Bell Acquires Division of Hypertec

On December 1, 2010, Bell Canada (“Bell”), Canada's largest communications company, completed a transaction with 6126472 Canada Inc. (dba Hypertec Availability Services), (“Hypertec”), Québec's leading top tier data hosting provider, whereby Bell acquired the assets of Hypertec used in connection with its data hosting services and data centre managed services business.

Bell has acquired more than 100,000 square feet of hosting space. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

Bell was represented by its senior legal counsel, Martin Cossette, and Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, with a team that comprised Sébastien Thériault, Anthony Arquin and Fotini Gagaoudakis.

Monty Raider, General Counsel of Hypertec acted as legal advisor to Hypertec Availability Services.