Western Wireless Corporation (extinct)

Western Wireless Corporation (extinct)

Western Wireless Corporation (extinct)

Overview
Date Founded

1988

Headquarters

3650 131st Avenue Southeast,Suite 400,Bellevue, WA 98006-1395

Type of Company

Private

Industries

Wireless Telecommunications
IT Consulting & Services

Company Description

Western Wireless Corp. used to provide wireless communication services. The company owned and operated wireless phone systems marketed primarily under the Cellular OneĀ® national brand name in more than 19 western states. It was formed through the combination of Pacific Northwest Cellular and General Cellular Corporation. The company was founded in 1988 and was located in Bellevue, WA.

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eir Group Ltd. purchases Meteor Mobile Communications Ltd. from Western Wireless Corporation

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Deutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile International AG purchase tele.ring Telekom Service GmbH from Western Wireless Corporation

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Alltel Corp. purchases Western Wireless Corporation

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Advised onWestern Wireless Corporation issued USD Common Stock

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Co-Managing Partner

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Advisors & Consultants
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Co-Chair, Commercial Class Action Litigation Practice at Cooley LLP

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Head, Northwest Litigation Group at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati PC

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Partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Non-Profit Donations & Grants
$1,000 - $2,499
2005
$1,000 - $2,499
2004
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Providence Equity Partners (PEP) focuses on investments across a range of companies in the media, entertainment and information sectors including broadband, broadcast, music, film, wireline, wireless, publishing and the Internet. The firm invests globally across all stages of companies' development. They employ a variety of financing structures and participate in a range of transaction types including growth capital financings, complex recapitalizations, large buyouts and take-private transactions. Equity investments typically range from $150 million to $800 million. PEP prefers prefer to lead their investments and serve on their portfolio companies' boards of directors.

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