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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 10-Q

 

(Mark One)

 

x

QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the Quarterly Period Ended March 31, 2011

 

or

 

o

TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

 

For the transition period            to           

 

Commission file number 0-15658

 

LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware

 

47-0210602

(State of Incorporation)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

 

 

Identification No.)

 

 

 

1025 Eldorado Blvd., Broomfield, CO

 

80021

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

(Zip Code)

 

(720) 888-1000

(Registrant’s telephone number,
including area code)

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.  Yes x  No o

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Web site, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files).  Yes x  No o

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):

 

Large accelerated filer x

 

Accelerated filer o

 

 

 

Non-accelerated filer o

 

Smaller reporting company o

(Do not check if a smaller reporting company)

 

 

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).  Yes o  No x

 

The number of shares outstanding of each class of the issuer’s common stock, as of May 3, 2011:

 

Common Stock: 1,704,183,367 shares

 

 

 



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LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

 

Part I - Financial Information

 

 

 

Item 1.

Financial Statements:

 

 

 

 

 

Consolidated Statements of Operations

3

 

Consolidated Balance Sheets

4

 

Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

5

 

Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements

6

 

 

 

Item 2.

Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

29

 

 

 

Item 3.

Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures about Market Risk

39

 

 

 

Item 4.

Controls and Procedures

40

 

 

 

Part II - Other Information

 

 

 

Item 1.

Legal Proceedings

 

 

 

 

Item 1A.

Risk Factors

40

 

 

 

Item 5.

Other Information

42

 

 

 

Item 6.

Exhibits

44

 

 

 

Signatures

 

45

 

Certifications

 

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LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Consolidated Statements of Operations

(unaudited)

 

 

 

Three Months Ended

 

 

 

March 31,

 

March 31,

 

(dollars in millions, except per share data)

 

2011

 

2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue:

 

 

 

 

 

Communications

 

$

914

 

$

900

 

Coal Mining

 

15

 

10

 

Total Revenue

 

929

 

910

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Costs and Expenses (exclusive of depreciation and amortization shown separately below):

 

 

 

 

 

Cost of Revenue

 

 

 

 

 

Communications

 

357

 

371

 

Coal Mining

 

15

 

12

 

Total Cost of Revenue

 

372

 

383

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depreciation and Amortization

 

204

 

225

 

Selling, General and Administrative

 

357

 

343

 

Restructuring Charges

 

 

 

Total Costs and Expenses

 

933

 

951

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating Loss

 

(4

)

(41

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Income (Expense):

 

 

 

 

 

Interest income

 

 

 

Interest expense

 

(157

)

(149

)

Loss on extinguishment of debt, net

 

(20

)

(54

)

Other, net

 

3

 

7

 

Total Other Expense

 

(174

)

(196

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Loss Before Income Taxes

 

(178

)

(237

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Income Tax Expense

 

(27

)

(1

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net Loss

 

$

(205

)

$

(238

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic and Diluted Loss per Share

 

$

(0.12

)

$

(0.14

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shares Used to Compute Basic and Diluted Loss Per Share (in thousands):

 

1,681,184

 

1,647,407

 

 

See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements.

 

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LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Consolidated Balance Sheets

(unaudited)

 

(dollars in millions, expect par value)

 

March 31,
2011

 

December 31,
2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Assets:

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$

1,079

 

$

616

 

Restricted cash and securities

 

3

 

2

 

Receivables, less allowances for doubtful accounts of $18 and $17, respectively

 

295

 

264

 

Other

 

109

 

90

 

Total Current Assets

 

1,486

 

972

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Property, Plant and Equipment, net

 

5,276

 

5,302

 

Restricted Cash and Securities

 

120

 

120

 

Goodwill

 

1,429

 

1,427

 

Other Intangibles, net

 

347

 

371

 

Other Assets, net

 

144

 

163

 

Total Assets

 

$

 8,802

 

8,355

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities and Stockholders’ Deficit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Liabilities:

 

 

 

 

 

Accounts payable

 

$

 328

 

$

 329

 

Current portion of long-term debt

 

449

 

180

 

Accrued payroll and employee benefits

 

39

 

84

 

Accrued interest

 

134

 

146

 

Current portion of deferred revenue

 

151

 

151

 

Other

 

79

 

66

 

Total Current Liabilities

 

1,180

 

956

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long-Term Debt, less current portion

 

6,618

 

6,268

 

Deferred Revenue, less current portion

 

737

 

736

 

Other Liabilities

 

532

 

552

 

Total Liabilities

 

9,067

 

8,512

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commitments and Contingencies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stockholders’ Deficit:

 

 

 

 

 

Preferred stock, $.01 par value, authorized 10,000,000 shares: no shares issued or outstanding

 

 

 

Common stock, $.01 par value, authorized 2,900,000,000 shares: 1,700,999,659 issued and outstanding at March 31, 2011 and 1,670,478,384 issued and outstanding at December 31, 2010

 

17

 

17

 

Additional paid-in capital

 

11,649

 

11,603

 

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

 

(47

)

(98

)

Accumulated deficit

 

(11,884

)

(11,679

)

Total Stockholders’ Deficit

 

(265

)

(157

)

Total Liabilities and Stockholders’ Deficit

 

$

 8,802

 

$

 8,355

 

 

See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements.

 

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LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

(unaudited)

 

 

 

Three Months Ended

 

(dollars in millions)

 

March 31,
2011

 

March 31,
2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash Flows from Operating Activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Net loss

 

$

(205

)

$

(238

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash used in operating activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

204

 

225

 

Non-cash compensation expense attributable to stock awards

 

25

 

16

 

Loss on extinguishments of debt, net

 

20

 

54

 

Change in fair value of embedded derivative

 

 

(2

)

Accretion of debt discount and amortization of debt issuance costs

 

13

 

14

 

Accrued interest on long-term debt

 

(12

)

(6

)

Deferred income taxes

 

26

 

 

Gain on sale of property, plant and equipment and other assets

 

(2

)

 

Other, net

 

2

 

(7

)

Changes in working capital items:

 

 

 

 

 

Receivables

 

(29

)

17

 

Other current assets

 

(13

)

(7

)

Payables

 

(4

)

(17

)

Deferred revenue

 

(3

)

(16

)

Other current liabilities

 

(22

)

(41

)

Net Cash Used in Operating Activities

 

 

(8

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash Flows from Investing Activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Capital expenditures

 

(115

)

(82

)

Increase in restricted cash and securities, net

 

(1

)

 

Proceeds from the sale of property, plant and equipment

 

2

 

 

Net Cash Used in Investing Activities

 

(114

)

(82

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash Flows from Financing Activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Long-term debt borrowings, net of issuance costs

 

772

 

613

 

Payments on and repurchases of long-term debt

 

(198

)

(714

)

Net Cash Provided by (Used in) Financing Activities

 

574

 

(101

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Effect of Exchange Rates on Cash and Cash Equivalents

 

3

 

(6

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents

 

463

 

(197

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and Cash Equivalents at Beginning of Period

 

616

 

836

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and Cash Equivalents at End of Period

 

$

1,079

 

$

639

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Supplemental Disclosure of Cash Flow Information:

 

 

 

 

 

Cash interest paid

 

$

156

 

$

141

 

Income taxes paid, net of refunds

 

$

 

$

(2

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-cash Financing Activities:

 

 

 

 

 

Long-term debt issued in exchange transaction

 

$

300

 

$

 

Long-term debt retired in exchange transaction

 

$

295

 

$

 

 

See accompanying notes to consolidated financial statements.

 

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LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements

 

(1) Summary of Significant Accounting Policies

 

Description of Business

 

Level 3 Communications, Inc. and its subsidiaries (“Level 3” or the “Company”) is a facilities based provider (that is, a provider that owns or leases a substantial portion of the plant, property and equipment necessary to provide its services) of a broad range of integrated communications services. The Company has created its communications network generally by constructing its own assets, but also through a combination of purchasing and leasing from other companies and facilities. The Company’s network is an advanced, international, facilities based communications network. The Company designed its network to provide communications services, which employ and take advantage of rapidly improving underlying optical, Internet Protocol, computing and storage technologies.

 

The Company is also engaged in coal mining through its two 50% owned joint-venture surface mines, one each in Montana and Wyoming.

 

Principles of Consolidation and Basis of Presentation

 

The consolidated financial statements include the accounts of Level 3 Communications, Inc. and subsidiaries in which it has a controlling interest, which are enterprises engaged in the communications and coal mining businesses. Fifty-percent-owned mining joint ventures are consolidated on a pro rata basis. All significant intercompany accounts and transactions have been eliminated.

