Alltel Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Communications Company

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%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

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.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $7.1B $7.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Midwest Wireless 2006-10-06 1.1B USD Add-on Acquisition
Mankato, Minnesota · www.midwestwireless.com
Windstream Holdings, Inc. 2006-07-17 - Spin Off
Little Rock, Arkansas · www.windstream.com
Western Wireless Corp. 2005-01-01 6.0B USD Add-on Acquisition
Issaquah, Washington · www.wwireless.com
PMG Systems, Inc. 2001-11-15 - Add-on Acquisition
West Chester, Pennsylvania · www.pmgsystems.ca
Navajo Communications Company, Inc. 1994-10-31 - Divestiture
Cookeville, Tennessee
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 2 (67%) 7.1B (100%) 2 (100%) -
Business Services 1 (33%) - - -
Total 3 $7.1B 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 7.1B 2 -
  Washington 1 6.0B - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 1.1B - -
  Tennessee - - 1 -
  Arkansas - - 1 -
Total 3 $7.1B 2 -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $7.1B
TOTAL $7.1B
Largest Western Wireless Corp.
$6.0B (2005-01-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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