M/C focuses on working with entrepreneurs to invest in the optimal growth strategy for each particular company.
In an evolving global economy where investment cycles and opportunities fluctuate rapidly, M/C's industry knowledge and experience makes us acutely aware of the macro-economic drivers that influence the success of our portfolio companies. With this background, we continue pursuing new investments that fit our investment strategy as well as our overall outlook on the economy worldwide.
M/C Partners was a founding investor in Lightower, which it created by co-sourcing, on a proprietary basis, metro fiber and wireless tower assets from National Grid, an international power company. The company operated an extensive communications infrastructure portfolio consisting of approximately 350 communications towers and over 1,100 route miles of dark fiber.
M/C Partners was the lead investor in MetroPCS, the first provider of unlimited wireless communications service for a flat rate for customers with no signed contract. By targeting the cost-conscious, high-volume minute users with an offering created specifically for their needs, MetroPCS was able to carve out a space for itself in the competitive universe of wireless carriers.
M/C Partners was the sole institutional investor and controlling shareholder of Fusepoint, a hosting and collocation services company based out of Toronto, with data centers in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.