Our Portfolio

Since inception, M/C has invested in 130+ companies around the communications, media and IT services sectors.

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AccentHealth

AccentHealth operates an out-of-home advertising network that reaches over 12,000 physician office waiting areas in the U.S.

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Company Formation

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Media And Other

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Attenda

Attenda designs and delivers Microsoft and Sun Infrastructure Management services for enterprise organizations across Europe, ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security at reduced costs.

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Growth Equity

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It Services

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Baja Broadband

Baja Broadband, LLC, headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, owns and operates broadband cable systems serving over 67,000 residential and commercial business customers in the West.

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Buy-Out

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Bandwidth Infrastructure

Communication Services

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Benestra

BENESTRA is a national telecommunications operator that provides a comprehensive portfolio of voice, data, internet and hosting services of guaranteed quality. The company entered the Slovak market in 1999. Since merging with five companies on an alternative telecommunication market in 2006, it has been operating as GTS Nextra.

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Buy-Out

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Bandwidth Infrastructure

Communication Services

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Cavalier Telephone

Cavalier Telephone is bringing cutting edge technology to the communities we serve. Residential DSL, our exclusive Internet Caller ID, T-1's and direct fiber builds are just a few ways we are meeting the needs of area residents and businesses every day.

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Company Formation

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Bandwidth Infrastructure

Communication Services

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Cellular One of East Texas

Cellular One of East Texas was formed in 2004 to acquire the TX-11 A-band RSA from Cingular Wireless. The Company is a wireless carrier operating on a GSM network in East Texas markets including Lufkin and Nacodoches.

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Company Formation

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Communication Services

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CSDVRS

CSDVRS provides cutting-edge Video Relay Service technology empowering deaf and hard of hearing individuals to communicate with any hearing person through certified sign language interpreters.

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Buy-Out

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Communication Services

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Denovo

Denovo is a full-service Enterprise Hosting/Cloud Computing and Professional Services firm with extensive expertise in designing, implementing and supporting enterprise software and hosting/cloud solutions. The Company delivers enterprise hosting/cloud computing and extensive managed services from their SOC 2 certified data centers located in the United States. As an Oracle Platinum Partner, Denovo's Professional Services team has over 150 years of Oracle J.D. Edwards and ERP experience and has successfully completed Oracle ERP implementation projects for a wide variety of commercial and public sector clients.

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Growth Equity

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Ensono

Ensono, formerly Acxiom IT, collaborates with its clients to deliver progressive IT solutions to help them operate their infrastructure for today and optimize it for tomorrow. Ensono specializes in supporting mission-critical workloads for the world's most successful companies. Ensono works across all platforms – mainframe to cloud, and everything in between. The company is ranked by Information Week 500 for its technology innovation and by the Uptime Institute for 100% availability. Ensono has 700 associates and is headquartered in greater Chicago, IL.

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Buy-Out

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Everstream

Everstream is a Cleveland based network service provider bringing fiber based Ethernet, Internet and data center solutions to businesses throughout Northeast Ohio and Michigan. With over 9,500 miles of fiber and comprehensive data center connectivity at 100 Gigabit speed, Everstream provides the fastest, most reliable network in the region. Everstream’s 24/7 Network Operations Centers in Cleveland, Ohio and East Lansing, Michigan are staffed and operated by our certified technical team.

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Growth Equity

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Bandwidth Infrastructure

Communication Services

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Fusepoint

We provide a complete range of managed hosting products and services that enable our customers to outsource their entire IT infrastructures. As an executive, you face ongoing challenges ranging from growing your business in an uncertain economy to improving consumer confidence while outpacing your competition. With so many other responsibilities, business leaders are recognizing that outsourcing their ever changing IT needs provides sound market advantages.

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Company Formation

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Communication Services

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Involta

Involta offers comprehensive data protection services providing customers with highly secure constantly available data center facilities and the technical expertise to secure, protect and maintain access to their critical data infrastructure.

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Growth Equity

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Communication Services

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GTS

GTS CE is an innovative and expanding operator and has grown significantly in recent years through the constant addition of new customers, increased business with existing customers and the acquisition of other operators within the region – indeed our ability to do this underpins the very real strength of our strategy, services and customer satisfaction when compared to rival companies. For example, GTS CE acquired operators such as Contactel, Nextra and Telenor Networks, all of whom had been operating within the CEE marketplace and in competition with GTS.

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Buy-Out

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Communication Services

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Legendary Pictures

Legendary Pictures is an independent production company that was founded in June 2005 to create, develop, co-produce, co-finance and distribute major motion pictures through a unique strategic partnership with Warner Bros.

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Company Formation

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Media And Other

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Lightower

With core expertise in all aspects of site deployment, we deliver turnkey access to over 350 communications towers, over two million electric distribution poles, existing multi-carrier DAS networks and more than 525 sub-station locations where we can build towers.

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Growth Equity

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Bandwidth Infrastructure

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Melita

Melita is the leading quad-play operator in Malta offering television, broadband, telephony and mobile services. Launched in 1991 as an analogue cable TV operator, it has since expanded its product offering to become a quadruple-play offering, servicing both residential and business customers, with the launch in February 2009 of its 3G mobile offering. Evolving from the traditional analogue and linear cable TV, Melita nowadays offers a hybrid IP-DVB TV service with HD channels, PVR services as well as Video-On-Demand and other interactive services. In June 2009, Melita also brought into operation a submarine cable linking Malta to Sicily, in order to supply international bandwidth direct to the company's customers. Leveraging this international link together further investment in the latest cable technology Euro DOCSIS 3.0, Melita is now able to offer Internet download speeds of up to 100Mbps nationwide.

