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Waller Capital’s Roddy Moon Interviewed for Multichannel News Cover Story for Its Advanced Ads Issue

The May 22, 2017 issue of Multichannel News featured a cover story called “Breaking Point” that discussed the challenges and opportunities facing the advanced advertising sector.  Senior Editor Mike Farrell interviewed Waller Capital’s head of digital media Roddy Moon for the insightful article that also has commentary from Tom Rogers, former CEO of TiVo, Linda Yaccarino, NBCUniversal chairman of advertising sales, and Paul Haddad, chief data officer of Altice USA. See the full article here: http://www.multichannel.com/breaking-point/412990

Waller Capital Advises Oak Hill Capital Partners on its Sale of Wave Broadband to TPG-backed RCN

TPG Capital, the global private equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG, announced today that it is backing RCN Telecom Services, LLC (RCN), a nationwide broadband service provider controlled by TPG, to combine with Wave Broadband (Wave) for $2.365 billion. Currently owned by Oak Hill Capital Partners, Wave management, and GI Partners, Wave is a regional broadband fiber company offering a full suite of high-speed data, video, and voice services to residential and business customers. RCN and Wave will combine to create the nation’s sixth largest cable operator, with a diversified presence across seven of the top ten cities in […]

Waller Capital Advises NewWave Communications on Sale to Cable One

Cable One to Buy NewWave for $735M Deal will add more than 200K subscribers to footprint Cable One said it has agreed to purchase mid-sized cable operator NewWave Communications from private equity group GTCR for $735 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of this year. Buying NewWave, headquartered in Sikeston, Mo., will add about 214,000 residential primary service units (PSUs, a measure of video, voice and broadband customers) in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri and Texas to Cable One. Phoenix-based Cable One had 315,589 residential video customers, 466,668 residential broadband customers and 100,510 residential […]

Waller Capital Advises NuLink on Sale to WideOpenWest (WOW!)

NEW YORK, NY – Aug. 2, 2016 – Waller Capital Partners is pleased to announce that it served as financial advisor to NuLink on its sale to WideOpenWest (“WOW!”). WOW!, a leading provider of high-speed Internet, digital cable TV, and phone services will acquire NuLink’s systems in Newnan, Georgia, located 34 miles southwest of Atlanta. NuLink is a local provider of high-speed Internet, digital cable TV, and phone services to residential and business customers. NuLink offers services to over 34,000 homes and businesses. NuLink was acquired from Halyard Capital, a New York based private equity firm. “NuLink has had a […]

Waller Capital Advises LOGIX Communications on Sale to Astra Capital Management

Astra Capital Management Completes Acquisition of LOGIX Communications Houston, TX (July 7, 2016) – Astra Capital Management (“Astra”), the Washington, D.C.­‐based private equity firm, is excited to announce today the closing of the acquisition of LOGIX Communications (“LOGIX”), a telecommunications company that specializes in fiber-­based enterprise voice and data services. After receiving all necessary regulatory approvals, the investor group led by Astra has officially closed the transaction. LOGIX is a facilities‐based provider of business­‐focused communications services in Texas and Oklahoma. Through its owned and leased network, LOGIX serves over 11,000 enterprise customers in its six core markets. With approximately 1,000 […]

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. […]

Waller Capital Advises Merrill Corporation on Sale of VITAC to The Gores Group

Merrill Corporation Announces Divestiture of VITAC Corporation February 02, 2016 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time ST. PAUL, Minn.– Merrill Corporation (www.merrillcorp.com), a global provider of secure content sharing, regulated communications and disclosure services, today announced it has, through one of its subsidiary companies, entered into an agreement to sell VITAC Corporation, based in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, to The Gores Group (www.gores.com). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Waller Capital acted as exclusive financial advisor to Merrill Corp. in the sale of VITAC. The divestiture furthers Merrill’s commitment and focus on solving its clients’ most complex content sharing, disclosure and regulated […]

Waller Capital Advises ZDirect on Sale to TravelClick

Acquisition Broadens TravelClick’s Technology Solutions; Enables Hoteliers to Create and Drive Deeper Guest Engagement and Increase Revenue Opportunities  NEW YORK, October 27, 2015 – TravelClick (“the Company”), a global provider of innovative cloud-based, revenue-generating solutions for the hospitality industry, announced today that it has acquired ZDirect, a leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform in the hospitality sector. The acquisition of ZDirect, which represents the second acquisition made by TravelClick in the last 12 months, is yet another example of the Company’s commitment to extending its industry leadership position to better serve its hotel clients. Terms of the transaction were not […]

Roderick “Roddy” Moon Joins Waller Capital Partners from Oppenheimer & Co.

Technology Investment Banking Veteran Will Expand Digital Media & Internet Practice NEW YORK – October 1, 2015 – Waller Capital Partners, LLC, (“Waller”), a New York-based independent investment bank and advisory firm focused on the telecommunications, media and technology sectors, today announced that Roderick “Roddy” Moon has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Roddy will expand Waller’s efforts with Digital Media and Internet clients and will focus on the digital marketing services, marketing automation, data driven advertising, digital content and e-commerce sectors across online, mobile and video distribution channels. Roddy has 19 years of experience on Wall Street and has spent the last 11 years focused specifically on the […]

Waller Capital Advises iStreamPlanet on Sale to Turner Broadcasting System

New York, NY – Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. has acquired a majority stake in iStreamPlanet, a market leader in large-scale, live event streaming, TV Everywhere Network simulcasts and OTT multiplatform solutions. Turner will leverage iStreamPlanet’s technology to deliver its OTT programming, shift its core technology infrastructure to the cloud and develop new products and services for existing and new businesses. Turner’s diverse technology requirements, ranging from live news, simulcast networks, video on demand and multiplatform specific content will also enhance iStreamPlanet’s commercial offering. This transaction is an important piece of Turner’s ongoing technology transformation with the potential to advance technological […]