Latham & Watkins Advises CommScope on $7.4 Billion Acquisition of ARRIS International

Transaction accelerates CommScope vision to shape communications networks of the future.

November 08, 2018

CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM), a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has agreed to acquire ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ: ARRS), a global leader in entertainment and communications solutions, in an all-cash transaction for $31.75 per share, or a total purchase price of approximately $7.4 billion, including the repayment of debt, as detailed in the press release issued by CommScope.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents CommScope in the transaction with a capital markets team led by partners Patrick Shannon and Jason Licht, with associates Christopher Clark, Jessica Lennon, and Faisal Amin in Washington, D.C. Advice was also provided on bank finance matters by partners Jeffrey Chenard and Scott Forchheimer, with associates Keely O’Malley and Brian Howaniec in Washington, D.C. 


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