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Buy-Out

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Communication Services

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MetroPCS

MetroPCS, Inc. (formerly General Wireless), was formed in 1994 to acquire PCS licenses, build PCS networks, and to provide wireless PCS services in large metropolitan areas.

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Growth Equity

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Communication Services

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Mobi PCS

Mobi PCS was formed for the purpose of acquiring the 30 MHz PCS C Block license covering Honolulu, HI. The license covers all of the island of Oahu in Hawaii, and includes the Honolulu, HI Basic Trading Area.

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Growth Equity

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Communication Services

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Neutral Connect Networks

Neutral Connect Networks (NCN), formerly DAS Communications, partners with owners of real estate assets in high-traffic, strategic locations by providing site management and turnkey / build-to-suit solutions for WiFi, Small Cell and Distributed Antenna System (DAS) customers. As carriers seek to shorten the time to deployment of coverage and capacity, NCN guarantees network QoS at a lower bit/cost than traditional deployment models.

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Company Formation

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Bandwidth Infrastructure

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NuVox Communications

NuVox Communications is a facilities-based competitive local exchange carrier targeting small and medium-sized customers large enough to be served through T-1 level access in the Midwest and Southeast. NuVox has consistently achieved growth and improved operating performance organically as well as through strategic mergers. NuVox merged with NewSouth, a CLEC serving several Southeastern states, in May 2004 and Florida Digital Network, a CLEC largely serving Florida and Georgia, in May 2007.

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Communication Services

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Omega Wireless

Omega Wireless is an entity formed to bid on spectrum licenses in the FCC's 600 MHz incentive auction.

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Company Formation

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Communication Services

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Open Mobile

Open Mobile is a new entity that was formed to acquire the assets of NewComm Wireless. NewComm is a wireless carrier operating a CDMA network on the island of Puerto Rico, a market of 4 million pops.

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Buy-Out

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Communication Services

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PlumChoice

PlumChoice is the leading subscription-based customer tech support services provider to consumers and SMBs sold to carriers on a white-label basis. The company is reinventing technology care for their home and small business customers. Service includes remote and onsite service delivery and integrates with many other value added service options to solve the most complex technology needs.

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Company Formation

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Public Mobile

Public Mobile was formed in 2008 to launch an exciting, new unlimited wireless carrier in Canada. In the recent AWS auction, the company acquired wireless spectrum for service in prime Canadian markets including Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. Public Mobile is currently planning its launch of services.

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Company Formation

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Communication Services

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SpeechCycle

SpeechCycle is leading a new generation of speech self-service solutions – building on technology innovation to automate the kind of complex customer care issues that, until now, were considered out of the reach of speech. This allows call centers to achieve maximum levels of customer service at significantly reduced cost, while generating the valuable business intelligence that drives long-term customer retention.

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Thrive Networks

Thrive is a combination of Thrive Networks, a Tewksbury, MA based Managed Services Provider (“MSP”) and Corporate IT Solutions, a Norwood, MA MSP. Thrive offers enterprise class technology solutions targeted to SMB and SME customers throughout New England. The combined entity offers customers a range of products from email services, onsite and remote support, dedicated hosting, hosted file sharing and hosted cloud services.

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Growth Equity

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Triad 700

Triad 700 was formed with M/C repeat entrepreneurs as a vehicle to participate in the 2008 FCC Auction 73 — the 700 MHz Band Auction, which generated $19 billion in net bids ($1.22 per MHz pop). Triad acquired 36 licenses covering 193 million MHz POPs for $17 million, or $0.09 per MHz POP. Licenses acquired include a very deep spectrum position in Alaska (34 MHz covering the entire state), plus clusters of very attractive licenses covering parts of California, Nevada, Texas, Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maryland, Florida, Puerto Rico and Hawaii.

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Company Formation

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Communication Services

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Zayo Bandwidth

Zayo Bandwidth was formed in 2006 to provide bandwidth services to carriers, web-centric companies, public institutions and enterprises. Zayo, a wholly owned subsidiary of Communications Infrastructure Investments, LLC (CII), owns and operates fiber optic networks in various regions of the United States. Zayo's mission is to be a highly reliable and responsive bandwidth provider in those geographies where it has fiber networks.

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Growth Equity

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Bandwidth Infrastructure

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AccentHealth

Media and other

Attenda

It services

Baja Broadband

Bandwidth infrastructure

Communication services

Benestra

Bandwidth infrastructure

Communication services

Cavalier Telephone

Bandwidth infrastructure

Communication services

Cellular One of East Texas

Communication services

CoreLink

It services

CSDVRS

Communication services

Denovo

It services

Ensono

It services

Everstream

Bandwidth infrastructure

Communication services

Fusepoint

Communication services

Involta

Communication services

It services

GTS

Communication services

Legendary Pictures

Media and other

Lightower

Bandwidth infrastructure

Melita

Communication services

MetroPCS

Communication services

Mobi PCS

Communication services

Neutral Connect Networks

Bandwidth infrastructure

NuVox Communications

Communication services

Omega Wireless

Communication services

Open Mobile

Communication services

PlumChoice

It services

Public Mobile

Communication services

SpeechCycle

It services

Thrive Networks

It services

Triad 700

Communication services

Zayo Bandwidth

Bandwidth infrastructure