WTS, a global full-service provider of tax advisory and financial & deal advisory services, has advised Fiber Experts Deutschland GmbH ("FED" for short), a construction company specialized in the expansion of broadband networks, on the tax aspects of its acquisition of Eschborns´ Elecnet GmbH.
Since FED was founded in June 2021, the Düsseldorf-based company has focused on the expansion of broadband networks in the telecommunications market and offers customized turnkey solutions in the field of fiber optics, area analysis, network planning and implementation throughout Germany.
As part of a share deal, all shares in Elecnet GmbH, whose business focus is also on the construction of fiber optic networks, have now been acquired. The acquisition fits perfectly into the consulting portfolio and FED can continue its consistent growth course.
A WTS team specialized in M&A deals led by Axel Wagner (Project Lead) supported the transaction with tax due diligence and was responsible for tax SPA advice as well as structuring advisory services.
Tax Due Diligence, SPA Advice & Tax Structuring WTS:
Axel Wagner, Partner
Christian Diener, Senior Manager
Johannes Maximilian Hirt, Senior Consultant
Martin Wald, Consultant
Laurin Bauer, Professional
Michelle Zöller, Professional
Other consultants involved:
Eversheds: Dr. Christophe Samson, Matthias Hartmann
About Fiber Experts
Fiber Experts Deutschland GmbH (FED) was founded in June 2021 and is a company specialized in the expansion of broadband networks with around 50 employees. As a technology-oriented company, Fiber Experts is focused on a fully digitalized construction process. The team consists of experts in the field of network planning and the rollout of fiber optic networks. It has extensive technical know-how and over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications market. Fiber Experts offers customized turnkey solutions in the field of fiber optics to telecommunications companies, cities, municipalities and investors throughout Germany. The service portfolio ranges from area analysis, network planning and construction to the handover of a fiber optic network suitable for immediate deployment. The company builds fiber optic connections right into homes (FTTH), develops commercial areas (FTTB), and implements subsidy projects and backbone routes. With more than 250,000 HPs in implementation, FED is the largest FTTH turnkey provider in Germany.
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