M&A Deal Summary

AT&T Acquires Superclick

On September 26, 2011, AT&T acquired information technology company Superclick from Chicago Venture Partners for 15M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is AT&T’s 4th transaction in the Information Technology sector.
  • This is AT&T’s 16th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is AT&T’s 2nd transaction in Canada.
  • This is AT&T’s 1st transaction in Quebec.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2011-09-26
Target Superclick
Sector Information Technology
Buyer(s) AT&T
Sellers(s) Chicago Venture Partners
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 15M USD

Target

Superclick

Montreal, Quebec, Canada
website
Superclick, Inc., through its wholly owned, Montreal-based subsidiary, Superclick Networks, Inc., develops, manufactures, markets and supports the Superclick Internet Management System (SIMS(tm)) in worldwide hospitality, multi-tenant unit (MTU) and university markets.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

AT&T

Dallas, Texas, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1983
Sector Communications
Employees160,700
Revenue 120.7B USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION
AT&T's corporate headquarters in downtown Dallas, Texas.
AT&T's corporate headquarters in downtown Dallas, Texas.

AT&T is a provider of telecommunications services in the United States and the world. AT&T offers services and products to consumers in the US and services and products to businesses and other providers of telecommunications services worldwide. AT&T's services and products include wireless communications, local exchange services, long-distance services, data/broadband and Internet services, video services, telecommunications equipment, managed networking, and wholesale services. AT&T was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 24 of 37
Sector (Information Technology) 4 of 5
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 4
State (Quebec) 1 of 1
Country (Canada) 2 of 3
Year (2011) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 16 of 16
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-04-15 Alestra S. de R.L. de C.V.

Garza Garcia, Mexico

Alestra, S. de R.L. de C.V. is a Mexican telecom company specializing in providing services to a full set of enterprise clients such as the corporate enterprise market, public and institutional sectors and small and medium businesses in Mexico with the most advanced IT and telecom solutions.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-08-02 NextWave Wireless

San Diego, California, United States

NextWave Wireless, Inc., is a wireless PCS company that intends to become a significant provider of 4G wireless telecommunications services using VOIP and IP technology over the BRS and related frequencies.

Buy $650M

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Chicago Venture Partners

Chicago, Illinois, United States

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1998
Size Middle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Chicago Venture Partners LP (CVP) is a private equity firm that invests in lower middle market companies located throughout the US. CVP focuses on companies led by experienced management, positive cash-flow, and revenues greater than $15 million. CVP looks to invests $2 - $3 million per investment. The Firm seeks companies operating in healthcare, information technology, and internet software/services. Targeted transaction types include buyouts, growth capital financings, PIPES, and corporate divestitures. Chicago Venture Partners LP was formed in 1998 and is based in Chicago.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 3
Sector (Information Technology) 1 of 2
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Quebec) 1 of 1
Country (Canada) 1 of 1
Year (2011) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-06-18 Pulse Systems

Concord, California, United States

Pulse Systems is a contract manufacturer of medical-devices and components for minimally invasive surgery. The components are micro-cut from small metal tubes by means of laser technology, then incorporated into stents, catheters, suturing devices, cannulas and instruments used in by-pass surgery.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2016-07-27 Predata

New York, New York, United States

Predata is a predictive analytics platform is used by hedge funds, corporate security officers, and government agencies to forecast geopolitical risk throughout the world. Using open-source intelligence (OSINT), the platform enables organizations to collect and visualize tens of thousands of digital conversations from a range of social and collaborative media channels on a daily basis. Predata is based in New York, New York.

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