 

As part of its consolidation policy, the Company considers its controlled subsidiaries, investments in the business in which the Company is not the primary beneficiary or does not have effective control but has the ability to significantly influence operating and financial policies, and variable interests resulting from economic arrangements that give the Company rights to economic risks or rewards of a legal entity.  The Company does not have variable interests in a variable interest entity where it is required to consolidate the entity as the primary beneficiary or where it has concluded it is not the primary beneficiary.

 

The accompanying consolidated balance sheet as of December 31, 2010, which was derived from audited consolidated financial statements, and the unaudited interim consolidated financial statements as of March 31, 2011 and for the three months ended March 31, 2011 and 2010 have been prepared pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) for quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and do not include all of the information and note disclosures required by accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“GAAP”) for complete financial statements.  These financial statements should be read in conjunction with the Company’s audited consolidated financial statements and notes thereto included in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010. In the opinion of the Company’s management, these financial statements contain all adjustments (consisting only of normal recurring adjustments) necessary for a fair presentation of financial position, results of operations and cash flows at the dates and for the interim periods presented herein.  The results of operations for an interim period are not necessarily indicative of the results of operations expected for a full fiscal year.

 

The preparation of the consolidated financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities, disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities and the reported amounts of revenue and expenses during the reported period. Actual results could differ from these estimates.

 

Correction of Immaterial Error

 

During the first quarter of 2011, Level 3 identified an error in the Company’s previously issued consolidated financial statements related to the recognition of deferred tax liabilities attributable to certain indefinite-lived intangible assets with an indeterminate future reversal period that the Company is unable to consider as a source of income for the realization of its deferred tax assets. The Company recorded income tax expense of approximately $26 million during the first quarter of 2011 for taxable temporary differences associated with deferred taxes on certain indefinite-lived intangible assets, The purchased indefinite-lived intangible assets arose in prior periods, and the adjustment did not affect income taxes paid, and did not materially affect any of the Company’s previously reported results of operations or financial condition, or the current period results of operations or financial condition.

 

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(2) Loss Per Share

 

The Company computes basic net loss per share by dividing net loss for the period by the weighted average number of shares of common stock outstanding during the period. Diluted net loss per share is computed by dividing net loss for the period by the weighted average number of shares of common stock outstanding during the period and includes the dilutive effect of common stock that would be issued assuming conversion or exercise of outstanding convertible notes, stock options, stock based compensation awards and other dilutive securities. No such items were included in the computation of diluted loss per share for the three months ended March 31, 2011 and March 31, 2010, because the Company incurred a net loss in each of these periods and the effect of inclusion would have been anti-dilutive.

 

The effect of approximately 703 million and 672 million shares issuable pursuant to the various series of convertible notes outstanding at March 31, 2011 and March 31, 2010, respectively, have not been included in the computation of diluted loss per share because their inclusion would have been anti-dilutive to the computation. In addition, the effect of the approximately 45 million outperform stock options, restricted stock units and warrants outstanding at March 31, 2011 and March 31, 2010 have not been included in the computation of diluted loss per share because their inclusion would have been anti-dilutive to the computation.

 

(3) Goodwill

 

The changes in the carrying amount of goodwill during the three months ended March 31, 2011 are as follows (in millions):

 

 

 

Communications
Segment

 

Coal
Mining
Segment

 

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Balance at December 31, 2010

 

$

1,427

 

$

 

$

1,427

 

Effect of foreign currency rate change

 

2

 

 

2

 

Balance at March 31, 2011

 

$

1,429

 

$

 

$

1,429

 

 

Effective January 1, 2011, the Company adopted new accounting guidance that requires entities with goodwill assigned to reporting units with negative carrying value to perform an allocated fair value test of goodwill impairment if certain qualitative factors indicate that such goodwill could be impaired.  Based on its qualitative assessment as of January 1, 2011, the Company determined the test was not required.

 

There were no events or changes in circumstances during the first three months of 2011 that indicated the carrying value of goodwill may not be recoverable.

 

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(4) Acquired Intangible Assets

 

Identifiable acquisition-related intangible assets as of March 31, 2011 and December 31, 2010 were as follows (in millions):

 

 

 

Gross
Carrying
Amount

 

Accumulated
Amortization

 

Net

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 31, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finite-Lived Intangible Assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Customer Contracts and Relationships

 

$

743

 

$

(509

)

$

234

 

Patents and Developed Technology

 

141

 

(80

)

61

 

 

 

884

 

(589

)

295

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indefinite-Lived Intangible Assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vyvx Trade Name

 

32

 

 

32

 

Wireless Licenses

 

20

 

 

20

 

 

 

$

936

 

$

(589

)

$

347

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 31, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finite-Lived Intangible Assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Customer Contracts and Relationships

 

$

743

 

$

(488

)

$

255

 

Patents and Developed Technology

 

140

 

(76

)

64

 

 

 

883

 

(564

)

319

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indefinite-Lived Intangible Assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vyvx Trade Name

 

32

 

 

32

 

Wireless Licenses

 

20

 

 

20

 

 

 

$

935

 

$

(564

)

$

371

 

 

The gross carrying amount of identifiable acquisition-related intangible assets in the table above is subject to change due to foreign currency fluctuations, as a portion of the Company’s identifiable acquisition-related intangible assets are related to foreign subsidiaries.

 

Acquired finite-lived intangible asset amortization expense was $25 million for the three months ended March 31, 2011 and $23 million for the three months ended March 31, 2010.

 

As of March 31, 2011, estimated amortization expense for the Company’s finite-lived acquisition-related intangible assets over the next five years and thereafter is as follows (in millions):

 

2011 (remaining nine months)

 

$

69

 

2012

 

69

 

2013

 

51

 

2014

 

39

 

2015

 

28

 

Thereafter

 

39

 

 

 

$

295

 

 

(5)  Fair Value of Financial Instruments

 

The Company’s financial instruments consist of cash and cash equivalents, restricted cash and securities, accounts receivable, accounts payable, interest rate swaps and long-term debt (including the current portion) as of March 31, 2011 and December 31, 2010. The Company also had embedded derivative contracts included in its financial position as of December 31, 2010. The carrying values of cash and cash equivalents, restricted cash and securities, accounts receivable and accounts payable approximated their fair values at March 31, 2011 and December 31, 2010. The interest rate swaps and embedded derivative contracts are recorded in the consolidated balance sheets at fair value. See Note 6 — Derivative Financial Instruments. The carrying value of the Company’s long-term debt, including the current portion, reflects the original amounts borrowed net of unamortized discounts, premiums and debt discounts and was $7.1 billion as of March 31, 2011 and $6.4 billion as of December 31, 2010.

 

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GAAP defines fair value as the price that would be received from selling an asset or paid to transfer a liability in an orderly transaction between market participants at the measurement date. When determining the fair value measurements for assets and liabilities required to be recorded at fair value, the Company considers the principal or most advantageous market in which it would transact and considers assumptions that market participants would use when pricing the asset or liability, such as inherent risk, transfer restrictions, and risk of nonperformance.

 

Fair Value Hierarchy

 

GAAP establishes a fair value hierarchy that requires an entity to maximize the use of observable inputs and minimize the use of unobservable inputs when measuring fair value. The fair value measurement of each class of assets and liabilities is dependent upon its categorization within the fair value hierarchy, based upon the lowest level of input that is significant to the fair value measurement of each class of asset and liability. GAAP establishes three levels of inputs that may be used to measure fair value:

 

Level 1—Quoted prices in active markets for identical assets or liabilities.

 

Level 2—Observable inputs other than Level 1 prices such as quoted prices for similar assets or liabilities; quoted prices in markets with insufficient volume or infrequent transactions (less active markets); or model-derived valuations in which all significant inputs are observable or can be derived principally from or corroborated by observable market data for substantially the full term of the assets or liabilities.

 

Level 3—Unobservable inputs to the valuation methodology that are significant to the measurement of fair value of assets or liabilities.

