Alaska Communications - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview


Alaska Communications M&A Summary

Alaska Communications has acquired 5 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Alaska Communications’ largest acquisition to date was in 1999, when it acquired Anchorage Telephone Utility for $295M. Alaska Communications has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (60%) and information technology (40%).

Alaska Communications Ownership

Who owns Alaska Communications?

Alaska Communications is owned by ATN International. It was acquired on March 15, 2021.

Was Alaska Communications formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Alaska Communications was formerly owned by 1 private investor.

Alaska Communications Business Overview

Where is Alaska Communications headquartered?

Alaska Communications is headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska.

What is Alaska Communications’ revenue?

Alaska Communications disclosed revenue of 232M USD for 2019 and 232M USD for 2018.

What sector is Alaska Communications in?

Alaska Communications is a communications company.

When was Alaska Communications founded?

Alaska Communications was founded in 1998.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Alaska Communications

Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc.

600 Telephone Avenue,
Anchorage, Alaska 99503
United States,
(907) 297-3000

Alaska Communications is a fiber broadband and managed information technology services provider, focused primarily on business and wholesale customers in and out of Alaska. The Company also provides telecommunication services to consumers throughout the state. ACS' facilities-based communications network extends throughout Alaska and connects to the contiguous states via two diverse undersea fiber optic cable systems and usage rights on a third undersea system. ACS' network is among the most expansive in Alaska and forms the foundation of service to customers. Alaska Communications was formed in 1998 and is based in Anchorage, Alaska.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $365M $365M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
TekMate LLC 2014-01-31 - Stake Purchase
Anchorage, Alaska ·
TekMate LLC 2010-01-01 - Stake Purchase
Anchorage, Alaska ·
Crest Communications Corp. (WCI Cable) 2008-10-30 70M USD Add-on Acquisition
Hillsboro, Oregon
Internet Plus, LLC (dba MosquitoNet) 2001-07-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Fairbanks, Alaska
Anchorage Telephone Utility 1999-05-17 295M USD Add-on Acquisition
Anchorage, Alaska
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 3 (60%) 365M (100%) - -
Information Technology 2 (40%) - - -
Total 5 $365M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 365M - -
  Alaska 4 295M - -
  Oregon 1 70M - -
Total 5 $365M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $295M
< $100M 1 $70M
Largest Anchorage Telephone Utility
$295M (1999-05-17)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (20%)

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