Bids for Bresnan Emerge

Farrell, Mike
April 2010
Multichannel News;4/12/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p4
The article reports on the growth in the potential sale of assets of Bresnan Communications Inc. It discloses that the expected participants in the bidding would include Blackstone Group LP, Bain Capital LLC, and Suddenlink Communications. It also mentions that Providence Equity Partners LLC, Bresnan's largest owner, began investigating its options with regard to the cable assets.


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