Greenberg Traurig’s Kemal Hawa to Moderate Panel at Metro Connect USA

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Kemal Hawa, a shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Corporate Practice, will moderate a panel discussion titled “What will the winners of the Fiber goldrush have in common?”

Kemal Hawa, a shareholder in global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Corporate Practice, will moderate a panel discussion titled “What will the winners of the Fiber goldrush have in common?” at Metro Connect USA on Jan. 31 from 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor.

Hawa’s panel will discuss strategies for network operators to help win the fiber rollout race, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) decisions allowing operators to increase their reach and access materials and labor, and how public/private partnerships change the landscape of the fiber industry. The panelists include Jason Hill, Managing Director & Co-Head of U.S. Technology, Global Head of Digital Infrastructure, Houlihan Lokey; Todd Holder, Managing Director, TD Securities; Jonathan Lanken, Vice President M&A, Cox Communications; Edward Rubin, Managing Director, Lazard; Jan Vesely, Partner, EQT Partners.

Hawa represents many of the world’s largest private equity firms, infrastructure funds, real estate investors, and lenders across a broad range of transactions in the digital infrastructure sector domestically and internationally, including mergers and acquisitions, investments, financing arrangements, joint ventures, and development projects.

Hawa also represents dozens of companies throughout the digital infrastructure and telecommunications, media and technology industry, including many of the world’s largest data center operators, telecommunications carriers, tower companies, Cloud providers, fiber providers, media companies, submarine cable operators, fintech companies, wireless and international carriers, Internet service providers, satellite companies, equipment manufacturers, and electric utilities.

In addition to M&A and financing transactions, he also represents companies in connection with the full spectrum of other transactions globally, including the negotiation of data center leases and colocation agreements, telecommunications master service agreements, licensing deals, and other commercial transactions.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Corporate Practice comprises more than 550 lawyers in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America who regularly advise public and privately held companies, entrepreneurs and investment funds on global mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, private equity and venture capital, underwritten and syndicated offerings, commercial finance and syndicated lending, cross-border transactions, and general corporate matters. The group’s industry experience includes transactions in a wide range of fields, from the pharmaceutical, medical devices, and life sciences fields, to representations involving clients in the aviation, banking, consumer products, energy, food and beverage, health care, manufacturing, media, technology, and telecommunications sectors.

About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2500 attorneys in 43 locations in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm reported gross revenue of over $2 Billion for FY 2021 and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law 100, Am Law Global 100, and NLJ 250. On the debut 2022 Law360 Pulse Leaderboard, it is a Top 15 firm. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 5.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab and the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program certifies that the firm’s U.S. offices are 100% powered by renewable energy. The firm is often recognized for its focus on philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web:

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