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Bill Collatos

Founder

Bill co-founded the firm in 1994 with Brion Applegate and has been involved in private equity investing since 1980. Prior to forming Spectrum, Bill was a General Partner with TA Associates and MC Partners. In addition to his role at Spectrum, Bill is on the board of several charitable institutions focused on education. Bill holds an AB from Harvard University.

Representative Investments

Acquired by Liberty Global
Acquired by Experian

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RCN to be Acquired by Financial Sponsors for $1.6 Billion

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For 15 years, Spectrum has partnered with Patriot Media, the industry-leading management team operating RCN and formerly of Choice Cable. The expected sale is another successful outcome with the team.

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Net Health Recognized for Growth by Inc.

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Net Health marks its sixth appearance and highest ranking yet on the Inc. 5000 list. The company exhibited revenue growth of 237% and added 171 new jobs from 2011-2014.

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Net Health Recognized for Rapid Growth and Market Leadership

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Net Health is recognized by the Pittsburgh Business Times for its 3-year revenue growth rate of 146%, representing the fastest growing company in the study’s healthcare category.

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Choice Cable Acquired by Liberty Global

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Liberty Global acquires Choice Cable for $272.5 million. Choice's operations will be combined with Liberty Global to create the largest cable operator in Puerto Rico with over 1 million homes passed.

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