Orrick London Team Advises Synergy PE Fund in its Acquisition of Dimension Data in Nigeria & Ghana


Orrick has advised Synergy Private Equity Fund in its acquisition of Dimension Data Limited (Nigeria) and Dimension Data Limited (Ghana), the Nigerian and Ghanaian subsidiaries of Dimension Data. The Dimension Data Group is a provider of digital infrastructure, hybrid cloud services, workspaces for tomorrow and cybersecurity.

Following a brief transitional period, the acquired companies will commence trading under Cloud Exchange Limited. The companies will remain the Dimension Data Group’s exclusive partners in both countries. Financial terms for the transaction, which closed on April 10, 2017, were not disclosed.

The Orrick team advising Synergy was led by partner Weyinmi Popo and associate Bolu Majekodunmi, with assistance by partner Kolvin Stone and associate Alex Sobolev on IP and IT issues.