Windstream Announces Sale of its Data Center Business
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 1:27PM
Jared Taylor in Deal Advisor, Deals: Data Center, TierPoint, Windstream

On Monday, October 19th, Windstream (NASDAQ: WIN) announced that it had reached an agreement to sell its data center business to TierPoint for $575.0 million in an all-cash transaction.  Windstream was among the first of the telcos to move into the data center space, acquiring Hosted Solutions for $320m in 2010.

Transaction Facts

Strategic Considerations

Transaction will result in Windstream establishing a continuous, reciprocal, strategic relationship with TierPoint as both companies will sell their products and services to one another’s prospective customers as referral partners.

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