Beautifully engraved certificate from the Nextel Communications, Inc.
issued in 2002. This historic document was printed by the American Banknote Company and has an
ornate border around it with a vignette of the old company logo. This item has the printed signatures of the Company’s President (Tim Donahue) and Secretary (Christie Hill).
Certificate Vignette of Old Company Logo
Sprint (NYSE: FON) and Nextel Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTL) announced that they have completed their merger transaction, forming Sprint Nextel Corporation. Sprint Nextel common stock will begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange Monday, Aug. 15, 2005, under the symbol "S."
Gary Forsee, chief executive officer and president of Sprint Nextel (at the time), said, "This is a great day for our investors, customers, employees and partners. Through a broad portfolio of product and service offerings and a passion for meeting the needs of our customers, Sprint Nextel expects to win in the market. As we look to the future, Sprint Nextel will provide customers innovative wireless data services with media and entertainment content augmented by a global IP network that provides consumer, business and government customers compelling integrated communications solutions."
Tim Donahue, executive chairman of Sprint Nextel, commented, "Communication is changing, and we are not only ready for it, we will lead it. In solid, tangible, measurable ways Sprint Nextel will put points on the scoreboard as we drive growth and profitability in a wireless world. The leadership team has worked tirelessly over the past several months to position the combined company for a seamless integration and Sprint Nextel is ready to hit the ground running to deliver on its promise to all of its customers."
History from OldCompany.com and
(collectible Savings Bonds website)