never before seen challenges in keeping pace in this competitive industry space and some of the toughest trading conditions ever experienced in the sector.

 

We see innovation and operational efficiency as the key to survival in these challenging times.

Our partners have together more than 25 years' experience in working in and advising clients and entities within the TMT sector, and accordingly are able to offer unique industry-gained insight and experience to our clients within this rapidly emerging and developing sector.

 

Our partners have advised some of the largest and most influential players in the TMT space, including telecom operators, vendors & suppliers, regulatory authorities, and TV & broadcasting companies and are proud to be associated with a number of the most significant and valuable projects to have taken place in the sector to date, particularly in the MENA region.

 

We offer a wide range of services and advice to clients in the TMT industries, including in relation to:

  • new market entries;
  • licence acquisition;
  • privatisations;
  • investment arrangements;
  • joint ventures;
  • M&A activity, including sale and purchase of businesses, assets and companies;
  • licensing arrangements (including arrangements for the use/assignment of intellectual property rights (including content));
  • supply of goods and/or services arrangements;
  • network procurement;
  • outsourcing;
  • content creation;
  • content acquisition and sale;
  • IP protection;
  • monetisation projects & initiatives;
  • sale & lease-back of assets;
  • retention of talent;
  • employee relations; and
  • service level agreements and related performance issues.

Some examples of our partners' relevant recent experience (respecting at all times our clients' requests for confidentiality where applicable) includes:

 

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