Birch Communications Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Communications Company

Birch Communications has acquired 8 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 1 asset.

Birch Communications’ largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Cbeyond for $323M. Birch Communications has acquired in 7 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (75%) and technology hardware (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 1

Birch Communications, Inc.

3060 Peachtree Road NW, Suite 1065 ,
Macon, Georgia 30305
United States,
(866) 238-7041
www.birch.com

Birch Communications (Formerly Birch Telecom, Inc) competitive local exchange carrier serving the southern and central United States, deploying a next-generation network to provide broadband communication services to small and medium-sized businesses with over 450,000 access lines.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 8 - - - - - 8
vol $323M $323M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Birch Communications, Inc. - Cloud and Business Services Business 2017-08-28 - Divestiture
Macon, Georgia
Primus Telecommunications Canada, Inc. 2016-04-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Etobicoke, Ontario · www.primus.ca
Sage Telecom - Customer Assets 2015-10-05 - Divestiture
, United States
OrbitCom, Inc. 2015-06-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Sioux Falls, South Dakota · www.orbitcom.biz
Cbeyond, Inc. 2014-04-21 323M USD Add-on Acquisition
Atlanta, Georgia · www.cbeyond.net
Lightyear Network Solutions, Inc. 2013-10-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Louisville, Kentucky · www.lightyear.net
Covista Communications - Network Assets 2013-03-26 - Divestiture
Chattanooga, Tennessee
Cleartel Communications, Inc. 2009-05-12 - Divestiture
Wall, New Jersey
Ionex Telecommunications, Inc. 2003-01-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Addison, Texas · www.ionex.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 6 (75%) 323M (100%) - -
Technology Hardware 2 (25%) - - -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (100%) -
Total 8 $323M 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 323M 1 -
  Georgia 1 323M 1 -
  Texas 1 - - -
  Tennessee 1 - - -
  South Dakota 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Kentucky 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Domestic 7 (88%) 323M (100%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 1 (13%) - - -
Total 8 $323M 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Redwood Capital Group LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $323M
TOTAL $323M
Largest Cbeyond, Inc.
$323M (2014-04-21)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
38%
3 (38%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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