Pinsent Masons advises CommScope Holding Company, Inc. on its US$7.4 billion acquisition of ARRIS International plc

09 Nov 2018 | 11:45 am |

International law firm Pinsent Masons has, together with Alston & Bird LLP, advised CommScope Holding Company, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, on its US$7.4 billion proposed acquisition of ARRIS International plc, a global leader in entertainment and communications solutions.

The combination of CommScope and ARRIS would create a company with approximately US$11.3 billion in revenue and adjusted EBITDA of approximately US$1.8 billion. 

The acquisition is structured as a UK scheme of arrangement and is subject to approval by the shareholders of ARRIS, Court sanction, regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. It is expected that the transaction will complete in the first half of 2019.

The Pinsent Masons team was led by London corporate partners Rob Hutchings and Roberta Markovina, supported by senior associates Adam Cain and James Kaye.  Eloise Walker and Jeremy Webster provided tax advice.    

Latest press releases

Show me all press releases

Pinsent Masons launches Spark Board

International professional services firm Pinsent Masons has today announced the launch of the "Spark Board" to bring a new perspective to strategic decision-making at the firm.

Pinsent Masons virtual internship Australia UK

International law firm Pinsent Masons has launched a virtual internship enabling students to gain valuable experience of working as a lawyer within its business.

FT Innovative Lawyers Europe 2019

Board member recognised as most innovative lawyer in Europe

People who viewed this press release also viewed

Show me all press releases

Pinsent Masons advises CH&CO on £85m acquisition

International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised CH&CO Catering Group on the £85m acquisition of the UK and Irish catering and hospitality business of Mitie Group Plc.

Pinsent Masons advises Primary Capital Partners on management buy out

International law firm, Pinsent Masons, has advised Primary Capital Partners on its management buy-out of British engineering company Foster & Freeman.

Pinsent Masons advises on Zagreb Airport refinancing close

International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Međunarodna Zračna Luka Zagreb (MZLZ) on the c.€200 million refinance of Croatia's Zagreb Airport.

For all media enquiries, including arranging an interview with one of our spokespeople, please contact the press office on

+44 (0)20 7418 8199 or 

Location contacts