Charter Communications Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Communications Company

Charter Communications has acquired 13 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Charter Communications’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Time Warner Cable for $78.7B. Charter Communications has acquired in 7 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (55%) and media (37%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 14
  • M&A Advisors 8

Charter Communications, Inc.

400 Atlantic Street,
Stamford, Connecticut 06901
United States,
(203) 905-7801
www.spectrum.com

Charter Communications, Inc. is a broadband communications company. Charter provides a full range of advanced broadband services, including advanced Charter Spectrum TV video entertainment programming, Charter Spectrum Internet® access, and Charter Spectrum Voice. Charter Communications was founded in 1993 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 11 - - - - - 11
vol $91.7B $91.7B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Time Warner Cable, Inc. 2015-05-26 78.7B USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.timewarnercable.com
ActiveVideo Networks, Inc. 2015-04-14 135M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.activevideo.com
Bright House Networks LLC 2015-03-31 10.4B USD Divestiture
East Syracuse, New York · www.brighthouse.com
Bresnan Communications LLC (Optimum West) 2013-07-01 1.6B USD Divestiture
Purchase, New York · www.bresnan.com
US Cable - Broadband Systems 2011-09-01 - Divestiture
, United States
Windjammer Cable Systems 2011-08-01 - Divestiture
, United States
Cobridge Communications LLC 2010-10-22 - Divestiture
Saint Louis, Missouri · www.cobridge.net
Charter - Cable Television Systems (Camden) 2006-08-01 - Divestiture
Camden, United States
Charter - Cable Television Systems (Chester Country) 2006-02-01 - Divestiture
Chester Country, South Carolina
Seren Innovations, Inc. 2005-07-22 - Divestiture
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Time Warner Cable, Inc. 2015-05-26 NaviSite, Inc. 2019-08-26 1
New York, New York · www.timewarnercable.com Andover, Massachusetts · www.navisite.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 6 (55%) 89.9B (98%) 3 (100%) -
Media 4 (36%) 1.6B (2%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (9%) 135M (< 1%) - -
Total 11 $91.7B 3 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 11 91.7B 3 -
  New York 3 90.7B - -
  Colorado 2 - - -
  New Jersey 1 845M - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  California 1 135M - -
  South Carolina - - 1 -
  Missouri - - 1 -
Total 11 $91.7B 3 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Goldman Sachs Investment Banking Division
3
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
2
LionTree Advisors LLC
2
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
2
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
2
Sherman & Howard LLC
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $90.7B
$100M to $1B 2 $980M
TOTAL $91.7B
Largest Time Warner Cable, Inc.
$78.7B (2015-05-26)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
5 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
5 50%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
33%
1 33%
Strategic(s)
67%
2 67%

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