UK: Orrick Advises Infracapital In Joint Venture With Nokia And Successful Bid For Polish Fiber Optic Broadband Network
Last Updated: 18 July 2017

Orrick has advised Infracapital, the infrastructure investment arm of M&G Investments, in its joint venture with Nokia, to build, own and operate a fiber optic broadband network across Poland. The joint venture has been appointed by the Polish government as its preferred bidder to build, own and operate a large fibre broadband network in 13 regions in Central and Northern Poland. Construction is expected to begin this year with capital expenditure estimated at €300 million.

The project is part of the EU-backed "Digital Poland" program which aims to deploy high-speed fiber optic broadband across the country by 2020.

Infracapital is the European infrastructure equity arm of M&G Limited, Prudential Plc's European investment management division.

The Orrick team advising Infracapital was led by corporate partner Jinal Shah and energy & infrastructure partner John Deacon and included Henry Storrar, Matthew Stott, Alex Sobolev, Douglas Lahnborg and Matthew Rose.

Orrick has been advising Infracapital since 2015, most recently in its investment into a joint venture with Amarenco Solar and its purchase of a 70% stake in Bioenergy Infrastructure Group.

The other advisers on the transaction were Baker McKenzie, who advised the joint venture and Nokia, and DZP, who advised Infracapital on Polish law matters.

To print this article, all you need is to be registered on

Click to Login as an existing user or Register so you can print this article.

In association with
Press Releases from this Firm
Recent Content from this Firm
By Annette Hurst
By Cristopher Grew, Shawn Atkinson
By Employment Law And Litigation
By Equal Pay Pulse
By IP Landscape
By Trade Secrets Watch, Tierra Piens
By Securities Litigation, Investigations And Enforcement
By Barrie VanBrackle, Howard S. Altarescu
By Alessandro Mainardi, Camillo Melotti Caccia
By A. Zarnowiecki, Christopher Gladbach, Rohit Sachdev
Font Size: