Lightower Fiber Networks Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Communications Company

Lightower Fiber Networks has acquired 12 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 5 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Lightower Fiber Networks’ largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Sidera Networks for $2.0B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2008, when it sold Light Tower Wireless to SBA Communications for $224M. Lightower Fiber Networks has acquired in 5 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (70%) and internet software and services (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 2

Lightower Fiber Networks LLC

80 Central Street,
Boxborough, Massachusetts 01719
United States,
(978) 264-6000
www.lightower.com

Lightower Fiber Networks LLC is a fiber network and broadband service provider in the Northeast, offering over 4,600 fiber route miles coupled with comprehensive transport, alternative access, and nationwide long haul services.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $3.9B $3.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $224M $224M
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Datacenter101 LLC 2016-07-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Columbus, Ohio · www.datacenter101.com
HarborLite Networks - Network Assets 2015-12-21 - Divestiture
Baltimore, Maryland
Fibertech Networks LLC 2015-08-13 1.9B USD Add-on Acquisition
Rochester, New York · www.fibertech.com
ColocationZone, Inc. 2015-03-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Chicago, Illinois · www.colocationzone.com
Sidera Networks, Inc. 2013-04-11 2.0B USD Merger
New York, New York · www.sidera.net
Open Access, Inc. 2010-12-13 - Add-on Acquisition
Farmingdale, New York · www.openaccessinc.com
Lexent Metro Connect LLC 2010-11-30 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York
Veroxity Technology Partners, Inc. 2010-09-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Bedford, Massachusetts · www.veroxity.com
Light Tower Wireless LLC 2008-07-22 224M USD Divestiture
, United States
DataNet Communications Group, Inc. 2007-03-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Newburgh, New York
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 7 (70%) 3.9B (100%) 1 (100%) 224M (100%)
Internet Software and Services 2 (20%) - - -
Information Technology 1 (10%) - - -
Total 10 $3.9B 1 $224M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 10 3.9B 1 224M
  New York 6 3.9B - -
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Maryland 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
Total 10 $3.9B 1 $224M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
MVP Capital LLC
1
Legal Deals
Ropes & Gray LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $3.9B
TOTAL $3.9B
Largest Sidera Networks, Inc.
$2.0B (2013-04-11)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $224M
TOTAL $224M
Largest Light Tower Wireless LLC
$224M (2008-07-22)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
30%
3 (30%)
Strategic(s)
10%
1 (10%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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