Vermont Public Utility Commission

8881 Approval of Transfer of Control of Fairpoint to Consolidated by Merger Closed Case Age: 1504
Regulatory / Petition: Closed
                                                     Required Compliance Filings: Closed
Date filed: 12/29/16
Commissioner  
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. [Petitioner]  
Telecommunications
5 Issue(s):Mergers/Acquisitions § 107   Conf Doc  

Summary-Portal

  Caption:
Joint Petition of Consolidated Communications Holding, Inc., Consolidated Communications, Inc., Falcon Merger Sub, Inc., FairPoint Communications, Inc., Telephone Operating Company of Vermont LLC, d/b/a FairPoint Communications, FairPoint Vermont, Inc., d/b/a FairPoint Communications, UI Long Distance, Inc., and Enhanced Communications of Northern New England, Inc., for approval of a transfer of control by merger, pursuant to 30 V.S.A. §§ 107, 108, 109, 231(a), and 311

Date Status
  Required Compliance Filings
    05/15/2019 Closed
Date Filed Financing Request Filing Type Filing Description Related CPG No. Other Related Case No.
12/29/2016
Yes
Mergers/Acquisitions § 107 Financing § 108 Sale or lease of utility property § 109 Consolidation/Merger § 311 § 102 or 231 CPG - Amendment
   