 

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The table below presents the fair values for each class of Level 3’s liabilities measured on a recurring basis as well as the input levels used to determine these fair values as of March 31, 2011 and December 31, 2010:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fair Value Measurement Using

 

 

 

Total
Carrying Value
in Consolidated
Balance Sheet

 

Quoted Prices
in Active
Markets for
Identical Assets
(Level 1)

 

Significant
Other
Observable
Inputs
(Level 2)

 

 

 

March 31,
2011

 

December 31,
2010

 

March 31,
2011

 

December 31,
2010

 

March 31,
2011

 

December 31,
2010

 

 

 

(dollars in millions)

 

Liabilities Recorded at Fair Value in the Financial Statements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Derivatives:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interest Rate Swap Liabilities (included in other non-current liabilities)

 

$

98

 

$

108

 

$

 

$

 

$

98

 

$

108

 

Embedded Derivatives in Convertible Debt (included in other non-current liabilities)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Derivative Liabilities Recorded at Fair Value in the Financial Statements

 

$

98

 

$

108

 

$

 

$

 

$

98

 

$

108

 

Liabilities Not Recorded at Fair Value in the Financial Statements:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long-term Debt, including the current portion:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Notes

 

$

3,968

 

$

2,885

 

$

3,944

 

$

2,789

 

$

 

$

 

Convertible Notes

 

1,325

 

1,788

 

586

 

697

 

1,084

 

1,189

 

Term Loans

 

1,679

 

1,679

 

1,653

 

1,632

 

 

 

Commercial Mortgage

 

66

 

67

 

 

 

80

 

79

 

Capital Leases and Other

 

29

 

29

 

 

 

 

29

 

29

 

Total Long-term Debt, including the current portion:

 

$

7,067

 

$

6,448

 

$

6,183

 

$

5,118

 

$

1,193

 

$

1,297

 

 

The Company does not have any liabilities measured using significant unobservable (Level 3) inputs.

 

Derivatives

 

The interest rate swaps are measured in accordance with the GAAP Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures guidance using discounted cash flow techniques that use observable market inputs, such as LIBOR-based forward yield curves, forward rates, and the specific swap rate stated in each of the swap agreements. The embedded derivative contracts are priced using inputs that are observable in the market, such as the Company’s stock price, risk-free interest rate and other contractual terms of certain of the Company’s convertible senior notes.

 

Senior Notes

 

The estimated fair value of the Company’s Senior Notes approximated $3.9 billion at March 31, 2011 and $2.8 billion at December 31, 2010 based on market prices. The fair value of each instrument was based on the March 31, 2011 and December 31, 2010 trading quotes as provided by large financial institutions that trade in the Company’s securities. The pricing quotes provided by these market participants incorporate spreads to the Treasury curve, security coupon (which ranges from LIBOR plus 3.75% to 11.875%), corporate and security credit ratings, maturity date (ranging from 2014 to 2019) and liquidity, among other security characteristics and relative value at both the borrower entity level and across other securities of similar terms.

 

The 11.875% Senior Notes due 2019 are obligations of the Company and are not guaranteed by its subsidiaries.  The remaining Senior Notes are obligations of Level 3 Financing, Inc. and are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Level 3 Communications, Inc., subject to the receipt of regulatory approval with respect to the 9.375% Senior Notes due 2019, and Level 3 Communications, LLC, which is a first tier, wholly owned subsidiary of Level 3 Financing, Inc.

 

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Convertible Notes

 

The estimated fair value of the Company’s actively traded Convertible Notes, including the 3.5% Convertible Senior Notes due 2012 and the 6.5% Convertible Senior Notes due 2016, approximated $586 million at March 31, 2011.  The estimated fair value of the Company’s actively traded Convertible Notes was $697 million at December 31, 2010, including the above two notes as well as the 5.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2011, which were redeemed in the first quarter of 2011. The fair value of the Company’s actively traded Convertible Notes is based on the trading quotes as of March 31, 2011 and December 31, 2010 provided by large financial institutions that trade in the Company’s securities.  The estimated fair value of the Company’s Convertible Notes that are not actively traded, such as the 7% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015, the 7% Convertible Senior Notes due 2015, Series B, and the 15% Convertible Senior Notes due 2013, approximated $1.1 billion at March 31, 2011.  At December 31, 2010, the estimated fair value of the Company’s Convertible Notes that are not actively traded included the above notes and the 9% Convertible Senior Discount Notes due 2013, which were redeemed in the first quarter of 2011, was $1.2 billion.  To estimate the fair value of the Convertible Notes that are not actively traded, Level 3 used a Black-Scholes valuation model and an income approach using discounted cash flows.  The most significant inputs affecting the valuation are the pricing quotes provided by market participants that incorporate spreads to the Treasury curve, security coupon (ranging from 7% to 15%), convertible optionality, corporate and security credit ratings, maturity date (ranging from 2013 to 2015), liquidity, and other equity option inputs, such as the risk-free rate, underlying stock price, strike price of the embedded derivative, estimated volatility and maturity inputs for the option component and for the bond component, among other security characteristics and relative value at both the borrower entity level and across other securities with similar terms. The fair value of each instrument is obtained by adding together the value derived by discounting the security’s coupon or interest payment using a risk-adjusted discount rate and the value calculated from the embedded equity option based on the estimated volatility of the Company’s stock price, conversion rate of the particular Convertible Note, remaining time to maturity, and risk-free rate.

 

The Convertible Notes are unsecured obligations of Level 3 Communications, Inc.  No subsidiary of Level 3 Communications, Inc. has provided a guarantee of the Convertible Notes.

 

Term Loans

 

The fair value of the Term Loans was approximately $1.7 billion at March 31, 2011 and $1.6 billion at December 31, 2010.  The fair value of each loan is based on the March 31, 2011 and December 31, 2010 trading quotes as provided by large financial institutions that trade in the Company’s Term Loans. The pricing quotes provided by these market participants incorporate LIBOR curve expectations, interest spread, which is LIBOR plus 2.25% for the $1.4 billion in aggregate principal value in Tranche A Term Loan and LIBOR plus 8.5% for the $280 million Tranche B Term Loan (aggregate principal value), LIBOR floor (only applicable to the Tranche B Term Loan at 3.0% minimum), corporate and loan credit ratings, maturity date (March 2014) and liquidity, among other loan characteristics and relative value across other instruments of similar terms.

 

The Term Loans are secured by a pledge of the equity interests in certain domestic subsidiaries of Level 3 Financing, Inc. and 65% of the equity interest in Level 3 Financing, Inc.’s Canadian subsidiary and liens on the assets of Level 3 Communications, Inc. and certain domestic subsidiaries of Level 3 Financing, Inc.  In addition, Level 3 Communications, Inc. and certain domestic subsidiaries of Level 3 Financing, Inc. have provided full and unconditional guarantees of the obligations under the Term Loans.

 

Commercial Mortgage

 

The fair value of the Commercial Mortgage was approximately $80 million and $79 million at March 31, 2011 and December 31, 2010, respectively, as compared to the carrying amounts of $66 million and $67 million, respectively.  The Commercial Mortgage is not actively traded and its fair value is estimated by management using a valuation model based on an income approach.  The significant inputs used to estimate fair value of this debt instrument using discounted cash flows include the anticipated scheduled mortgage payments and observable market yields on other actively traded debt of similar characteristics and collateral type.

 

The Commercial Mortgage is a secured obligation of HQ Realty, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.  HQ Realty, Inc.’s obligations under the Commercial Mortgage are secured by a first priority lien on the Company’s headquarters campus located at 1025 Eldorado Boulevard, Broomfield, Colorado 80021 and certain HQ Realty, Inc. cash and reserve accounts.

 

The assets of HQ Realty, Inc. are not available to satisfy any third party obligations other than those of HQ Realty, Inc. In addition, the assets of the Company and its subsidiaries other than HQ Realty, Inc. are not available to satisfy the obligations of HQ Realty, Inc.

 

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(6) Derivative Financial Instruments

 

The Company uses derivative financial instruments, primarily interest rate swaps, to manage its exposure to fluctuations in interest rate movements. The Company’s primary objective in managing interest rate risk is to decrease the volatility of its earnings and cash flows affected by changes in the underlying rates. To achieve this objective, the Company enters into financial derivatives, primarily interest rate swap agreements, the values of which change in the opposite direction of the anticipated future cash flows.  The Company has floating rate long-term debt (see Note 7 — Long-Term Debt). These obligations expose the Company to variability in interest payments due to changes in interest rates. If interest rates increase, interest expense increases. Conversely, if interest rates decrease, interest expense also decreases. The Company has designated its interest rate swap agreements as cash flow hedges. Swaps designated as cash flow hedges involve the receipt of variable-rate amounts from a counterparty in exchange for the Company making fixed-rate payments over the lives of the agreements without exchange of the underlying notional amount. The change in the fair value of the interest rate swap agreements is reflected in Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income (Loss) (“AOCI”) and is subsequently reclassified into earnings in the period that the hedged transaction affects earnings, due to the fact that the interest rate swap agreements qualify as effective cash flow hedges. The Company does not use derivative financial instruments for speculative purposes.

