As seen in the October 28, 2013 COMPTEL Connection
Eden Acquisitions Group LLC
Headquarters Location: Springfield, Illinois
Q: What does your company do and how long has it been in operation?
A: Eden Acquisitions Group is an investment banking firm specializing in the brokerage of telecommunications companies. Our clients include both buyers and sellers, and we are active in the fiber, data center, CLEC and wireless sectors. While we provide financial services, including analysis, valuation, and strategic planning, our emphasis is on structuring and consummating transactions.
Based in Springfield, Ill., we are strategically located to serve clients in the Midwest and across the country. Our principals have consummated transactions in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada, Utah, Texas, Oklahoma, California, Washington, Maryland and Puerto Rico.
Our discreet process includes extensive due diligence, an initial valuation assessment and preparation of confidential information memorandum. Value is further enhanced through exposure to multiple buyers, resulting in the creation of competitive market forces.
Q: To what do you attribute your company’s success in the communications industry?
A: Jeff Eden, president of Eden Acquisitions Group, has 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry. He is a former broker with Daniels and Associates. In addition to his investment banking experience, he began his career managing cable systems for five years on the West Coast. Jeff has numerous relationships on both the buy and sell side. He is knowledgeable, detailed, persistent and represents his clients with integrity.
Q: What have been the biggest obstacles your company has faced in the marketplace?
A: The economy, and making prospective clients aware of the service we provide.
Q: What do you see as your greatest challenges going forward?
A: Keeping current in terms of industry knowledge and developments.
Q: What have been some of your company’s most recent achievements (new customer wins, new service/product deployment, etc.)?
A: Eden Acquisitions continues to be active in the regional fiber network space.
Q: Why is it important for your company to be a COMPTEL member?
A: As a member of COMPTEL, I am exposed to leaders in the CLEC and fiber transport industry.