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Re: Capital for Goldman Sachs and TPG Capital
Alltel was profitable and doing well. Upper management split the company's wireline and wireless businesses to make it easier to sell the wireless side. Then, they sold to TPG/Goldman Sachs which eliminated stockholders and took the company private. AND, added a large amount of debt, because the buyers put very little down. They added no value and loaded up the company with debt. Then, Verizon buys Alltel. I have nothing against Verizon. It's the people who sold out Alltel ...