 

In March 2007, Level 3 Financing Inc., the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, entered into two interest rate swap agreements to hedge the interest payments on $1 billion notional amount of floating rate debt. The two interest rate swap agreements are with different counterparties and are for $500 million each. The transactions were effective beginning in April 2007 and mature in January 2014. The Company uses interest rate swaps to convert specific variable rate debt issuances into fixed rate debt.  Under the terms of the interest rate swap transactions, the Company receives interest payments based on rolling three month LIBOR terms and pays interest at the fixed rate of 4.93% under one arrangement and 4.92% under the other.  The Company evaluates the effectiveness of the hedges on a quarterly basis. The Company measures effectiveness by offsetting the change in the variable portion of the interest rate swaps with the changes in interest expense paid due to fluctuations in the LIBOR-based interest rate. During the periods presented, these derivatives were used to hedge the variable cash flows associated with existing obligations. The Company recognizes any ineffective portion of the change in fair value of the hedged item in the consolidated statements of operations. All components of the interest rate swaps were included in the assessment of hedge effectiveness. Hedge ineffectiveness for the Company’s cash flow hedges was not material in any period presented.

 

The Company also has certain equity conversion rights associated with debt instruments, which are not designated as hedging instruments, but are considered derivative instruments.  The Company’s primary objective associated with including such conversion rights in certain of its debt instruments is to reduce the contractual interest rate and related current cash borrowing cost of the debt instruments. Certain of these derivative instruments were classified as liabilities at December 31, 2010 due to a potential requirement to settle the conversion rights in cash, as a result of the Company not having a sufficient number of authorized and unissued shares of common stock to cover all potentially convertible shares, for which the conversion rights were carried at fair value. As a result of the exchange and redemption of the Company’s outstanding 9% Convertible Senior Discount Notes due 2013 and 5.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2011, the fair value of these derivative instruments, which was insignificant, was reclassified into stockholders’ equity during the first quarter of 2011, as the Company had sufficient authorized and unissued shares of common stock available to settle all of the potential conversion rights.  As a result of the September 2010 issuance of $175 million of 6.5% Convertible Senior Notes due in 2016, the Company did not have a sufficient number of authorized and unissued common shares available to settle all of the equity conversion rights and make-whole premiums associated with its convertible debt.  The fair value of the embedded derivative liability at December 31, 2010 was not significant.  The Company has recognized the gains or losses from changes in fair values of these derivative instruments in other income (expense) in the consolidated statements of operations. Changes in these derivatives resulted in the Company recognizing a $2 million gain during the three months ended March 31, 2010.

 

The Company is exposed to credit related losses in the event of non-performance by counterparties. The counterparties to any of the financial derivatives the Company enters into are major institutions with investment grade credit ratings. The Company evaluates counterparty credit risk before entering into any hedge transaction and continues to closely monitor the financial market and the risk that its counterparties will default on their obligations. This credit risk is generally limited to the unrealized gains in such contracts, should any of these counterparties fail to perform as contracted.

 

Amounts accumulated in AOCI related to derivatives are indirectly recognized in earnings as periodic settlements occur throughout the term of the swaps, when the related interest payments are made on the Company’s variable-rate debt. As of March 31, 2011 and December 31, 2010, the Company had the following outstanding derivatives that were designated as cash flow hedges of interest rate risk:

 

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Interest Rate Derivative

 

Number of
Instruments

 

Notional
(in Millions)

 

Interest rate swaps

 

Two

 

$

1,000

 

 

The table below presents the fair value of the Company’s derivative financial instruments as well as their classification on the consolidated balance sheets as follows (in millions):

 

 

 

Liability Derivatives

 

 

 

March 31, 2011

 

December 31, 2010

 

Derivatives designated as
hedging instruments

 

Balance Sheet
Location

 

Fair
Value

 

Balance Sheet
Location

 

Fair
Value

 

Cash flow hedging contracts

 

Other noncurrent liabilities

 

$

98

 

Other noncurrent liabilities

 

$

108

 

 

 

 

Liability Derivatives

 

 

 

March 31, 2011

 

December 31, 2010

 

Derivatives not designated as
hedging instruments

 

Balance Sheet
Location

 

Fair
Value

 

Balance Sheet
Location

 

Fair
Value

 

Embedded equity conversion rights

 

Other noncurrent liabilities

 

$

 

Other noncurrent liabilities

 

$

 

 

The amount of gains (losses) recognized in Other Comprehensive Loss consists of the following (in millions):

 

Derivatives designated as hedging instruments

 

2011

 

2010

 

Cash flow hedging contracts

 

 

 

 

 

Three months ended March 31,

 

$

10

 

$

(8

)

 

The amount of gains (losses) reclassified from AOCI to Income/Loss (effective portions) consists of the following (in millions):

 

Derivatives designated as hedging instruments

 

Income Statement Location

 

2011

 

2010

 

Cash flow hedging contracts:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three months ended March 31,

 

Interest Expense

 

$

(11

)

$

(12

)

 

Changes in the fair value of interest rate swaps designated as hedging instruments of the variability of cash flows associated with floating-rate, long-term debt obligations are reported in AOCI. These amounts subsequently are reclassified into interest expense as a yield adjustment of the hedged debt obligation in the same period in which the related interest on the floating-rate debt obligations affects earnings.  Amounts currently included in AOCI will be reclassified to earnings prior to the settlement of these cash flow hedging contracts in 2014.  The Company estimates that $46 million of net losses on the interest rate swaps (based on the estimated LIBOR curve as of March 31, 2011) will be reclassified into earnings within the next twelve months. The Company’s interest rate swap agreements designated as cash flow hedging contracts qualify as effective hedge relationships, and as a result, hedge ineffectiveness was not material in any of the periods presented.

 

The effect of the Company’s derivatives not designated as hedging instruments on net loss is as follows (in millions):

 

Derivatives not designated as

 

Location of Gain Recognized in

 

 

 

 

 

hedging instruments

 

Income/Loss on Derivative

 

2011

 

2010

 

Embedded equity conversion rights:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three months ended March 31,

 

Other Income (Expense)—Other, net

 

$

 

$

2

 

 

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(7) Long-Term Debt

 

As of March 31, 2011 and December 31, 2010, long-term debt was as follows:

 

(dollars in millions)

 

March 31,
2011

 

December 31,
2010

 

Senior Secured Term Loan due 2014

 

$

1,680

 

$

1,680

 

Senior Notes due 2014 (9.25%)

 

1,250

 

1,250

 

Floating Rate Senior Notes due 2015 (4.22% as of March 31, 2011 and 4.34% as of December 31, 2010)

 

300

 

300

 

Senior Notes due 2017 (8.75%)

 

700

 

700

 

Senior Notes due 2018 (10.0%)

 

640

 

640

 

Senior Notes due 2019 (11.875%)

 

605

 

 

Senior Notes due 2019 (9.375%)

 

500

 

 

Convertible Senior Notes due 2011 (5.25%)

 

 

196

 

Convertible Senior Notes due 2012 (3.5%)

 

294

 

294

 

Convertible Senior Notes due 2013 (15.0%)

 

400

 

400

 

Convertible Senior Discount Notes due 2013 (9.0%)

 

 

295

 

Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 (7.0%)

 

200

 

200

 

Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 Series B (7.0%)

 

275

 

275

 

Convertible Senior Notes due 2016 (6.5%)

 

201

 

201

 

Commercial Mortgage due 2015 (9.86%)

 

66

 

67

 

Capital Leases

 

29

 

29

 

Total Debt Obligations

 

7,140

 

6,527

 

Unamortized (Discount) Premium:

 

 

 

 

 

Discount on Senior Secured Term Loan due 2014

 

(1

)

(1

)

Premium on Senior Notes due 2014 (9.25%)

 

6

 

7

 

Discount on Senior Notes due 2018 (10.0%)

 

(12

)

(12

)

Discount on Senior Notes due 2019 (11.875%)

 

(11

)

 

Discount on Senior Notes due 2019 (9.375%)

 

(10

)

 

Discount on Convertible Senior Notes due 2011 (5.25%)

 

 

(20

)

Discount on Convertible Senior Notes due 2012 (3.5%)

 

(24

)

(29

)

Discount on Convertible Senior Notes due 2015 (7.0%)

 

(3

)

(3

)

Discount due to embedded derivative contracts

 

(18

)

(21

)

