Altice USA Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Media Company

Altice USA has acquired 8 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Altice USA’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired Bresnan Communications for $1.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Bresnan Communications to Charter Communications for $1.6B. Altice USA has acquired in 4 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include media (50%) and communications (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity6
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 10

Altice USA, Inc.

1 Court Square West,
Long Island City, New York 11101
United States,
(516) 803-2300
www.alticeusa.com

Altice USA, Inc. is a telecommunications, media and entertainment company with a portfolio of operations that includes digital television, voice and high-speed Internet services, some of the country's most-watched national television networks, and valuable local media and programming properties. Altice USA, Inc. was formerly known as Cablevision Systems.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 3 1 - 1 1 - 6
vol $2.0B $200M $2.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - - 1 - 3
vol $1.6B $1.6B
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Altice USA, Inc. - Lightpath Fiber Enterprise Business 2020-07-28 - Stake Purchase
, New York
Service Electric Broadband Cable 2020-07-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Sparta, New Jersey · www.secable.com
Cheddar, Inc. 2019-04-30 200M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.cheddar.com
Audience Partners LLC 2017-03-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Washington, District of Columbia · www.audiencepartners.com
Bresnan Communications LLC (Optimum West) 2013-07-01 1.6B USD Divestiture
Purchase, New York · www.bresnan.com
Clearview Cinemas Theaters LLC 2013-06-27 - Divestiture
, United States
Bresnan Communications LLC (Optimum West) 2010-12-14 1.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Purchase, New York · www.bresnan.com
Newsday LLC 2008-07-29 650M USD Joint Venture
Melville, New York · www.newsday.com
Adams-Russell Co., Inc. 1988-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Waltham, Massachusetts
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Rainbow Media Holdings,LLC    - Sundance Channel LLC 2008-05-07 1
, United States , United States

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Media 3 (50%) 2.0B (91%) 1 (33%) 1.6B (100%)
Communications 1 (17%) - 1 (33%) -
Digital Media 1 (17%) 200M (9%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (17%) - - -
Leisure - - 1 (33%) -
Total 6 $2.2B 3 $1.6B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 6 2.2B 3 1.6B
  New York 3 2.2B 2 1.6B
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  District of Columbia 1 - - -
Total 6 $2.2B 3 $1.6B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
3
Citigroup Investment Banking
3
Guggenheim Securities
2
Legal Deals
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
3
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
2
Ropes & Gray LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.4B
$100M to $1B 2 $850M
TOTAL $2.2B
Largest Bresnan Communications LLC (Optimum West)
$1.4B (2010-12-14)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $1.6B
TOTAL $1.6B
Largest Bresnan Communications LLC (Optimum West)
$1.6B (2013-07-01)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
100%
4 (100%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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