GTT Communications has completed its acquisition of Global Capacity.
The addition of Global Capacity grows GTT’s client base, with added clients in the healthcare, application service provider, retail and carrier markets; augments GTT’s SD-WAN service with diverse access options, including an extensive on-net Ethernet over copper infrastructure; and eExpands scale and network reach with low cost connectivity to nearly 10 million U.S. commercial addresses, from 41 data centers and 1,750 Central Office points of presence.
“This transaction accelerates GTT’s growth strategy and advances our commitment to connecting people across organizations and around the world,” said Rick Calder, GTT president and CEO. “Our combined client base will benefit from an expanded and talented team that is focused on delivering superior client service by living GTT’s core values of simplicity, speed and agility.”
The purchase price consists of $100 million in cash and 1.85 million shares of GTT common stock, which was issued to the sellers at closing. GTT funded the cash portion of the transaction with the proceeds from the debt offering completed in May. It expects to complete the integration of Global Capacity within two to three quarters after closing and upon integration, to achieve its previously announced, next financial objectives of $1 billion in revenue and $250 million in Adjusted EBITDA.