Waller Capital Advises CIMCO on Sale to First Communications

AKRON, OH, February 16, 2016 — First Communications, LLC (“First Communications”) a leading provider of data networking, cloud and managed services, today announced it has completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of CIMCO Communications (“CIMCO”).  This acquisition further expands First Communications network density and strong base of customers in the Midwest.

CIMCO provides data center, managed services, voice and network services to over 2,000 medium and enterprise sized business customers in the greater Chicago area.  First Communications has extensive network, systems and customer service infrastructure to ensure a seamless transition and personalized service for the acquired customers.

“We look forward to introducing CIMCO customers to First Communications’ technology solutions and focus on customer service. Further, we hope to provide our existing First Communications customer base with the robust data center and hosted IP offering we have gained through the CIMCO acquisition,” said Margi Shaw, President of First Communications.

Waller Capital Partners served as the exclusive financial advisor to CIMCO.

About First Communications

First Communications is a leading technology solutions provider in the Midwestern United States.  Founded in 1998, First Communications has built a highly scalable telecommunications platform, infrastructure and support system, which represents a combination of world-class technology and cutting-edge product offerings. It provides communications services, including bandwidth connectivity, managed services, colocation and cloud services, to small, medium and enterprise sized businesses throughout the United States.