Alltel Corp.

One Allied Drive,
Little Rock, Arkansas 72202
United States,
(501) 905-8000
www.alltelwireless.com

Alltel Corp. is an owner and operator of a wireless network and has approximately 12 million wireless customers, both individuals and businesses. Alltel owns a majority interest in wireless operations in more than 100 metropolitan service areas and a majority interest in more than 200 rural service areas.

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $7.1B $7.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
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Largest Western Wireless Corp.
$6.0B (2005-01-01)
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Alltel was acquired by AT&T Mobility on January 09, 2009.

Alltel has acquired 3 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

Alltel’s largest acquisition to date was in 2005, when it acquired Western Wireless for $6.0B. Alltel has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (67%) and business services (34%).

When analyzing the communications sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 215 communications companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 17 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic communications acquirer over the past 3 years is Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group, with 12 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the communications sector over the past 3 years is Apax Partners with 4 platform acquisitions.

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