by CIO Staff

Time Warner Telecom Buys Xspedius for $531.5M

Jul 28, 20061 min
Mergers and Acquisitions

Time Warner Telecom, a provider of voice and Web services for corporations, on Thursday said that it will purchase Xspedius Communications, a privately held telecommunications firm, for $531.5 million in cash and stock, according to a July 27 press release on Yahoo Finance.

Time Warner Telecom will pay out $212.5 million in cash and $319 million in company stock to Xspedius. Time Warner Telecom will not assume any debt under the agreement, according to the release.

“This acquisition significantly broadens the already extensive number of our local assets and national capabilities,” Larissa Herda, Time Warner Telecom chief executive, said in the release. “This strategic acquisition further extends our network reach and market density for serving multi-location and multi-city enterprise customers, increasing the number of markets we serve from 44 to 75, and enhances our ability to further fuel our enterprise growth.”

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