M&A

Q Advisors to Lead Discussion on Managed Services, Cloud and ICT Growth and Investment Strategies at TMT Finance World

By |2019-10-29T10:00:25-05:00October 29th, 2019|Categories: cloud, Financial, M&A, managed services, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Q Advisors is leading the global conversation about growth and strategy for telecoms, media and tech investment at TMT Finance World 2019 in London on Nov. 27. Q Advisors announced its Partner, Michael Quinn, will chair the “Managed Services, Cloud and ICT – How is the market developing?” session from 2:00 - 2:45 GMT. He will [...]

Q Advisors Establishes Amsterdam Presence to Meet Increasing Activity in European Cloud and Managed Services Sector

By |2019-08-27T12:16:12-05:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: General, Global Telecommunications, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Q Advisors, a global boutique investment bank serving public and private companies, PE firms, entrepreneurs and large multi-nationals in the telecom, media, and technology (TMT) sectors, will establish a European presence in Amsterdam to provide enhanced support to its existing and prospective global clients. Q Advisors founding partner, Michael Quinn, will manage the firm’s presence, which [...]

eStruxture Positions Itself for Future Growth with New CFO, SVP Appointment

By |2018-10-16T12:47:56-05:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: Data Center, Telecom, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Today, eStruxture announces Annie Corbeil as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. With over 20 years of experience, Ms. Corbeil brings a fresh perspective to eStruxture, positioning the company for further expansion and new initiatives across Canada. Over the past few quarters, eStruxture has experienced tremendous growth, including its latest acquisition and westward [...]

eStruxture Welcomes James Beer and Nicolas Vanasse to its Leadership Team

By |2018-05-10T10:46:39-05:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Canada, colocation, Data Center, growth hacking, hiring news, Technology, Telecom, telecom hires, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, ultra-low latency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

New Executives to Shape the Company’s Future Growth in the Canadian Data Center Market eStruxture, a provider of network and cloud-neutral data center solutions across Canada, announced the addition of James Beer as SVP of Operations and Nicolas Vanasse as SVP, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary. Through their new roles, James and Nicolas will help [...]

Q Advisors Represents Calligo in its Acquisition of 3 Peaks

By |2017-10-18T10:59:44-05:00October 18th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business investment, business strategy, cloud computing, Consulting, Investment Banking, Media and Technology (TMT), Technology, Telecom, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Calligo, a global cloud solution provider has purchased Canadian cloud services provider, 3 Peaks Inc. Q Advisors, a leading TMT investment banking boutique, acted as financial advisors to Calligo for this transaction. More about the transaction... The acquisition of the Burlington, ON and Vancouver, BC based business and its Pacific Online business, which has clients right across [...]

LightRiver Announces Exciting Acquisition, Expands Software Capabilities

By |2017-06-06T16:04:33-05:00June 6th, 2017|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business expansion, business investment, business strategy, Factory Built Network, JSA Clients, LightRiver, M&A, Network, Network Solutions, SDN, software, Software Defined Networking|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

LightRiver Software, Inc., along with sister company, LightRiver Technologies, Inc., the leader in Factory Built Network® design and commissioning of multi-vendor packet optical networks, announced a big move today - the acquisition of Unique Computer Services, Inc., a pioneer and industry leader in the development and support of multi- vendor, transport network systems software, with hundreds of [...]

Now Available On-Demand – Virtual CEO Roundtable Reviewing M&A Big Deals of 2016 & 2017 Predictions

By |2017-02-02T16:07:42-05:00February 2nd, 2017|Categories: business acquisition, business expansion, c-level, community news, General, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, JSA Radio, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, M&A, Speaking Panel, tech, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom tv, telecom video, Telecommunications, Video, Video Conferencing, Video On Demand, video streaming|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our latest JSA TV Virtual CEO Roundtable, ‘M&A: Reviewing the Big Deals of 2016 & Predictions for 2017' is now available On Demand. The virtual roundtable, moderated by Robert Powell, Founder and Chief Editor at Telecom Ramblings, and esteemed panelists Rick Calder, President and CEO of GTT; Ed Mullane, TMT Editor of Mergermarket; and Greg Weiner, Co-Founder of Vertix Consulting reviewed the major [...]

Thought Leaders Talk M&A Big Deals of 2016 & Predictions for 2017 on tomorrow’s JSA Virtual CEO Roundtable

By |2017-01-26T12:16:59-05:00January 26th, 2017|Categories: business acquisition, business expansion, business investment, business partnership, community news, Financial, General, JS&A News, JSA Radio, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, M&A, Speaking Panel, tech, Technology, technology trends, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, telecom reports, Telecommunications, Video Conferencing, video streaming|Tags: , , , , , , , |

One of most popular and favorite roundtables is back to kick off the new year! We invite you to join us for our January installment in the JSA TV Virtual CEO Roundtable series, entitled, ‘M&A: Reviewing the Big Deals of 2016 & Predictions for 2017' to be webcasted live tomorrow, Friday, January 27 at 1:30 PM ET. [...]

