Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Fall 2014 Report

FOCUS U.S. Communication Service Provider QuarterlyIn public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) had a relatively modest gain of 1.1 percent for our Fall reporting period. This placed the sector roughly in-line with the 0.6 percent gain in the S&P 500 and the 1.9 percent gain in the NASDAQ. Performance was mixed, with three of the sub sectors posting gains and two posting losses. For the year, the CSPI continues to trail the broader market, but significantly closed the gap in this most recent period…

The Fall reporting period for M&A was the second straight three month period that saw 16 announced transactions. This brings us to 49 transactions year-to-date and puts 2014 on pace to be slightly below average in terms of the total number of announced transactions. With respect to the announced dollar volume of transactions, this three month period was anemic with just slightly more than $75 million in announced transaction dollar volume...

Download here:  FOCUS Telecom Technology and Services Group's U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly - Fall 2014 Report, Vol. 3, No. 4.