Marlin Equity Partners acquires the optical networks business from Nokia Siemens Networks

Avance advises Marlin Equity Partners as Finnish counsel in the acquisition of the optical networks business of Nokia Siemens Networks, completed on 6 May 2013. The newly formed company operates under the Coriant name and is a global supplier of optical transport solutions and software-defined, optical layer intelligence to Tier 1 networks. Marlin Equity Partners is a global private investment firm with over USD 1 billion of capital under management.