Qwest Communications International Mergers and Acquisitions Summary


Qwest Communications International has acquired 4 companies. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Qwest Communications International’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired US West Communications for $36.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2002, when it sold Dex Media to The Carlyle Group for $7.1B. Qwest Communications International has acquired in 3 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4

Qwest Communications International, Inc.

100 CenturyLink Drive,
Monroe, Louisiana 71203
United States,
(318) 388-9000

Qwest Communications International, Inc. provides communications services to residential, business, governmental, and wholesale clients in the United states and internationally.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '01 '02 '03 '04 '05 '06 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 2 - - - - 1 3
vol $36.5B $107M $36.6B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
vol $7.1B $7.1B

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
OnFiber Communications, Inc. 2006-05-15 107M USD Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.onfiber.com
Dex Media, Inc. (inactive) 2002-08-19 7.1B USD Divestiture
Dallas, Texas
US West Communications, Inc. 2000-06-30 36.5B USD Merger
Denver, Colorado · www.uswest.com
LCI International, Inc. 1998-06-05 - Add-on Acquisition
McLean, Virginia
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 3 (100%) 36.6B (100%) - -
Marketing - - 1 (100%) 7.1B (100%)
Total 3 $36.6B 1 $7.1B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 3 36.6B 1 7.1B
  Texas 1 107M 1 7.1B
  Virginia 1 - - -
  Colorado 1 36.5B - -
Total 3 $36.6B 1 $7.1B

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $36.5B
$100M to $1B 1 $107M
TOTAL $36.6B
Largest US West Communications, Inc.
$36.5B (2000-06-30)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $7.1B
Largest Dex Media, Inc. (inactive)
$7.1B (2002-08-19)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (33%)
Divested to
1 (100%)

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