Windstream Intellectual Property Services Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Windstream Intellectual Property Services has acquired 24 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 14 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

Windstream Intellectual Property Services’ largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired PAETEC Holdings for $2.3B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2015, when it sold Windstream Holdings - Windstream Data Center Business to TierPoint for $575M. Windstream Intellectual Property Services has acquired in 10 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (86%) and information technology (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity14
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 17
  • M&A Advisors 10

Windstream Intellectual Property Services

Windstream Intellectual Property Services LLC

4001 Rodney Parham Road,
Little Rock, Arkansas 72212
United States,
(501) 748-7000
www.windstream.com

Windstream Intellectual Property Services is a provider of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses nationwide. The company also offers broadband, phone and digital TV services to consumers primarily in rural areas. Windstream Intellectual Property Services was founded in 2013 and is based in Little Rock, Arkansas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 12 1 1 - - - 14
vol $7.4B $228M $4M $7.7B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - - 1 - - 3
vol $1.1B $1.1B
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
EarthLink Holdings Corp. 2019-01-03 - Divestiture
Atlanta, Georgia · www.earthlink.net
MASS Communications 2018-03-27 4M USD Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.masscommgroup.com
Broadview Networks, Inc. 2017-04-13 228M USD Add-on Acquisition
Rye Brook, New York · www.broadviewnet.com
EarthLink Holdings Corp. 2016-11-07 1.1B USD Merger
Atlanta, Georgia · www.earthlink.net
Windstream Holdings, Inc. - Windstream Data Center Business 2015-10-19 575M USD Add-on Acquisition
Little Rock, Arkansas
BOB LLC 2014-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Westmont, Illinois · www.bobbroadband.com
PAETEC Holdings 2011-12-01 2.3B USD Add-on Acquisition
Fairport, New York · www.paetec.com
Q-Comm Corp. 2010-12-02 818M USD Add-on Acquisition
Evansville, Indiana
Hosted Solutions LLC 2010-12-01 310M USD Add-on Acquisition
Raleigh, North Carolina · www.hostedsolutions.com
Iowa Telecommunications, Inc. 2010-06-01 1.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
Newton, Iowa · www.iowatelecom.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 12 (86%) 6.2B (82%) - -
Information Technology 2 (14%) 1.4B (18%) 1 (33%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (33%) 575M (52%)
Publishing - - 1 (33%) 525M (48%)
Total 14 $7.7B 3 $1.1B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 14 7.7B 3 1.1B
  New York 3 2.5B - -
  North Carolina 3 1.0B - -
  Georgia 1 1.1B 1 -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Iowa 1 1.2B - -
  Indiana 1 818M - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  South Carolina 1 643M - -
  Pennsylvania 1 330M - -
  Colorado - - 1 525M
  Arkansas - - 1 575M
Total 14 $7.7B 3 $1.1B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
The Bank Street Group LLC
1
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Kutak Rock LLP
2
Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP
2
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $4.6B
$100M to $1B 7 $3.1B
< $100M 1 $4M
TOTAL $7.7B
Largest PAETEC Holdings
$2.3B (2011-12-01)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $1.1B
TOTAL $1.1B
Largest Windstream Holdings, Inc. - Windstream Data Center Business
$575M (2015-10-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
4 (29%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
67%
2 (67%)
Strategic(s)
33%
1 (33%)

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