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Conyers advises Level 3 on $2bn Global Crossing amalgamation – October 2011

October 2011 Graham B.R. Collis

Conyers advised Level 3 Communications, Inc. on its US$2 billion amalgamation with Global Crossing Limited which closed on October 4, 2011.

The transaction was structured as a share-for-share exchange. Conyers lawyers Graham Collis, Mary Ward and Dominic Ross advised on matters of Bermuda law and Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP provided US advice to Level 3 Communications.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citigroup and Morgan Stanley acted as advisors to Level 3 Communications and Rothschild provided the fairness opinion. Goldman Sachs advised Global Crossing Limited. Credit Suisse Securities advised Singapore Technologies Telemedia, Global Crossing Limited’s largest investor.


Graham B.R. Collis
Director, Head of Bermuda Corporate

Bermuda   +1 441 299 4965


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