Total Unamortized (Discount) Premium

 

(73

)

(79

)

Carrying Value of Debt

 

7,067

 

6,448

 

Less current portion

 

(449

)

(180

)

Long-term Debt, less current portion

 

$

6,618

 

$

6,268

 

 

2011 Debt Issuance and Related Redemptions

 

11.875% Senior Notes Due 2019

 

In January 2011, in two separate transactions, Level 3 Communications, Inc. issued a total of $605 million aggregate principal amount of its 11.875% Senior Notes due 2019 (“11.875% Senior Notes”). The Company issued a portion of its 11.875% Senior Notes due 2019 to investors at a price of 98.173% of their principal amount. The net proceeds from the issuance of the 11.875% Senior Notes due 2019, which included an $11 million debt issuance discount, were used to redeem the Company’s 5.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2011 and exchange the 9% Convertible Senior Discount Notes due 2013 during the first quarter of 2011.  The net discount of approximately $11 million is reflected as a reduction in long-term debt and is being amortized as interest expense over the term of the 11.875% Senior Notes using the effective interest method.  The 11.875% Senior Notes will mature on February 1, 2019 and are not guaranteed by the Company’s subsidiaries. Interest on the notes accrues at 11.875% per year and is payable on April 1 and October 1 of each year, beginning April 1, 2011.

 

Debt issuance costs of approximately $8 million were capitalized and are being amortized over the term of the 11.875% Senior Notes.

 

The 11.875% Senior Notes are subject to redemption at the option of Level 3 Communications, Inc. in whole or in part, at any time or from time to time, prior to February 1, 2015, at 100% of the principal amount of 11.875% Senior Notes so redeemed plus (A) the applicable make-whole premium set forth in the Indenture, as of the redemption date and (B) accrued and unpaid interest

 

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thereon (if any) up to, but not including, the redemption date, and on or after April 1, 2015 at the redemption prices (expressed as a percentage of principal amount) set forth below, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon to the redemption date, if redeemed during the twelve months beginning February 1, of the years indicated below:

 

Year

 

Redemption
Price

 

2015

 

105.938

%

2016

 

102.969

%

2017

 

100.000

%

 

At any time or from time to time on or prior to February 1, 2014, the Company may redeem up to 35% of the original aggregate principal amount of the 11.875% Senior Notes at a redemption price equal to 111.875% of the principal amount of the 11.875% Senior Notes so redeemed, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon (if any) up to, but not including, the redemption date, with the net cash proceeds contributed to the capital of Level 3 from one or more private placements of Level 3 or underwritten public offerings of common stock of Level 3 resulting, in each case, in gross proceeds of at least $100 million in the aggregate. However, at least 65% of the original aggregate principal amount of the 11.875% Senior Notes must remain outstanding immediately after giving effect to such redemption. Any such redemption shall be made within 90 days following such private placement or public offering upon not less than 30 nor more than 60 days’ prior notice.

 

The offering of the 11.875% Senior Notes was not originally registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the 11.875% Senior Notes may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements. In connection with the offering, the Company entered into a registration rights agreement pursuant to which Level 3 agreed to file a registration statement to exchange the offered notes with new notes that are substantially identical in all material respects, and to use commercially reasonable efforts to cause the registration statement to be declared effective no later than 270 days after the issuance of the offered notes. The 11.875% Senior Notes were sold to “qualified institutional buyers” as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and non-U.S. persons outside the United States under Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

 

9.375% Senior Notes Due 2019

 

On March 4, 2011, the Company’s wholly owned subsidiary, Level 3 Financing, Inc. (“Level 3 Financing”) issued $500 million aggregate principal amount of its 9.375% Senior Notes due 2019 (the “9.375% Senior Notes”) at a price of 98.001% of their principal amount. The net proceeds from the offering, were used to redeem a portion of Level 3 Financing’s outstanding 9.25% Senior Notes due 2014 on April 4, 2011. The debt issuance discount of approximately $10 million is reflected as a reduction in long-term debt and is being amortized as interest expense over the term of the 9.375% Senior Notes using the effective interest method.  The 9.375% Senior Notes are senior unsecured obligations of Level 3 Financing, ranking equal in right of payment with all other senior unsecured obligations of Level 3 Financing. Level 3 has guaranteed the 9.375% Senior Notes. The 9.375% Senior Notes will mature on April 1, 2019. Interest on the Notes will be payable on April 1 and October 1 of each year, beginning on October 1, 2011.

 

Debt issuance costs of approximately $11 million were capitalized and are being amortized over the term of the 9.375% Senior Notes.

 

The 9.375% Senior Notes Due 2019 are subject to redemption at the option of Level 3 Financing in whole or in part, at any time or from time to time, prior to April 1, 2015, at 100% of the principal amount of 9.375% Senior Notes so redeemed plus (A) the applicable make-whole premium set forth in the Indenture, as of the redemption date and (B) accrued and unpaid interest thereon (if any) up to, but not including, the redemption date, and on or after April 1, 2015 at the redemption prices (expressed as a percentage of principal amount) set forth below, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon to the redemption date, if redeemed during the twelve months beginning April 1, of the years indicated below:

 

Year

 

Redemption
Price

 

2015

 

104.688

%

2016

 

102.344

%

2017

 

100.000

%

 

At any time or from time to time on or prior to April 1, 2014, Level 3 Financing may redeem up to 35% of the original aggregate principal amount of the 9.375% Senior Notes at a redemption price equal to 109.375% of the principal amount of the 9.375% Senior Notes so redeemed, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon (if any) up to, but not including, the redemption date, with

 

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the net cash proceeds contributed to the capital of Level 3 Financing from one or more private placements or underwritten public offerings of common stock of Level 3 resulting, in each case, in gross proceeds of at least $100 million in the aggregate. However, at least 65% of the original aggregate principal amount of the 9.375% Senior Notes must remain outstanding immediately after giving effect to such redemption. Any such redemption shall be made within 90 days following such private placement or public offering upon not less than 30 nor more than 60 days’ prior notice.

 

The offering of the 9.375% Senior Notes was not originally registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the 9.375% Senior Notes may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements. On March 4, 2011, in connection with the offering, the Company entered into a registration rights agreement pursuant to which Level 3 agreed to file a registration statement to exchange the offered notes with new notes that are substantially identical in all material respects, and to use commercially reasonable efforts to cause the registration statement to be declared effective no later than 270 days after the issuance of the offered notes. The 9.375% Senior Notes were sold to “qualified institutional buyers” as defined in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and non-U.S. persons outside the United States under Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

 

2011 Debt Redemptions and Exchanges

 

In connection with the issuance of the 11.875% Senior Notes due 2019, the Company redeemed the outstanding $196 million aggregate principal amount of 5.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2011 at a price of 100.75% of the principal amount and exchanged the outstanding $295 million aggregate principal amount of 9% Convertible Senior Discount Notes due 2013.

 

The Company recognized a loss of $20 million in the first quarter as a result of the redemption of the 5.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2011 and the exchange of the 9% Convertible Senior Discount Notes due 2013.

 

2010 Debt Issuances

 

6.5% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2016

 

During the third quarter of 2010, the Company issued $175 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.5% Convertible Senior Notes due 2016 (the “6.5% Convertible Senior Notes”). The net proceeds from the issuance of the 6.5% Convertible Senior Notes were approximately $170 million after deducting debt issuance costs. In connection with the issuance of the Company’s 6.5% Convertible Senior Notes, the Company granted an overallotment option to the underwriters to purchase up to an additional $26 million aggregate principal amount of these notes less the underwriting discount. The underwriters exercised the overallotment option in full during the fourth quarter of 2010, and the Company received net proceeds of approximately $25.5 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions. The 6.5% Convertible Senior Notes will mature on October 1, 2016 and have an interest rate of 6.5% per annum with interest payable semiannually on April 1 and October 1, beginning April 1, 2011.

 

Debt issue costs of approximately $6 million were capitalized and are being amortized over the term of the 6.5% Convertible Senior Notes.

 

10% Senior Notes Due 2018

 

During the first quarter of 2010, Level 3 Financing, Inc. issued $640 million in aggregate principal amount of its 10% Senior Notes due 2018 (the “10% Senior Notes”) in a private offering. The net proceeds from the issuance of the 10% Senior Notes were $613 million after deducting a $13 million discount and approximately $14 million of debt issuance costs. The net proceeds were used to fund Level 3 Financing, Inc.’s purchase of its 12.25% Senior Notes due 2013 (the “12.25% Senior Notes”) in a concurrent tender offer and consent solicitation. The 10% Senior Notes will mature on February 1, 2018 and are guaranteed by Level 3 Communications, Inc. and Level 3 Communications, LLC (see Note 12—Condensed Consolidating Financial Information). Interest on the notes accrues at 10% per year and is payable on February 1 and August 1 of each year, beginning August 1, 2010.

