July 12, 2017
W.G. Nielsen & Co., a leading investment banking firm headquartered in Denver, announced today that it acted as financial advisor to Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc., in its recent sale of 2 wireless licenses to Cellco Partnership d/b/a Verizon Wireless.
About Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc.
Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc. was the first company to stretch telephone lines across the remote plains of western South Dakota in 1916. Today, it continues to deliver the latest technology and premium services to western South Dakota.
Golden West was the first company to stretch telephone lines across the remote plains of western South Dakota in 1916. Today, Golden West provides business and residential customers all across the state with advanced internet, phone and video services. As a member-owned cooperative, Golden West works to exceed their members’ expectations so they can live, work and play in the place they choose to call home.
About Verizon Wireless
Incorporated in 1983, Verizon Communications Inc. provides, through its subsidiaries, communications, information, and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses, and governmental agencies. Its segments include Wireless and Wireline. The company’s wireless segment, doing business as Verizon Wireless, offers communications products and services, including wireless voice and data services and equipment sales, to consumer, business, and government customers across the United States. Verizon Communications Inc. is a holding company that, acting through its subsidiaries, is one of the world’s leading providers of communications, information and entertainment products and services to consumers, businesses and governmental agencies. Verizon Communications’ wireless segment, Cellco Partnership doing business as Verizon Wireless, provides wireless communications services and products across one of the most extensive wireless networks in the United States. Verizon Wireless is the largest wireless service provider in the United States as measured by retail connections and revenue.
About W.G. Nielsen & Co.
W.G. Nielsen & Co. specializes in mergers and acquisitions (sell-side and buy-side advisory services) and structured and leveraged financing transactions. W.G. Nielsen & Co., an independently owned, FINRA investment banking firm, offers clients innovative financing solutions. The firm enables select mid-sized clients to achieve their goals through strategic alliances, industry experience, and proven methodologies. Since the firm's inception in 1996, W.G. Nielsen & Co. professionals have completed transactions valued in excess of $4 billion.