TowerCo Completes Wireless Tower Purchase

TowerCo, a portfolio company of Tailwind Partners, has completed its acquisition of approximately 3,300 wireless communication towers from Sprint Nextel for $670 million in cash. The two companies also entered into a long-term leasing agreement whereby TowerCo will provide Sprint with towers to support its CDMA, iDEN and WiMAX networks. Equity for the acquisition was being provided by Tailwind, Soros Strategic Partners, Stone Tower Equity Partners and Vulcan Capital.