 

The offering of the 10% Senior Notes was not originally registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and included a registration rights agreement.  In June 2010, all of the originally placed notes were exchanged for a new issue of 10% Senior Notes due 2018 with identical terms and conditions, other than those related to registration rights, in a registered exchange offer and are now freely tradable.

 

2010 Tender Offer

 

In the first quarter of 2010, Level 3 Financing, Inc. commenced a tender offer to purchase for cash any and all of the outstanding $550 million aggregate principal amount of its 12.25% Senior Notes for a price equal to $1,080.00 per $1,000 principal

 

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amount of the notes, which included $1,050.00 as the tender offer consideration and $30.00 as a consent payment (the “12.25% Tender Offer”). In connection with the 12.25% Tender Offer, Level 3 and Level 3 Financing, Inc. solicited consents to certain proposed amendments to the indenture governing the 12.25% Senior Notes to eliminate substantially all of the covenants, certain repurchase rights and certain events of default and related provisions contained in the indenture.

 

Holders of the 12.25% Senior Notes, representing approximately 99.4% of the aggregate principal amount of the outstanding 12.25% Senior Notes, participated in the tender offer. At the expiration of the tender offer, an aggregate principal amount of approximately $547 million of notes had been tendered. The Company redeemed in full the remaining $3 million aggregate principal of the 12.25% Senior Notes, at a redemption price equal to 106.125% of the principal amount thereof, plus accrued and unpaid interest.

 

The Company recognized a loss associated with the 12.25% Tender Offer of approximately $55 million.

 

2010 Debt Repayments and Repurchases

 

In the third quarter of 2010, the Company repaid the $38 million aggregate principal amount of its 2.875% Convertible Senior Notes due 2010 that matured on July 15, 2010.

 

In the second quarter of 2010, the Company redeemed all of the outstanding $172 million aggregate principal amount of its 10% Convertible Senior Notes due 2011 for a price equal to $1,016.70 per $1,000 principal amount of the notes plus accrued and unpaid interest up to, but not including the redemption date.  The Company used cash on hand to fund the redemption of these notes, and recognized a loss on extinguishment of approximately $4 million.

 

In the first quarter of 2010, the Company repaid $111 million aggregate principal amount of its 6% Convertible Subordinated Notes due 2010 that matured on March 15, 2010.  In addition, in various transactions during the first quarter of 2010, the Company repurchased $3 million in aggregate principal amount of 5.25% Convertible Senior Notes due 2011, the remaining $3 million of its 10.75% Senior Notes due 2011, and $2 million aggregate principal amount of 2.875% Convertible Senior Notes due 2010.  Repurchases were made at prices to par ranging from 95% to 100%, and the Company recognized a net loss on these repurchases of less than $1 million.

 

Long-Term Debt Maturities

 

Aggregate future contractual maturities of long-term debt and capital leases (excluding issue discounts, premiums and fair value adjustments) were as follows as of March 31, 2011 (in millions):

 

2011 (remaining nine months)

 

$

446

 

2012

 

299

 

2013

 

406

 

2014

 

2,494

 

2015

 

832

 

Thereafter

 

2,663

 

 

 

$

7,140

 

 

See Note 13 — Subsequent Events, for additional information.

 

(8) Stock-Based Compensation

 

The following table summarizes non-cash compensation expense and capitalized non-cash compensation for the three months ended March 31, 2011 and 2010 (in millions):

 

 

 

Three Months Ended

 

 

 

March 31,

 

 

 

2011

 

2010

 

OSO

 

$

2

 

$

3

 

Restricted Stock Units and Shares

 

4

 

6

 

401(k) Match Expense

 

3

 

2

 

Restricted Stock Unit Bonus Grant

 

16

 

5

 

 

 

25

 

16

 

Capitalized Noncash Compensation

 

 

 

 

 

$

25

 

$

16

 

 

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The Company capitalizes non-cash compensation for those employees directly involved in the construction of the network, installation of services for customers or development of business support systems. As of March 31, 2011, there were approximately 16 million outperform stock option appreciation units (“OSOs”) outstanding, of which none were exercisable.  As of March 31, 2011, there were approximately 28 million nonvested restricted stock and restricted stock units (“RSUs”) outstanding.

 

During the first quarter of 2010, the Company revised the eligibility criteria and grant schedule for its non-cash compensation.  Effective April 1, 2010, the Company’s OSOs are granted quarterly to certain levels of management and its RSUs are granted annually on July 1 to management and certain other eligible employees.  During 2010 and 2011, there were no changes to the vesting schedule, or any other aspects of the non-cash compensation plans.

 

(9) Comprehensive Loss

 

The components of total comprehensive loss, net of taxes, were as follows (in millions):

 

 

 

Three Months Ended

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 31,

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011

 

2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Net loss

 

$

(205

)

$

(238

)

 

 

 

Change in cumulative translation adjustment

 

42

 

(47

)

 

 

 

Change in unrealized holding gain (loss) on interest rate swaps

 

10

 

(8

)

 

 

 

Other, net

 

(1

)

 

 

 

 

Comprehensive loss

 

$

(154

)

$

(293

)

 

 

 

 

The components of accumulated other comprehensive loss, net of taxes, were as follows (in millions):

 

 

 

March 31, 2011

 

December 31, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cumulative translation adjustment

 

$

97

 

$

55

 

Accumulated net unrealized holding (loss) on investment and interest rate swaps

 

(98

)

(108

)

Other, net

 

(46

)

(45

)

Accumulated other comprehensive loss

 

$

(47

)

$

(98

)

 

(10)  Segment Information

 

Accounting guidance for the disclosures about segments of an enterprise defines operating segments as components of an enterprise for which separate financial information is available and which is evaluated regularly by the Company’s chief operating decision maker, or decision making group, in deciding how to allocate resources and assess performance. The Company’s operating segments are managed separately and represent separate strategic business units that offer different products or services and serve different markets. The Company’s reportable segments include: communications and coal mining (see Note 1 — Significant Accounting Policies). Other business interests, which are not reportable segments, include corporate assets and overhead costs that are not attributable to a specific segment.

 

The Company evaluates performance based upon Adjusted EBITDA, as defined by the Company, as net income (loss) from the consolidated statements of operations before (1) income tax benefit (expense), (2) total other income (expense), (3) non-cash impairment charges included within restructuring and impairment charges, (4) depreciation and amortization expense and (5) non-cash stock compensation expense included within selling, general and administrative expenses on the consolidated statements of operations.

 

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Segment information for the Company’s Communications and Coal Mining businesses is summarized as follows (in millions):

 

 

 

Three Months Ended
March 31,

 

 

 

2011

 

2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue from external customers:

 

 

 

 

 

Communications

 

$

914

 

$

900

 

Coal Mining

 

15

 

10

 

 

 

$

929

 

$

910

 

Adjusted EBITDA:

 

 

 

 

 

Communications

 

$

225

 

$

202

 

Coal Mining

 

$

 

$

(2

)

 

Communications revenue consists of:

 

1)              Core Network Services includes revenue from transport, infrastructure, data, and local and enterprise voice communications services.

 

2)              Wholesale Voice Services includes revenue from long distance voice services, including domestic voice termination, international voice termination and toll free services.

 

3)              Other Communications Services includes revenue from managed modem and its related reciprocal compensation services and SBC Contract Services, which includes revenue from the SBC Master Services Agreement, which was obtained in the December 2005 acquisition of WilTel.

