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Wholesale Channel – PointOne Seeks Buyer in Voluntary Bankruptcy Filing

Posted: 10/2001 Wholesale Channel PointOne Seeks Buyer in Voluntary Bankruptcy Filing By Josh Long PointOne Telecommunications Inc., an Austin, Texas-based provider of voice-over-packet services, filed for Chapter 11 protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in August. The facilities-based provider of wholesale long distance voice services said the voluntary filing would give it the best opportunity […]

Business News – Smarter Telcos Getting Smart Money

Posted: 06/2001 Business News Smarter Telcos Getting Smart Money By Josh Long Despite layoffs, declines in margins, bankruptcies and other morbid news, telecommunications investors are not dormant–at least not when it comes to funding smart carriers that see opportunities in markets below the Tier 1 level.Even as telecom executives winced at the sight of poor […]

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 […]

Where the Cash Flows

Posted: 10/1998 Where the Cash Flows Who’s Funding New Investment in Long Haul? By Gary Kim For the past two years, the big story in U.S. carrier investment has been mergers and acquisitions, especially among the larger facilities-based carriers. Since early 1997, at least $278 billion has been spent on these telecom industry mega-mergers. On […]

Digging Around in the Corporate Finance Toolbox

Posted: 01/1998 By Michael H. Wirpel Your ability to find a way to obtain an investment in your company is greater if you know how to design a deal flexibly. You can be more flexible by recognizing the different stages a company goes through and using each stage’s risk factors to tailor a deal. "Digging […]

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