Alcatel-Lucent S.A. Acquisitions and Exits, 25 Deals Between 1998 and 2015
technology hardware Company

Alcatel-Lucent S.A. has acquired 21 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Alcatel-Lucent S.A.’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired Lucent Technologies for $13.4B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2012, when it sold Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories to Permira for $1.4B. Alcatel-Lucent S.A. has acquired in 6 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (43%) and technology hardware (39%).

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Alcatel-Lucent S.A.

148/152 route de la Reine,
Boulogne-Billancourt, 92100
+33 1 40 76 10 10

Alcatel-Lucent S.A. is an integrated provider of voice, data and video communication services to end-users. Alcatel-Lucent offers fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications and services to a variety of end users. Alcatel-Lucent S.A. was originally established in 1898 and is headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, France.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 20 1 - - - - 21
vol $16.6B $16.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $2.2B $2.2B

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Largest Lucent Technologies, Inc.
$13.4B (2006-04-02)
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Largest Genesys Telecommunications Laboratories, Inc.
$1.4B (2012-02-01)

Technology Hardware M&A - Last 3 Years

Alcatel-Lucent S.A. was acquired by Nokia Oyj on January 4, 2016.

When analyzing the technology hardware sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 205 technology hardware companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 6 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic technology hardware acquirer over the past 3 years is Apple, with 6 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the technology hardware sector over the past 3 years is Cathay Capital Private Equity with 2 platform acquisitions.

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