Davis Polk Advises Millicom on the Sale of Its Operations in Rwanda to Subsidiaries of Airtel

Davis Polk advised Millicom International Cellular S.A. on the sale to subsidiaries of Bharti Airtel Limited of its business in Rwanda, which is operated under the brand “Tigo.”

Millicom is a telecom and media company dedicated to emerging markets in Latin America and Africa, providing mobile services to more than 57 million customers. Airtel, headquartered in India, is a global telecommunications company with operations in 17 countries across Asia and Africa, ranking amongst the top 3 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers.

The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Jacques Naquet-Radiguet and associates Jean-Christophe Devouge and Ferdinand Barbé. All members of the Davis Polk team are based in the Paris office