WideOpenWest Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Communications Company

WideOpenWest has acquired 4 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold WideOpenWest - Chicago Fiber Network to Verizon Communications for $225M. WideOpenWest has acquired in 4 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (75%) and internet software and services (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 4
  • M&A Advisors 2

WideOpenWest LLC (dba WOW!)

7887 East Belleview Avenue,
Englewood, Colorado 80111
United States,
(720) 479-3500
www.wowway.com

WideOpenWest LLC (dba WOW!) is a broadband provider serving residential, business and wholesale customers. WideOpenWest was founded in 1996 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 3 1 - - - - 4
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
vol $225M $225M
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
WideOpenWest LLC - Chicago Fiber Network 2017-08-01 225M USD Divestiture
, United States
NuLink Digital 2016-08-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Newnan, Georgia · www.nulink.com
Bluemile, Inc. 2013-11-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Columbus, Ohio · www.bluemilecloud.com
Broadstripe Cable Systems 2012-01-17 - Divestiture
, United States
Sigecom LLC 2006-08-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Evansville, Indiana · www.sigecom.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 3 (75%) - 1 (100%) 225M (100%)
Internet Software and Services 1 (25%) - - -
Total 4 - 1 $225M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 - 1 225M
  Ohio 1 - - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
Total 4 - 1 $225M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Legal Deals
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $225M
TOTAL $225M
Largest WideOpenWest LLC - Chicago Fiber Network
$225M (2017-08-01)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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