Peter Barrett

Locke Lord LLP

Peter J. Barrett focuses his practice on the business services, technology, communications and media industries, primarily representing strategic operators and private equity funds in the broadcast television, cable television, cloud/data center, facilities-based network services, publishing, radio and wire-line and wireless telephone fields.

In addition to his 20+ years of M&A and private equity experience, Pete regularly handles a variety of issues ancillary to such industries, such as build-out agreements, collocation agreements, content development agreements, data center leases, IRUs, lit and dark fiber agreements, product placement and celebrity endorsement agreements, publication and distribution agreements, management/local marketing agreements, roaming agreements, spectrum lease agreements, and tower lease agreements.

Prior to joining the firm, Pete practiced for seven years in Washington DC, the majority of which was spent at a boutique telecommunications law firm. Pete has also clerked for the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and was a volunteer Hospice counselor.

Representative Experience:

  • Represented founders in the formation of a fund for participation in the FCC’s first-of-its-kind Incentive Auction
  • Advised One Source Networks, a provider of global data, Internet, SIP trunking and managed services, in its acquisition by GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), a leading global cloud networking provider, for $175,000,000
  • Represented Time Warner Cable in its $600 million acquisition of DukeNet Communications, an operator of an 8,700 mile optical fiber network
  • Represented the then third largest GSM provider in the U.S. in the negotiation of (i) a master Roaming Agreement, (ii) a Spectrum Purchase Agreement, (iii) a Master Settlement and Exchange Agreement, and (iv) a Spectrum License Agreement
  • Represented the lead private equity investor in a bid for wireless licenses in Canada and an associated joint venture
  • Represented ABRY Partners in its growth equity investment in RIMES Technologies Corporation, a managed financial data services provider to asset managers, owners and custodians worldwide
  • Represented PTC, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTC) in its acquisition of the Vuforia business, the industry’s most advanced and widely adopted augmented reality technology platform, from Qualcomm Connected Experiences, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM)
  • Represented ABRY Partners in the sale of PSI Services LLC, a worldwide, industry-leading professional testing services provider, to Waud Capital Partners
  • Represented Vendome Group, LLC in its acquisition of the Institute for Health Technology Transformation, the leading organization for health IT education and research
  • Represented Vendome Medquest, LLC in its sale of the Healthcare Design Conference and Expo, Healthcare Design Magazine, the Environments for Aging and the Construction SuperConference to Emerald Expositions, LLC
  • Represented a leading middle market private equity firm in its acquisition of an international provider of need-to-know continuing medical education content, as well as subscription based newsletters targeting the corporate wellness industry
  • Represented an international publisher of special interest magazines and books in nine bolt on acquisitions and dispositions
  • Represent client in negotiation of multi-year celebrity endorsement deal for client’s product on an internationally syndicated reality television series
  • Counsel to Brynwood Partners in its acquisition and subsequent sale of the Kretschmer Wheat Germ brand and related assets

Professional Affiliations :

  • Member, European Venture Capital Association
  • Member, District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Member, Rhode Island Bar Association

Education :

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1993
  • B.A., Roanoke College, 1989

Admissions :

  • District of Columbia, 1995
  • Rhode Island, 2000


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