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Zayo CEO Named Finalist in Denver Business Journal’s Power Book Award

Zayo’s CEO and President, Dan Caruso has been recognized by the Denver Business Journal (DBJ) as a finalist for their Power Book award. This award recognized the top CEOs in Colorado in a variety of categories, including Tech and Telecom, which Dan is nominated for. With four acquisitions in 2012, along with organic growth, Zayo’s

Zayo to Acquire First Telecom Services

Zayo Group has executed a definitive agreement to purchase First Telecom Services, LLC (“First Telecom Services” or “FTS”), a provider of Bandwidth Infrastructure services throughout the northeastern and midwestern United States, for a price of $110 million. First Telecom Services manages a network of over 8,000 route miles of fiber and approximately 500 on-net buildings.

Zayo Recognized as Colorado’s Top Telecom Company in 2012 by ColoradoBiz Magazine

Zayo has been recognized as Colorado’s Top Telecom Company in 2012 by ColoradoBiz Magazine. After being selected as a top-three finalist in early August, Zayo was chosen as the winner of the Telecom category at the Top Company Awards celebration on September 12. Each firm was judged on three criteria: financial performance, community involvement and

Zayo Completes Purchase of USCarrier

Zayo has completed its purchase of the remaining interest in USCarrier Telecom, LLC (USCarrier). Zayo Group acquired an approximately 50% interest in USCarrier through a previous acquisition of American Fiber Systems in October 2010. The purchase price, which included $2.3 million to retire USCarrier’s outstanding net indebtedness, was $15.9 million. USCarrier is a regional fiber-based

Zayo Named to Boulder County Business Report’s Fastest Growing Companies List

Zayo has been named to the 2012 Boulder County Business Report’s (BCBR) Mercury 100 list. This list recognizes the fastest-growing companies in the Boulder and Broomfield, Colorado counties, ranking them based on percent revenue growth from 2009 to 2011. BCBR compiles two lists, one composed of the top 50 companies reporting annual revenue of less

Zayo to Present at COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2012 Convention & EXPO

Zayo Group President and CEO, Dan Caruso will speak at the COMPTEL PLUS Spring 2012 Convention & EXPO taking place on April 15-18 at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco. Dan will speak on the “Navigating the Capital Markets: Calm Seas or Choppy Waters?” panel held on Tuesday, April 17th at 9:00am. The session will

Zayo Announces Plans to Acquire AboveNet

Zayo Group, LLC and AboveNet, Inc. (NYSE: ABVT) announce that their boards of directors have approved a definitive agreement under which Zayo will acquire AboveNet for approximately $2.2 billion. As part of the transaction, GTCR, a leading Chicago-based private equity firm, will make an equity investment in Zayo. As AboveNet and Zayo’s business models are

Zayo, AboveNet and FiberTech kick off Metro Connect 2012 with CEO Interviews

Dan Caruso, President of Zayo Group, is joined by Bill LaPerch, CEO of AboveNet and John Purcell, CEO of FiberTech on the first panel of Capacity's Metro Connect USA 2012. The CEO Interviews were focused on discussing successful business strategies to create profitable and scalable metro providers. These bandwidth infrastructure providers all share the same storyline that their companies are

Zayo’s CEO & General Counsel to Present at Metro Connect USA 2012

Dan Caruso, President and CEO of Zayo Group and Scott Beer, General Counsel for Zayo Group will speak at Metro Connect USA 2012. Metro Connect takes place on February 28-29 in Miami, FL. Dan Caruso will be part of a CEO roundtable on February 28 at 9:00am (EST) discussing “Successful Business Strategies to Create Profitable and

Zayo Expands Arsalon Technologies’ Dark Fiber Network in Kansas City

Zayo Group announces it will provide a dark fiber ring for Arsalon Technologies, LLC in the greater Kansas City Metro area. Arsalon Technologies is a Kansas-based enterprise class data center provider that offers leading edge hosting technology in their state-of-the-art facilities. The new dark fiber ring spans 45 miles and extends from the Kansas City

Zayo Completes Latest Round of Fund Raising

Zayo Group announces it has completed its latest round of fund raising totaling $315 million in a five-year term loan. The loan was marketed by RBC Capital Markets, Barclays Capital and SunTrust and allocated to 25 institutional investors. The funds will be used to complete the recently announced $345M acquisition of 360networks. The remainder of

Zayo Completes 360networks Acquisition

Zayo announces it has completed its transaction to purchase 360networks. The resulting company is one of the largest Bandwidth Infrastructure companies in North America with an estimated annualized pro forma revenue of $393M and fiber network totaling more than 44,000 route miles and nearly two million fiber miles. The completion of this acquisition will add

Colorado Biz Magazine Interviews Zayo CEO

Zayo is a finalist in the Colorado Biz Top Company of the Year 2011. As part of being selected as a finalist, Colorado Biz Magazine interviewed Zayo CEO, Dan Caruso. In the video interview, Dan speaks about the rapid growth and increasing need for bandwidth caused by devices such as tablet computers and the move

Zayo CEO to Present at CLE International Private Equity Conference

Dan Caruso, Zayo Group Founder and CEO will present at the CLE International Private Equity 5th Annual Conference taking place on October 13 and 14, 2011. The conference will be held at the Grand Hyatt in Denver, CO. Dan will be speaking during the “Execution as a Competitive Edge” session on Friday, October 14, 2011

Zayo Group to Acquire 360Networks, Nearly Doubling Network Reach

Zayo Group today announces it has executed a definitive agreement to acquire Seattle-based 360networks holdings (USA) inc. (“360networks”).  The acquisition combines Zayo’s deep metro fiber networks across 60 US metropolitan markets and 360networks’ unique intercity fiber network spanning the central and western United States. 360networks will be the largest of the 17 acquisitions made by

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