Rapid Cable Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Communications Company

Rapid Cable has acquired 1 company. It has also divested 1 asset.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2005, when it sold NTELOS Holdings to Quadrangle Group for $750M. Rapid Cable has acquired in 1 US state. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity2
    • M&A Buy Activity1
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Rapid Cable


United States,

Rapid Communications is a platform company formed to acquire cable television systems in small to mid-size markets throughout the United States with the intent of upgrading the systems to offer advanced services. Rapid currently owns cable systems in several markets totalling approximately 100,000 subscribers. The Company was formed by Tom Semptimphelter, a cable entrepreneur, Alta Communications, Columbia Capital and Housatonic Partners.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $750M $750M
  2

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
NTELOS Holdings Corp. 2005-01-19 750M USD Divestiture
Waynesboro, Virginia · www.ntelos.com
NTELOS Holdings Corp. 2003-09-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Waynesboro, Virginia · www.ntelos.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 1 (100%) - 1 (100%) 750M (100%)
Total 1 - 1 $750M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 1 - 1 750M
  Virginia 1 - 1 750M
Total 1 - 1 $750M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $750M
TOTAL $750M
Largest NTELOS Holdings Corp.
$750M (2005-01-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Divested to
Investor(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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