Qwest Communications International, Inc.

100 CenturyLink Drive,
Monroe, Louisiana 71203
United States,
(318) 388-9000
www.qwest.com

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
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Largest US West Communications, Inc.
$36.5B (2000-06-30)
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Largest Dex Media, Inc. (inactive)
$7.1B (2002-08-19)

According to our data here at Mergr, 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%).

When analyzing the communications sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 215 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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