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Transaction Details

  • On May 3, 2024, Uniti Group Inc. (“Uniti”) (Nasdaq: UNIT) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Windstream Holdings II, LLC (“Windstream”).
  • The merger combines Uniti’s national wholesale owned fiber network with Windstream’s fiber-to-the-home (“FTTH”) business to create a premier insurgent fiber provider in the U.S.
  • The merger is expected to close in the second half of 2025, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions, including receipt of regulatory approvals and approval by Uniti shareholders.

About the company

About Uniti
Uniti, an internally managed real estate investment trust, is engaged in the acquisition and construction of mission critical communications infrastructure, and is a leading provider of fiber and other wireless solutions for the communications industry. As of March 31, 2024, Uniti owns approximately 141,000 fiber route miles, 8.5 million fiber strand miles, and other communications real estate throughout the United States.

About Windstream
Windstream’s quality-first approach connects customers to new opportunities and possibilities by leveraging its nationwide network to deliver a full suite of advanced communications services. Windstream provides fiber-based broadband to residential and small business customers in 18 states, managed cloud communications, networking and security services for mid-to-large enterprises and government entities across the U.S., and customized wavelength and dark fiber solutions for carriers, content providers and hyperscalers in the U.S. and Canada. Windstream, a privately held company headquartered in Little Rock, Ark., operates three brands including Kinetic, Windstream Enterprise and Windstream Wholesale.

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