 

Communications revenue attributable to each of these services is as follows (in millions):

 

 

 

Three Months Ended
March 31,

 

 

 

2011

 

2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Communications Services:

 

 

 

 

 

Core Network Services

 

$

729

 

$

701

 

Wholesale Voice Services

 

164

 

165

 

Other Communications

 

21

 

34

 

Total Communications Revenue

 

$

914

 

$

900

 

 

The following information provides a reconciliation of net loss to Adjusted EBITDA by operating segment, as defined by the Company, for the three months ended March 31, 2011 and 2010 (in millions):

 

Three Months Ended March 31, 2011

 

 

 

Communications

 

Coal
Mining

 

Net loss

 

$

(201

)

$

(1

)

Income tax expense

 

27

 

 

Total other (income) expense

 

171

 

 

Depreciation and amortization expense

 

203

 

1

 

Non-cash compensation expense

 

25

 

 

Adjusted EBITDA

 

$

225

 

$

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Net Loss for reportable segments

 

 

 

$

(202

)

Unallocated corporate expense

 

 

 

(3

)

Consolidated Net Loss

 

 

 

$

(205

)

 

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Three Months Ended March 31, 2010

 

 

 

Communications

 

Coal
Mining

 

Net loss

 

$

(235

)

$

(2

)

Income tax expense

 

1

 

 

Total other (income) expense

 

196

 

(1

)

Depreciation and amortization expense

 

224

 

1

 

Non-cash compensation expense

 

16

 

 

Adjusted EBITDA

 

$

202

 

$

(2

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Net Loss for reportable segments

 

 

 

$

(237

)

Unallocated corporate expense

 

 

 

(1

)

Consolidated Net Loss

 

 

 

$

(238

)

 

(11) Commitments, Contingencies and Other Items

 

Level 3 Communications, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries (the “companies”) are parties to a number of purported class action lawsuits involving the companies’ right to install fiber optic cable network in railroad right-of-ways adjacent to plaintiffs’ land. The only lawsuit in which a class has been certified against the companies occurred in Koyle, et. al. v. Level 3 Communications, Inc., et. al., a purported two state class action filed in the United States District Court for the District of Idaho. In November of 2005, the court granted class certification only for the state of Idaho. The companies have defeated motions for class certification in a number of these actions but expect that plaintiffs in the pending lawsuits will continue to seek certification of statewide or multi-state classes. In general, the companies obtained the rights to construct their networks from railroads, utilities, and others, and have installed their networks along the rights-of-way so granted. Plaintiffs in the purported class actions assert that they are the owners of lands over which the companies’ fiber optic cable networks pass, and that the railroads, utilities, and others who granted the companies the right to construct and maintain their networks did not have the legal authority to do so. The complaints seek damages on theories of trespass, unjust enrichment and slander of title and property, as well as punitive damages. The companies have also received, and may in the future receive, claims and demands related to rights-of-way issues similar to the issues in these cases that may be based on similar or different legal theories.

 

The companies negotiated a series of class settlements affecting all persons who own or owned land next to or near railroad rights of way in which the companies have installed their fiber optic cable network. The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts in Kingsborough v. Sprint Communications Co. L.P. granted preliminary approval of the proposed settlement; however, on September 10, 2009, the court denied a motion for final approval of the settlement on the basis that the court lacked subject matter jurisdiction and dismissed the case.

 

In November 2010, the companies negotiated revised settlement terms for a series of state class settlements affecting all persons who own or owned land next to or near railroad rights of way in which the companies have installed their fiber optic cable network. The companies are currently negotiating certain procedural issues with legal counsel representing the interests of the current and former landowners with respect to presentment of the settlement in applicable jurisdictions. The settlement affecting current and former landowners in the state of Idaho was presented to the United States District Court for the District of Idaho and preliminary approval of the settlement was granted on January 28, 2011.

 

It is still too early for the Company to reach a conclusion as to the ultimate outcome of these actions. However, management believes that the companies have substantial defenses to the claims asserted in all of these actions (and any similar claims which may be named in the future), and intends to defend them vigorously if a satisfactory settlement is not ultimately approved for all affected landowners. Additionally, management believes that any resulting liabilities for these actions, beyond amounts reserved, will not materially affect the Company’s financial condition or future results of operations, but could affect future cash flows.

 

In February 2009, Level 3 Communications, Inc., certain of its current officers and a former officer were named as defendants in purported class action lawsuits filed in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado, which have been consolidated as In re Level 3 Communications, Inc. Securities Litigation (Civil Case No. 09-cv-00200-PAB-CBS). The plaintiffs in each complaint allege, in general, that throughout the purported class period specified in the complaint that the defendants failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company’s integration activities, business and operations. The complaints seek damages based on purported violations of Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Securities and Exchange Commission

 

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Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder and Section 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. On May 4, 2009, the Court appointed a lead plaintiff in the case, and on September 29, 2009, the lead plaintiff filed a Consolidated Class Action Complaint (the “Complaint”). A motion to dismiss the Complaint was filed by the Company and the other named defendants. While the motion to dismiss the Complaint was pending, the court granted the lead plaintiff’s motion to further amend the Complaint (the “Amended Compliant”). Thereafter, the Company and the other defendants named in the Amended Complaint filed a motion to dismiss the Amended Complaint with prejudice. The court granted this motion to dismiss with prejudice, and the plaintiff has filed a notice of appeal of that decision to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

 

It remains too early for the Company to reach a conclusion as to the ultimate outcome of these actions. However, management believes that the Company has substantial defenses to the claims asserted in all of these actions (and any similar claims which may be named in the future) and intends to defend these actions vigorously.

 

During March 2009, Level 3 Communications, Inc., as a nominal defendant, certain of its directors and its current officers, and a former officer, were named as defendants in purported stockholder derivative actions in the District Court, Broomfield County, Colorado, which have been consolidated as In re Level 3 Communications, Inc. Derivative Litigation (Lead Case No. 2009CV59). On December 11, 2009, Level 3 Communications, Inc., as a nominal defendant, certain of its directors and current officers, and a former officer, were named as defendants in a purported stockholder derivative action in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado in Iron Workers District Council Of Tennessee Valley & Vicinity Pension Plan v. Level 3 Communications, Inc., et. al. (Civil Case No. 09cv02914). The Plaintiffs allege that during the period specified in the complaints the named defendants failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company’s integration activities, business and operations. The complaints seek damages on behalf of the Company based on purported breaches of fiduciary duties for disseminating false and misleading statements and failing to maintain internal controls; unjust enrichment; abuse of control; gross mismanagement; waste of corporate assets; and, with respect to certain defendants, breach of fiduciary duties in connection with the resignation of Kevin O’Hara. The parties have agreed to a temporary stay of all activities in these actions pending the outcome of the motion to dismiss or other relevant time periods in the securities litigation described above.

 

It remains too early for the Company to reach a conclusion as to the ultimate outcome of these derivative actions. However, management believes that the complaints have numerous deficiencies including that each plaintiff failed to make a demand on the Company’s Board of Directors before filing the suit.

 

In March 2009, late April 2009 and early May 2009, Level 3 Communications, Inc., the Level 3 Communications, Inc. 401(k) Plan Committee and certain current and former officers and directors of Level 3 Communications, Inc. were named as defendants in purported class action lawsuits filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. These cases have been consolidated as Walter v. Level 3 Communications, Inc., et. al., (Civil Case No. 09cv00658). The complaint alleges breaches of fiduciary and other duties under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (“ERISA”) with respect to investments in the Company’s common stock held in individual participant accounts in the Level 3 Communications, Inc. 401(k) Plan. The complaint claims that those investments were imprudent for reasons that are similar to those alleged in the securities and derivative actions described above.

 

The parties have reached a settlement in principle and are preparing settlement documents for presentation to the court for approval.  Additionally, management believes that any resulting liabilities for these actions, beyond amounts reserved, will not materially affect the Company’s financial condition or future results of operations, but could affect future cash flows.

 

It remains too early for the Company to reach a conclusion as to the ultimate outcome of these ERISA actions. However, management believes that the Company has substantial defenses to the claims asserted in all of these actions (and any similar claims which may be named in the future) and intends to defend these actions vigorously if the settlement is not approved.

 

The Company and its subsidiaries are parties to many other legal proceedings. Management believes that any resulting liabilities for these legal proceedings, beyond amounts reserved, will not materially affect the Company’s financial condition or future results of operations, but could affect future cash flows.

 

Letters of Credit

 

It is customary in Level 3’s industries to use various financial instruments in the normal course of business. These instruments include letters of credit. Letters of credit are conditional commitments issued on behalf of Level 3 in accordance with specified terms and conditions. As of March 31, 2011 and December 31, 2010, Level 3 had outstanding letters of credit of approximately $21 million and $22 million, respectively, which are collateralized by cash, which is reflected on the consolidated balance sheets as restricted cash. The Company does not believe it is reasonable to estimate the fair value of the letters of credit and does not believe exposure to loss is reasonably possible nor material.

 

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(12) Condensed Consolidating Financial Information

 

Level 3 Financing, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, has issued Senior Notes that are unsecured obligations of Level 3 Financing; however, they are also jointly and severally and fully and unconditionally guaranteed on an unsecured senior basis by Level 3 Communications, Inc. and Level 3 Communications, LLC.  Level 3 Communications, LLC will, subject to the receipt of regulatory approval, provide a guarantee of the 9.375% Senior Notes due 2019. See Note 7 — Long-Term Debt, for additional information.

