M&A Deal Summary

GTCR Acquires Mega Broadband Investments

On October 1, 2017, private equity firm GTCR acquired communications company Mega Broadband Investments

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is GTCR’s 8th transaction in the Communications sector.
  • This is GTCR’s 100th transaction in the United States.
  • This is GTCR’s 15th transaction in Illinois.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2017-10-01
Target Mega Broadband Investments
Sector Communications
Buyer(s) GTCR
Deal Type Consolidation

Target

Mega Broadband Investments

Chicago, Illinois, United States
MBI acquires and invests in rural-focused broadband assets serving residential and commercial customers in small- to middle-sized markets and rural geographies as part of a strategy to build a market-leading company in the space.

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Buyer

GTCR

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1980
PE ASSETS 15.0B USD
SizeMega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

GTCR is a private equity firm that typically partners with management when pursuing acquisitions. The Firm looks to grow companies through build-on acquisitions, consolidations, and internal growth. GTCR will consider both equity and mezzanine capital commitments and concentrates its investment activity in consumer products & services, healthcare services, outsourced business services, technology, transaction processing, and pharma/medical products. GTCR was formed in 1980 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 104 of 125
Sector (Communications) 8 of 11
Type (Consolidation) 10 of 12
State (Illinois) 15 of 19
Country (United States) 100 of 120
Year (2017) 7 of 7
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DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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