equity

 

Agency Channel: Taking Stock in Equity

Posted: 08/2000 News Briefs * Startup IP service provider Igaea (www.igaea.com) is establishing stateside and international agent programs to bring its services to market. Igaea will offer phone-to-phone IP products and services including long distance, fax over IP, Internet access, data transmission, prepaid calling services, video conferencing, unified messaging and call-back services through its agent […]

Wireless – Texas Pacific Group Invests in Gemplus

Posted: 06/2000 Texas Pacific Group Invests in Gemplus Texas Pacific Group, an international private equity firm, will invest between $300 and $500 million in equity into Gemplus (www.gemplus.com), a provider of smart card-based solutions and technologies.Texas Pacific Group will join Founder and Chairman Marc Lassus, Gemplus employees and members of the Quandt Family of Germany, […]

Bottom Line: Smart Financing–Understanding The True Cost of Capital

Posted: 04/2000 Smart Financing–Understanding The True Cost of Capital By Steven B. Jaffee Your business plan shows a significant need for cash. Where do you go next to execute your strategy? Before you reach the bargaining table, prepare yourself:Have a well-developed business plan.It may seem obvious, but the quality of your business plan can mean […]

Broadwing Secures $2.1 Billion in Private Equity;Hires ‘E’ CFO

Posted: 03/2000 Broadwing Secures $2.1 Billion in Private Equity; Hires ‘E’ CFO By Ken Branson Hoping to become considerably more than the sum of its parts, Broadwing Inc. (www.broadwing.com) continues its metamorphosis. Broadwing, which grew out of the merger late last year of the former Cincinnati Bell Telephone Co. and the former IXC Communications Inc., […]

Cashing In

Posted: 08/1999 Cashing In Agents Calculate Risk of Equity Play By Khali Henderson The real trick for agents is allying with the company most likely to succeed. Amidst the stock market’s longest winning streak, the telecom industry has been engaged in consolidation at all levels as service providers jockey for position. Mid-sized players are gathering […]

Selling High: The Equity Alternative

Posted: 06/1999 Selling High: The Equity Alternative By Bryan Mitchell and Salman Tajuddin As any telecom insider would tell you, telecommunications is a capital-intensive business. The ability to execute on a business plan is predicated not only on raising the appropriate amount of capital, but also on raising the appropriate type of capital from the […]

Business News – Alternate Channel Earns Some Respect

Posted: 06/1999 Alternate Channel Earns Some Respect Highlights from the AgENt Show By Khali Henderson Delegates find out about NuLink.com’s talking e-mail service Educational Coordinator Jill Collins greets an attendee Telco’s John Leach, pictured with PHONE+ Publisher Marla Ellerman, awards $500 to a lucky winner of the daily exhibit drawing With the few exceptions of […]

Agent Poll Reveals Community Concerns

Posted: 06/1999 Agent Poll Reveals Community Concerns by Kathy Katcher Most agents are concerned with similar issues. How-ever, due to the lack of communication between one agent and the next, as well as the lack of communication between carriers, each agent or carrier feels he or she is the first to have such concerns. As […]

Priming Your Upside

Posted: 05/1999 Priming Your Upside –A Guide to Raising Private Debt By Bryan Mitchell and Salman Tajuddin As any telecom insider would tell you, telecommunications is a capital-intensive business. The ability to execute on a business plan is predicated not only on raising the appropriate amount of capital, but also on raising the appropriate type […]

Debt vs. Equity: Capital-Raising Primer

Posted: 04/1999 Debt vs. Equity: Capital-Raising Primer By Bryan Mitchell and Salman Tajuddin As any telecom insider would tell you, telecommunications is a capital-intensive business. The ability to execute on a business plan is predicated not only on raising the appropriate amount of capital, but also on raising the appropriate type of capital from the […]

The ID is: 68636