Ridgemont Equity Partners, a Dallas-based middle market buyout and growth equity player, has created J5 Infrastructure Partners, a new telecommunications infrastructure service company by combining Cortel Inc and TowerCom Technologies LLC. The latter two wireless deployment operations were among industry leaders in the western United States. The newly formed company will be headquartered in Orange County, CA. and led by industry veteran, Jerry Elliott, as CEO.
Operating as J5, the new entity
expects to perform site acquisition, leasing, permitting, zoning,
structural engineering, utility coordination and equipment installation
services directly to all four of the top wireless carriers in the U.S.
as well as tower and other infrastructure owners and state and local
governments, the company said. Continue Reading