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Communications Services M&A image Communications Services M&A » By The Online Investor Staff, updated Tue., Mar. 9, 2:35 AM Recent mergers and acquisitions in the Communications Services M&A category.

Slide #99. Sprint Clearwire

Acquirer: Sprint (S)
Acquiree: Clearwire (CLWR)
Details: Sprint announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the approximately 50 percent stake in Clearwire it does not currently own for $2.97 per share, equating to a total payment to Clearwire shareholders, other than Sprint, of $2.2 billion. This transaction results in a total Clearwire enterprise value of approximately $10 billion, including net debt and spectrum lease obligations of $5.5 billion. The transaction consideration represents a 128 percent premium to Clearwire's closing share price the day before the Sprint-SoftBank discussions were first confirmed in the marketplace on October 11, with Clearwire speculated to be a part of that transaction; and, a 40 percent premium to the closing price the day before receipt of Sprint's initial $2.60 per share non-binding indication of interest on November 21.

Sprint is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is a communications company providing wireless and wireline communications products and services to consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers. Co. has two segments: Wireless, which provides wireless services on a postpaid and prepaid payment basis to retail subscribers and also on a wholesale basis, including the sale of wireless services that utilize Co.'s network but are sold under the wholesaler's brand; and Wireline, which provides a suite of wireline communication services to other communications companies and targeted business customers, as well as voice, data and internet protocol communication services.

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Sprint is a holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Co. is a communications company providing wireless and wireline communications products and services to consumers, businesses, government subscribers, and resellers. Co. has two segments: Wireless, which provides wireless services on a postpaid and prepaid payment basis to retail subscribers and also on a wholesale basis, including the sale of wireless services that utilize Co.'s network but are sold under the wholesaler's brand; and Wireline, which provides a suite of wireline communication services to other communications companies and targeted business customers, as well as voice, data and internet protocol communication services.

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Company Name: 
Sprint Corp (New)
Website: 
www.sprint.com
Sector: 
Communications Services
Company Name: 
Clearwire Corp
Website: 
www.clearwire.com
Sector: 
Communications Services
 

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