CIENA Snags Omnia from Jaws of IPO

Appin, Rick
August 1999
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;08/09/99, Vol. 12 Issue 32, p5
Reports that CIENA Corp. purchased Omnia Communications Inc. just prior to Omnia's likely initial public offering (IPO) and also acquired Lightera Networks Inc. in 1999. Acquisition strategy of CIENA Corp.; Value of the acquisitions; Plans of CIENA to integrate Omnia and Lightera.


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