Download the FOCUS U.S. Communications Service Provider Quarterly: Winter 2015 Report

FOCUS U.S. Communication Service Provider QuarterlyIn public markets, the FOCUS Communications Service Provider Index (CSPI) followed up the modest gain from our Fall reporting period with a modest loss of -0.2% for the current three month period. This loss was despite strong gains in the overall market as the S&P 500 gained 4.4% and the NASDAQ jumped 5.4%. However, the relatively poor performance of the CSPI can be traced primarily to a 5.5% drop in the Large Cap sub sector…

M&A activity picked up in the Communications Service Provider sector in the final three months of the year. We counted 19 total transactions with a total announced transaction dollar value of $637.5 million. This brings the total number of transactions for the year to 68, which is roughly average for what we typically see in a year…

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