Get Ready – It’s Going to be a Great Metro Connect

By |2017-01-23T14:16:31-05:00January 23rd, 2017|Categories: c-level, Cleareon Fiber Networks, Events, FirstLight Fiber, Global Telecommunications, jsa blog, M&A, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Capacity's Metro Connect 2017 is just one week away! This year's event, held at Miami's Nobu Eden Roc Hotel, is expected to bring together more than 530 leaders of the metro fiber market. Offering the "perfect combination" of engaging C-level discussions and the beautiful seaside setting of Miami, Metro Connect 2017 will commence with its legendary [...]

FirstLight Fiber and Oxford Networks Join Forces

By |2017-01-04T11:12:13-05:00January 4th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, business collaboration, business expansion, business partnership, cloud, Connectivity, Data Center, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, FirstLight Fiber, M&A, managed services|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

FirstLight Fiber has increased its footprint with a considerable acquisition. The leading fiber-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider operating in New York and Northern New England, announced today that Oak Hill Capital Partners has completed its acquisition of Oxford Networks, and has combined the operations of Oxford with FirstLight. This is quite significant, as FirstLight now operates 5,000 route [...]

Big Telecom M&A News: CenturyLink to Acquire Level 3 in $34B Deal

By |2016-10-31T15:47:50-05:00October 31st, 2016|Categories: Acquisition, Broadband, business acquisition, carrier, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, global expansion, Global Telecommunications, Internet, jsa blog, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Well, here we have it. The next big telecom M&A was announced today: CenturyLink confirmed it will acquire Level 3 Communications for a reported $25 billion plus the Level 3 debt assumed, totaling a $34 billion deal. This acquisition creates what will be the second largest domestic provider in the US, rivaling AT&T and Verizon in [...]

Lightower Fiber Networks to Merge with Fibertech Networks

By |2015-04-27T13:11:35-05:00April 27th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, business acquisition, business collaboration, business continuity, business investment, business partnership, business strategy, c-level, fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, IT, JS&A News, jsa blog, JSA Clients, Lightower, Low-Latency Network, M&A, Network, network provider, partnerships, Technology, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks, a leading provider of custom, high-capacity network services that ensure optimal application and business performance, and Fibertech Networks, a leading provider of fiber-optic based network services throughout mid-size cities in the Eastern and Central regions of the United States, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge. The agreement [...]

Lightower Acquires Chicago Data Center, ColocationZone

By |2015-03-11T11:05:26-05:00March 11th, 2015|Categories: Acquisition, B2B, big data, business continuity, business strategy, carrier, carrier hotel, carrier-neutral, colocation, data, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center expansion, data center news, disaster recovery, enterprise, fiber, fiber network, jsa blog, M&A, meet me room, Network, network growth, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Vlog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Lightower Fiber Networks announced today that is has acquired ColocationZone – an enterprise-class data center provider in Chicago. ColocationZone is located in the 725 South Wells data center in downtown Chicago, on the South Loop of the city’s Central Business District.  Lightower will also be taking over operations of the Meet Me Room for the entire 725 South [...]

TEX West CEO Roundtable Participants Announced

By |2014-02-17T11:26:52-05:00February 17th, 2014|Categories: bandwidth, Conferences, Data Center, Events, JS&A News, JSA Events, M&A, telecom conference, telecom event, Telecom Exchange, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, TEX West|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Jaymie Scotto & Associates (JSA) is excited to officially announce the CEO Roundtable participants and topics for JSA’s Telecom Exchange West 2014 taking place on March 6th at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, CO.  Telecom Exchange (TEX) is the premier bi-annual industry networking event designed to increase delegates’ event ROI by offering face-to-face [...]

Provident Bank Chooses Lightower for 30+ Site Custom Ethernet Network

By |2013-10-23T10:05:06-05:00October 23rd, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, business ethernet, business partnership, business strategy, carrier, carrier ethernet, Connectivity, enterprise, Ethernet, fiber, fiber optics, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, US Service Provider, WDM|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Provident Bank of Montebello, New York, has selected Lightower to provide a customized Ethernet network to support the bank’s competitive strategy of delivering superior performance through technology. Operating within a highly competitive business environment, Provident Bank operates more than 30 branches across New York’s Hudson Valley region. Provident’s information technology (IT) group manages an ever-increasing demand [...]

Lightower Drives Changing North American Telecom Landscape

By |2013-10-17T09:43:49-05:00October 17th, 2013|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, c-level, carrier, carrier ethernet, Cell tower backhaul, Cloud service provider, Conferences, content delivery network, dark fiber, Data Center Connectivity, Ethernet, Events, fiber, fiber optics, lit fiber, Low-Latency Network, Mobile backhaul, network provider, Optical Networking, Optical Transport, Technology, technology trends, Telco 2.0, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications, voice and data company, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, Wireless backhaul|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

With consolidation still widespread and new applications driving rapid changes in bandwidth demand, the North American telecommunications industry continues its dynamic path forward. In addition to Lightower’s dramatic organic growth, the company has successfully completed seven acquisitions over the past six years, which have combined to establish Lightower as a key player in the North American [...]