Harter Secrest & Emery LLP, a full-service business law firm with offices throughout New York, announced that attorneys in its Corporate practice recently represented PrimeLink, Inc. in its sale to FirstLight, a leading provider of fiber-optic data, internet, data center, cloud computing and unified communications services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic.

This transaction provides liquidity for the shareholders of PrimeLink, while enhancing FirstLight’s position in Upstate New York including Plattsburgh, Glens Falls, Queensbury, Albany & Lake Champlain Corridor, with additional fiber capacity into Montreal, Canada.  The HSE team for the transaction included Phillip A. Delmont and Jonathan R. Jasinski.

Since launching in 1997, PrimeLink has become a leader in providing voice and data services to residential and business customers in the North Country of New York State. A subsidiary of The Champlain Telephone Company, PrimeLink specializes in business communication solutions and caters to delivering voice and data services to small and mid-size businesses.

FirstLight, headquartered in Albany, New York, provides fiber-optic data, internet, data center, cloud and unified communications services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, connecting more than 9,000 locations in service with more than 30,000 locations serviceable by more than 20,000-route mile network.

Harter Secrest & Emery corporate attorneys counsel public and private companies on a full spectrum of corporate legal needs including mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, strategic alliances, securities, entity formation, contract negotiations, corporate finance, and succession planning. Described in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as “a leading name for major transactions, with a catalogue of high-value, impressive deals in its portfolio,” the group represents entrepreneurs and start-up organizations, to large private and public Fortune 100 companies.

For more information on the PrimeLink acquisition, please click here to read their press release.

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