Name(s) Address Telephone Email
  Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. [PET] Mailing
121 South 17th Street
Mattoon, IL 61938
    Debra L. Bouffard, Esq., Sheehey Furlong & Behm [REP] Mailing
30 Main Street, 6th Floor, P.O. Box 66
Burlington, VT 05402-0066
Work:
(802) 864-9891
Primary Email:
dbouffard@sheeheyvt.com
    Owen McClain, Esq., Sheehey Furlong & Behm P.C. [REP] Mailing
30 Main Street, P.O. Box 66
Burlington, VT 05402
Work:
(802) 864-9891
Primary Email:
omcclain@sheeheyvt.com
  Consolidated Communications, Inc. [PET] Mailing
350 South Loop 336 West
Conroe, TX 77304
    Debra L. Bouffard, Esq., Sheehey Furlong & Behm [REP] Mailing
30 Main Street, 6th Floor, P.O. Box 66
Burlington, VT 05402-0066
Work:
(802) 864-9891
Primary Email:
dbouffard@sheeheyvt.com
    Owen McClain, Esq., Sheehey Furlong & Behm P.C. [REP] Mailing
30 Main Street, P.O. Box 66
Burlington, VT 05402
Work:
(802) 864-9891
Primary Email:
omcclain@sheeheyvt.com
  Falcon Merger Sub, Inc. [PET]
    Debra L. Bouffard, Esq., Sheehey Furlong & Behm [REP] Mailing
30 Main Street, 6th Floor, P.O. Box 66
Burlington, VT 05402-0066
Work:
(802) 864-9891
Primary Email:
dbouffard@sheeheyvt.com
    Owen McClain, Esq., Sheehey Furlong & Behm P.C. [REP] Mailing
30 Main Street, P.O. Box 66
Burlington, VT 05402
Work:
(802) 864-9891
Primary Email:
omcclain@sheeheyvt.com
  Fairpoint Communications, Inc. [PET] Mailing
521 East Morehead Street, Suite 500
Charlotte, TX 28202
    Paul J. Phillips, Esq., Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC [REP] Mailing
30 Main Street, Suite 500, P.O. Box 1489
Burlington, VT 05402
Work:
(802) 223-2102 Fax:
(802) 223-2628 Work:
(802) 864-0880
Primary Email:
pphillips@primmer.com
Work Email:
pphillips@primmer.com
    Joslyn L. Wilschek, Esq., Wilschek Iarrapino Law Office, PLLC [REP] Mailing
35 Elm Street, Suite 200
Montpelier, VT 05601
Work:
(802) 249-7663
Primary Email:
Joslyn@ilovt.net
  Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, LLC [PET] Mailing
800 Hinesburg Road
South Burlington, VT 05403
Work:
(802) 951-8006
    Paul J. Phillips, Esq., Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC [REP] Mailing
30 Main Street, Suite 500, P.O. Box 1489
Burlington, VT 05402
Work:
(802) 223-2102 Fax:
(802) 223-2628 Work:
(802) 864-0880
Primary Email:
pphillips@primmer.com
Work Email:
pphillips@primmer.com
    Joslyn L. Wilschek, Esq., Wilschek Iarrapino Law Office, PLLC [REP] Mailing
35 Elm Street, Suite 200
Montpelier, VT 05601
Work:
(802) 249-7663
Primary Email:
Joslyn@ilovt.net
  Enhanced Communications of Northern New England Inc. [PET] Mailing
800 Hinesburg Road
South Burlington, VT 05403
Work:
(802) 658-7351
    Paul J. Phillips, Esq., Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC [REP] Mailing
30 Main Street, Suite 500, P.O. Box 1489
Burlington, VT 05402
Work:
(802) 223-2102 Fax:
(802) 223-2628 Work:
(802) 864-0880
Primary Email:
pphillips@primmer.com
Work Email:
pphillips@primmer.com
    Joslyn L. Wilschek, Esq., Wilschek Iarrapino Law Office, PLLC [REP] Mailing
35 Elm Street, Suite 200
Montpelier, VT 05601
Work:
(802) 249-7663
Primary Email:
Joslyn@ilovt.net
  Fairpoint Vermont, Inc. [PET] Mailing
800 Hinesburg Road
South Burlington, VT 05403
Work:
(802) 951-8006
    Paul J. Phillips, Esq., Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC [REP] Mailing
30 Main Street, Suite 500, P.O. Box 1489
Burlington, VT 05402
Work:
(802) 223-2102 Fax:
(802) 223-2628 Work:
(802) 864-0880
Primary Email:
pphillips@primmer.com
Work Email:
pphillips@primmer.com
    Joslyn L. Wilschek, Esq., Wilschek Iarrapino Law Office, PLLC [REP] Mailing
35 Elm Street, Suite 200
Montpelier, VT 05601
Work:
(802) 249-7663
Primary Email:
Joslyn@ilovt.net
  UI Long Distance, Inc. [PET] Mailing
P.O. Box 1480
Standish, ME 04084
Work:
(207) 642-7351
    Paul J. Phillips, Esq., Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC [REP] Mailing
30 Main Street, Suite 500, P.O. Box 1489
Burlington, VT 05402
Work:
(802) 223-2102 Fax:
(802) 223-2628 Work:
(802) 864-0880
Primary Email:
pphillips@primmer.com
Work Email:
pphillips@primmer.com
    Joslyn L. Wilschek, Esq., Wilschek Iarrapino Law Office, PLLC [REP] Mailing
35 Elm Street, Suite 200
Montpelier, VT 05601
Work:
(802) 249-7663
Primary Email:
Joslyn@ilovt.net
Filed - Name of Documents/Associated Documents Description Filed By Motion Status Status Seal Type View Document
  Petition
    04/25/17 Motion - Confidential Designation Falcon Merger Sub, Inc. [PET]
Consolidated Communications, Inc. [PET]
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. [PET]
Pending Filed Public
    04/3/17 Motion - Other FairPoint's Motion for Confidential Treatment of Prefiled Evidence UI Long Distance, Inc. [PET]
Fairpoint Vermont, Inc. [PET]
Fairpoint Communications, Inc. [PET]
Enhanced Communications of Northern New England Inc. [PET]
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, LLC [PET]
Pending Filed Public
    04/3/17 Motion - Confidential Designation Falcon Merger Sub, Inc. [PET]
Consolidated Communications, Inc. [PET]
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. [PET]
Pending Filed Public
    03/17/17 Motion - Approval of Protective Agreement UI Long Distance, Inc. [PET]
Fairpoint Vermont, Inc. [PET]
Fairpoint Communications, Inc. [PET]
Falcon Merger Sub, Inc. [PET]
Enhanced Communications of Northern New England Inc. [PET]
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, LLC [PET]
Consolidated Communications, Inc. [PET]
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. [PET]
Pending Filed Public
    02/6/17 Response to Motion Communications Workers of America Local 1400 [P]
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320, 2326 & 2327 [P]
Filed Public
    02/3/17 Response to Motion UI Long Distance, Inc. [PET]
Fairpoint Vermont, Inc. [PET]
Fairpoint Communications, Inc. [PET]
Falcon Merger Sub, Inc. [PET]
Enhanced Communications of Northern New England Inc. [PET]
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, LLC [PET]
Consolidated Communications, Inc. [PET]
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. [PET]
Filed Public
    01/20/17 Motion - Pro Hac Vice Communications Workers of America Local 1400 [P]
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320, 2326 & 2327 [P]
Resolved Filed Public
    01/20/17 Motion - Pro Hac Vice Communications Workers of America Local 1400 [P]
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320, 2326 & 2327 [P]
Resolved Filed Public
    01/19/17 Motion to Intervene Communications Workers of America Local 1400 [P]
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320, 2326 & 2327 [P]
Resolved Filed Public
    01/11/17 Motion - Approval of Protective Agreement UI Long Distance, Inc. [PET]
Fairpoint Vermont, Inc. [PET]
Fairpoint Communications, Inc. [PET]
Falcon Merger Sub, Inc. [PET]
Enhanced Communications of Northern New England Inc. [PET]
Telephone Operating Company of Vermont, LLC [PET]
Consolidated Communications, Inc. [PET]
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. [PET]
Pending Filed Public
    01/10/17 Motion - Confidential Designation Falcon Merger Sub, Inc. [PET]
Consolidated Communications, Inc. [PET]
Consolidated Communications Holdings, Inc. [PET]
Pending Filed Public
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