Cable & Telecom

Shaw wraps up purchase of U.S. data centre firm ViaWest

CALGARY - Shaw Communications has finalized its acquisition of Denver-based call centre company ViaWest from Oak Hill Capital Partners and other shareholders.The deal, announced in July, has an enterprise value of US$1.2 billion.  Led by co-founder, president and CEO Nancy Phillips, ViaWest will continue to operate from its Denver headquarters as a stand-alone wholly owned subsidiary of Shaw."The ViaWest acquisition provides Shaw a growth platform in the attractive North American data centre sector and is another significant step in expanding our technology offerings for mid-market enterprises in Western Canada," said Shaw's CEO Brad Shaw, in the announcement.  “We are delighted to welcome...
 

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