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Mintz Takes Lead for Joink in Its Purchase of Fiber Optics Business, CTI

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mintz acted as deal counsel to Joink LLC, a DIF CIF II portfolio company owned by DIF Capital Partners, in its purchase of Computer Techniques Inc (CTI). Under the agreement, Joink will acquire 100% of CTI, an Illinois-based fiber optics business.  

The acquisition is set to boost CTI’s fiber-to-the-home deployment in Central Illinois, along with additional management and capital to the existing CTI team. This is a strategic acquisition for DIF which invests in infrastructure companies across a number of geographies, including North America, Europe, and Australia.

Mintz Member Matthew T. Simpson led the team advising Joink on the acquisition, which included Technology, Communications & Media Chair Tara Corvo, Member Jeffrey Moerdler (Real Estate / Data Centers and Digital Infrastructure), Of Counsel Kris Kirkwood (Corporate), and Associates Jon Taylor (Corporate) and Greg Jaske (Real Estate / Data Centers and Digital Infrastructure).

Our Private Equity / Mergers & Acquisitions Practice includes 100+ professionals from many different legal areas who focus on executing transactions that meet our clients’ wide-ranging legal, business, and operational goals. Singled out by BTI Consulting Group as one of 32 “Deft Dealmaker” firms for 2022, Mintz develops winning transaction strategies for deals of virtually every size and type, including strategic acquisitions and divestitures, private equity platform and roll-up acquisitions and exits, spin-offs, joint ventures, asset and IP acquisitions, distressed sale transactions, complex earn-out and contingent value rights transactions, tender offers, and going private transactions and recapitalizations.

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