Haynes and Boone, LLP represented Wilson Electronics, LLC, a leader in cellular signal repeater technology, in the cross-border acquisition of Zinwave Communications.
The UK-based Zinwave provides patented, ultra-wideband RF over fiber solutions with more than 850 installations in 26 countries.
“Wilson’s product combined with Zinwave’s fiber-delivered DAS unlocks opportunities for us in both enterprise and middleprise spaces as we marry their future-ready technology with the existing offerings and pre-approved Part 20 access of WilsonPro in the U.S,”
Wilson Electronics CEO Bruce Lancaster said in an announcement of the transaction.
WilsonPro is Wilson Electronics’ brand that serves enterprise-level clients with customized cellular amplification solutions. WilsonPro cellular repeater systems are designed for all carrier networks and commercial buildings such as large businesses, universities, and hospitals.
Haynes Boone Partners Brandon McCoy, section chair of the firm’s M&A Practice Group, and Chase Proctor led the deal team representing Wilson Electronics. They were assisted by M&A Associates AK Lutz, Morgan Smith, and Taylor Calvert. London Partner Nicholas Foss-Pedersen, a member of the firm’s Corporate Practice, provided additional support.
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