Hogan Lovells guides Pavlov Media through major investment for construction of fiber infrastructure

Press releases | 04 April 2023

New York, 4 April 2023 – A team from global law firm Hogan Lovells has advised Pavlov Media (“Pavlov”) in a major investment by a global asset manager. The financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

Glenn Meyer, President and Board Member of Pavlov Media stated, “The Hogan team handled a very complex transaction structure and guided us through all of the regulatory matters with clarity and practical advice. Their experience with these types of transactions was critical in getting our transaction closed in a timely manner.”

Pavlov, founded in 1994 and based in Champaign, Ill., is one of the largest independent providers of fiber-based internet connectivity to off-campus student housing in the United States and Canada. The investment will allow Pavlov to continue construction of fiber infrastructure in new and existing markets, expand the company’s multi-dwelling unit presence, and accelerate its core markets fiber-to-home initiatives.

The Hogan Lovells team was led by New York M&A partners Peter Cohen-Millstein and Adrienne Ellman, with support from M&A associates Tina Guo and Zachary Suggs. The team also included Washington, D.C. partner Mark Brennan, who heads the firm’s global Technology and Telecommunications industry sector group, Washington, D.C. regulatory partners Brian Curran, Lauren Battaglia, and Katy Milner, and Northern Virginia Technology and Telecoms partner Zenas Choi.