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Oak Hill seals FirstLight Fiber acquisition

By Jason Mcgee-Abe

screen-shot-2016-09-13-at-8-30-59-pmUS fibre-optic bandwidth infrastructure services provider, FirstLight Fiber, has been acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners, which should propel its next stage of growth.

The acquisition of the provider, which operates a fibre network of nearly 275,000 miles with over 2,000 on-net locations and 14,000 near-net buildings, “is a key component of Oak Hill’s strategy,” commented Benjy Diesbach, an Oak Hill partner.

“FirstLight’s strong history as a leading fibre provider in the Northeast [New York and Northern New England] and its positive momentum were a few reasons we identified the company as an attractive platform. We welcome the opportunity to support and guide FirstLight in its next stage of growth.”

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