Global Crossing Ltd.

Wessex House 45 Reid Street,
Hamilton, HM 12
Bermuda,
(441) 296-8600

Global Crossing is a global IP, Ethernet, data center and video solutions provider with the world's first integrated global IP-based network. The company offers a full range of data, voice, collaboration, broadcast and media services delivered with superior customer service. Global Crossing provides services to enterprises; government departments and agencies; and 700 carriers, mobile operators and ISPs. It delivers converged IP services to more than 700 cities in more than 70 countries, and has 17 world-class data centers in major business centers around the globe.

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Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $3.9B $3.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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$3.8B (2000-02-22)
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Global Crossing was acquired by Level 3 Communications on April 11, 2011.

Global Crossing has acquired 5 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Global Crossing’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired IXnet for $3.8B. Global Crossing has acquired in 2 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (100%).

When analyzing the communications sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 210 communications companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 17 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic communications acquirer over the past 3 years is Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group, with 12 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the communications sector over the past 3 years is Apax Partners with 4 platform acquisitions.

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