Divine Capital Markets LLC

Divine Capital Markets Initiates Coverage of Windstream Corp. (NYSE:WIN);

Senior Market Strategist Steve Charest Issues BUY Recommendation For Nation's 5th Largest Telecom Company


New York, NY -- (ReleaseWire) -- 03/14/2007 --Divine Capital Markets LLC (“DCM”), the boutique institutional brokerage and investment bank, announced today that Steve Charest, the firm’s Senior Market Strategist has initiated coverage of Windstream Corp. (NYSE:WIN) with a BUY recommendation for the nation’s fifth largest telecommunication services provider.

In a detailed 12-page report distributed to clients of the firm, Mr. Charest provides an in-depth look at the telecommunications sector, a comprehensive analysis of Windstream’s positioning within the industry and the company’s growth prospects.

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Established in 1996, Divine Capital Markets LLC is one of Wall Street’s few WBENC-certified institutional brokerage and investment banking firms. The firm is recognized for providing institutional clients, corporate treasurers, pension fund managers, and a select group of accredited investors with high quality execution, corporate finance, equity research, and private wealth management services.

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