Download the FOCUS Telecom Technology and Services Group’s Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Quarterly – Winter 2015 Report, Vol. 5

FOCUS Carrier Focused Telecom Technology QuarterlyIn public markets, on the surface at least, it was a good three-month period for FOCUS’ Carrier-Focused Telecom Technology Index (CFTTI). The CFTTI was up 4.3% this period, handily beating the 3.2% gain in the S&P 500 and more or less keeping pace with the 4.6% gain in the NASDAQ. However, gains were not broad-based, with only the Large Cap sub sector in positive territory for the period. For the 12-month period, the CFTTI is up 13.0%...

While the public markets picture for the Carrier Focused Telecom Technology sector was challenging for most of the sub sectors,  the M&A market continued to be active. We counted 22 transactions for this period for a total of $2.9 billion in announced transaction dollar volume; a high level of activity by any historical measure. With 11 months of 2014 in the books, it appears the year will be roughly average in terms of the level of M&A activity…

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