MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GTT Communications, Inc. (NYSE: GTT), the leading global cloud networking provider to multinational clients, announced today that Chris McKee, general counsel and EVP of corporate development, will be speaking at the UCaaS Capital Conference. The event is co-hosted by the Cloud Communications Alliance and Q Advisors, and will focus on unified communications as a service (UCaaS) as well as topics including valuations, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and managed services.
The conference will take place on Thursday, April 27, at the Executive Conference Center in New York City. Mr. McKee will speak on a panel titled Mergers & Acquisitions — What's Hot and What's Not at 9:15 a.m. Eastern time. The panel will be moderated by Gerry DeHaven, partner at Q Advisors, and will examine recent trends and projections for the future of technology M&A.
GTT’s participation on this panel highlights its success in M&A, which has been a key contributor to the company’s growth across revenue, services and infrastructure year over year.
“Since our founding in 2005, GTT has a successful history of accelerating our growth through strategic acquisition,” stated Mr. McKee. “Our view is that there are currently unprecedented opportunities to distinguish ourselves as a challenger brand and grow market share. We will execute on these initiatives through our continued focus on providing services to multinational clients and completing and integrating additional M&A opportunities that augment our capabilities.”
GTT closed its acquisition of Hibernia Networks, its largest to date, in January 2017. This transaction added fiber assets, including the lowest latency transatlantic cable, as well as optical transport and video services, to GTT’s existing capabilities.
GTT provides multinationals with a better way to reach the cloud through its suite of cloud networking services, including wide area networking, Internet, managed services and voice services. The company’s Tier 1 IP network, ranked in the top five worldwide, connects clients to any location in the world and any application in the cloud. GTT delivers an outstanding client experience by living its core values of simplicity, speed and agility. For more information on how GTT is redefining global communications, please visit www.gtt.net.