 

In conjunction with the registration of the Senior Notes, the accompanying condensed consolidating financial information has been prepared and presented pursuant to SEC Regulation S-X Rule 3-10 “Financial statements of guarantors and affiliates whose securities collateralize an issue registered or being registered.”

 

The operating activities of the separate legal entities included in the Company’s consolidated financial statements are interdependent. The accompanying condensed consolidating financial information presents the results of operations, financial position and cash flows of each legal entity and, on an aggregate basis, the other non-guarantor subsidiaries based on amounts incurred by such entities, and is not intended to present the operating results of those legal entities on a stand-alone basis. Level 3 Communications, LLC leases equipment and certain facilities from other wholly owned subsidiaries of Level 3 Communications, Inc. These transactions are eliminated in the consolidated results of the Company.

 

Condensed Consolidating Statements of Operations

For the three months ended March 31, 2011

 

 

 

Level 3
Communications,
Inc.

 

Level 3
Financing,
Inc.

 

Level 3
Communications,
LLC

 

Other
Non-
Guarantor
Subsidiaries

 

Eliminations

 

Total

 

 

 

(dollars in millions)

 

Revenue

 

$

 

$

 

$

560

 

$

421

 

$

(52

)

$

929

 

Costs and Expenses:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cost of Revenue

 

 

 

212

 

209

 

(49

)

372

 

Depreciation and Amortization

 

 

 

103

 

101

 

 

204

 

Selling, General and Administrative

 

 

 

307

 

53

 

(3

)

357

 

Restructuring Charges

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Costs and Expenses

 

 

 

622

 

363

 

(52

)

933

 

Operating (Loss) Income

 

 

 

(62

)

58

 

 

(4

)

Other Income (Expense):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interest income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interest expense

 

(57

)

(98

)

(1

)

(1

)

 

(157

)

Interest income (expense) affiliates, net

 

210

 

361

 

(516

)

(55

)

 

 

Equity in net earnings (losses) of subsidiaries

 

(337

)

(600

)

42

 

 

895

 

 

Other, net

 

(21

)

 

3

 

1

 

 

(17

)

Other Income (Expense)

 

(205

)

(337

)

(472

)

(55

)

895

 

(174

)

(Loss) Income Before Income Taxes

 

(205

)

(337

)

(534

)

3

 

895

 

(178

)

Income Tax Expense

 

 

 

 

(27

)

 

(27

)

Net (Loss) Income

 

$

(205

)

$

(337

)

$

(534

)

$

(24

)

$

895

 

$

(205

)

 

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Condensed Consolidating Statements of Operations

For the three months ended March 31, 2010

 

 

 

Level 3
Communications,
Inc.

 

Level 3
Financing,
Inc.

 

Level 3
Communications,
LLC

 

Other
Non-
Guarantor
Subsidiaries

 

Eliminations

 

Total

 

 

 

(dollars in millions)

 

Revenue

 

$

 

$

 

$

489

 

$

478

 

$

(57

)

$

910

 

Costs and Expenses:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cost of Revenue

 

 

 

199

 

238

 

(54

)

383

 

Depreciation and Amortization

 

 

 

108

 

117

 

 

225

 

Selling, General and Administrative

 

1

 

 

294

 

51

 

(3

)

343

 

Restructuring Charges

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Costs and Expenses

 

1

 

 

601

 

406

 

(57

)

951

 

Operating (Loss) Income

 

(1

)

 

(112

)

72

 

 

(41

)

Other Income (Expense):

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interest income

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interest expense

 

(52

)

(94

)

 

(3

)

 

(149

)

Interest income (expense) affiliates, net

 

197

 

321

 

(455

)

(63

)

 

 

Equity in net earnings (losses) of subsidiaries

 

(384

)

(557

)

44

 

 

897

 

 

Other, net

 

2

 

(54

)

 

5

 

 

(47

)

Other Income (Expense)

 

(237

)

(384

)

(411

)

(61

)

897

 

(196

)

(Loss) Income Before Income Taxes

 

(238

)

(384

)

(523

)

11

 

897

 

(237

)

Income Tax Expense

 

 

 

 

(1

)

 

(1

)

Net (Loss) Income

 

$

(238

)

$

(384

)

$

(523

)

$

10

 

$

897

 

$

(238

)

 

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Condensed Consolidating Balance Sheets

March 31, 2011

 

 

 

Level 3
Communications,
Inc.

 

Level 3
Financing,
Inc.

 

Level 3
Communications,
LLC

 

Other
Non-Guarantor
Subsidiaries

 

Eliminations

 

Total

 

 

 

(dollars in millions)

 

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$

215

 

$

7

 

$

779

 

$

78

 

$

 

$

1,079

 

Restricted cash and securities

 

 

 

1

 

2

 

 

3

 

Receivable, net

 

 

 

73

 

222

 

 

295

 

Due from (to) affiliates

 

12,155

 

12,206

 

(26,805

)

2,444

 

 

 

Other

 

4

 

16

 

56

 

33

 

 

109

 

Total Current Assets

 

12,374

 

12,229

 

(25,896

)

2,779

 

 

1,486

 

Property, Plant and Equipment, net

 

 

 

2,895

 

2,381

 

 

5,276

 

Restricted Cash and Securities

 

18

 

 

21

 

81

 

 

120

 

Goodwill and Other Intangibles, net

 

 

 

527

 

1,249

 

 

1,776

 

Investment in Subsidiaries

 

(10,699

)

(17,731

)

3,331

 

 

25,099

 

 

Other Assets, net

 

16

 

47

 

7

 

74

 

 

144

 

Total Assets

 

$

1,709

 

$

(5,455

)

$

(19,115

)

$

6,564

 

$

25,099

 

$

8,802

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity (Deficit)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Liabilities:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accounts payable

 

$

1

 

$

1

 

$

53

 

$

273

 

$

 

$

328

 

Current portion of long-term debt

 

 

445

 

2

 

2

 

 

449

 

Accrued payroll and employee benefits

 

 

 

31

 

8

 

 

39

 

Accrued interest

 

38

 

95

 

 

1

 

 

134

 

Current portion of deferred revenue

 

 

 

116

 

35

 

 

151

 

Other

 

 

1

 

50

 

28

 

 

79

 

Total Current Liabilities

 

39

 

542

 

252

 

347

 

 

1,180

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long-Term Debt, less current portion

 

1,919

 

4,608

 

24

 

67

 

 

6,618

 

Deferred Revenue, less current portion

 

 

 

672

 

65

 

 

737

 

Other Liabilities

 

16

 

98

 

148

 

270

 

 

532

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Commitments and Contingencies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stockholders’ Equity (Deficit)

 

(265

)

(10,703

)

(20,211

)

5,815

 

25,099

 

(265

)

Total Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity (Deficit)

 

$

1,709

 

$

(5,455

)

$

(19,115

)

$

6,564

 

$

25,099

 

$

8,802

 

 

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Condensed Consolidating Balance Sheets

December 31, 2010

 

 

 

Level 3
Communications,
Inc.

 

Level 3
Financing,
Inc.

 

Level 3
Communications,
LLC

 

Other
Non-Guarantor
Subsidiaries

 

Eliminations

 

Total

 

 

 

(dollars in millions)

 

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Assets:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$

173

 

$

7

 

$

350

 

$

86

 

$

 

$

616

 

Restricted cash and securities

 

 

 

1

 

1

 

 

2

 

Receivable, net

 

 

 

46

 

218

 

 

264

 

Due from (to) affiliates

 

11,927

 

11,424

 

(26,093

)

2,742

 

 

 

Other

 

4

 

10

 

41

 

35

 

 

90

 

Total Current Assets

 

12,104

 

11,441

 

(25,655

)

3,082

 

 

972

 

Property, Plant and Equipment, net

 

 

 

2,937

 

2,365

 

 

5,302

 

Restricted Cash and Securities

 

18

 

 

21

 

81

 

 

120

 

Goodwill and Other Intangibles, net

 

 

 

543

 

1,255

 

 

1,798

 

Investment in Subsidiaries

 

(10,437

)

(17,176

)

3,575

 

 

24,038

 

 

Other Assets, net

 

9

 

65

 

6

 

83

 

 

163

 

Total Assets

 

$

1,694

 

$

(5,670

)

$

(18,573

)

$

6,866

 

$

24,038

 

$

8,355