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. Altice USA was founded in 2015 and is based in Long Island City, New York.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 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
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
PE Firm(s)
100%
4 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 100%

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