King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) advised Deutsche Infrastruktur und Netzgesellschaft mbH (DING) on merger control aspects in connection with the acquisition of Triopt-Group.
DING, headquartered in Bochum, Germany, is a specialist in planning and optimizing mobile networks and employs more than 1,250 people. DING is one of Germany's leading service providers and general contractors and covers the entire value chain in the fiber optics sector, from planning to construction, operation and leasing of dark fiber networks. Projects of any size are realized by DING which is one of the portfolio companies of Deutsche Beteiligungs AG.
The Triopt-Group, with headquarters in Moers, Germany, and a site in Groch, Germany, employs around 250 people. As a full-service provider with a focus on mobile network expansion, Triopt-Group offers services ranging from consulting, planning, and optimization to site inspections, cost calculations, and construction coordination to radio network optimization for events and the construction and expansion of 5G campus networks.
With the Triopt-Group, DING complements its portfolio in the field of the two infrastructures fiber optics and mobile communications. In addition to strengthening its nationwide position as one of the leading service providers and general contractors for telecommunications and energy infrastructures, DING can tap new opportunities in the mobile communications business area.
Advisor to Deutsche Infrastruktur und Netzgesellschaft mbH:
Tilman Siebert (Competition/Antitrust)