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Baker Botts Represents Liberty Latin America in its Acquisition of Remaining 12.5% of UTS


Liberty Latin America Ltd. ("Liberty Latin America") (NASDAQ: LILA and LILAK, OTC Link: LILAB) today announced it has completed the acquisition of the remaining 12.5% of United Telecommunication Services N.V. (“UTS”), which provides fixed and mobile services to the island nations of Curaçao, St. Maarten, St. Martin, Bonaire, St. Barths, St. Eustatius and Saba, from the government of St. Maarten. In March this year, Liberty Latin America acquired 87.5% of UTS at a total enterprise value of $189 million. The completion of this acquisition for the remaining 12.5% results in Liberty Latin America owning 100% of UTS.

Baker Botts L.L.P. represented Liberty Latin America in both transactions.

Baker Botts Lawyers/Office Involved:

Corporate: Jonathan Gordon (Partner, New York); John Kaercher (Senior Associate, Austin); Grace Matthews (Associate, Austin); Carlos Marquez (Associate, Washington)

Tax: Jon Lobb (Partner, Houston); Peter Farrell (Associate, Washington)

For more information, please see Liberty Latin America’s news release by clicking here.

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