VERTICOM Acquired by NTI Connect

NTI Connect LLC (NTI), a Chicago based broadband network engineering and deployment company, has announced the acquisition of Vertical Communications Inc. (VERTICOM), the company said.

Based in Dallas with substantial operations across the South-Central United States, VERTICOM offers specialized in-house turnkey solutions to the nation´s wireless, small cell and fiber providers.

VERTICOM is led by Jeff Lewis, its founder, President and CEO.

NTI was acquired by ORIX Capital Partners in November 2018 and is on a significant growth trajectory.

A provider of mission-critical network deployment solutions, NTI provides premium services to the most sophisticated networking and data infrastructure companies throughout the United States and in Europe through three operating companies: National Technologies, CCSI Networks and Fairhaven Integration Services. The company´s comprehensive solutions platform includes fiber optics installation, splicing and testing, data center infrastructure deployment and wireless network engineering and installation.

Founded in 2001, VERTICOM partners with wireless carriers, cable firms, fiber companies, tower and building owners, equipment manufacturers, municipalities and outsourcing firms to design, acquire, develop and maintain the broadband networks of the future. They are solution architects with the turnkey, in-house capabilities to build and maintain what it engineers.

ORIX Capital Partners is a subsidiary of ORIX Corporation USA. It sponsors direct equity investments to support growth and performance among established middle-market companies throughout North America, spanning a variety of industries. For more information, visit www.orixcapitalpartners.com.