Bird & Bird assists Amino in IPTV acquisition

02 December 2008

Amino Communications, the world leading IPTV platform supplier, has completed its previously announced acquisition of Tilgin AB's IPTV Set-Top Box (STB) division. Amino is a specialist in products and technology for IPTV, Internet TV and in-home multimedia distribution. Amino Communications is a wholly owned subsidiary of London Stock Exchange AIM listed Amino Technologies PLC.

The team from Bird & Bird was lead by corporate partner Hans Svensson, and included team members Stefan Wiklund, Marie Englund, Oskar Arndt, Sara Ulfsdotter, Magnus Berterud and Anders Hellström.

The purchase of Tilgin IPTV, which offers a range of HD IPTV STBs within its "Mood" product line, will further enhance Amino's award-winning product portfolio and add new software functionality across its entire range.

Based in Kista (IT and telecoms cluster in Stockholm), Sweden, Tilgin IPTV is a leading edge technology player within the European IPTV market with a proven record in delivering large quantities of products and advanced systems.

New features stemming from the acquisition will include picture-in-picture, whole-home connectivity and green-power.

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For more information please contact:

Hans Svensson, Partner
Tel:+46 8 506 320 00

For more information about Bird & Bird, please contact :

Fredrika Ahnborg, Marketing Coordinator
Tel: +46 8 506 320 00