Avaya Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Communications Company

Avaya has acquired 19 companies of its own, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Avaya’s largest acquisition to date was in 2009, when it acquired Nortel Enterprise Solutions for $900M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2017, when it sold Avaya - Networking Business to Extreme Networks for $100M. Avaya has acquired in 7 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (39%) and technology hardware (28%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 1

Avaya, Inc.

4655 Great America Parkway,
Santa Clara, California 95054
United States,
(908) 953-6000
www.avaya.com

Avaya, Inc. is a global provider of communication systems, applications, and end-to-end services to enterprises worldwide; and offers IP telephony solutions, traditional voice communications solutions, contact center infrastructure and applications, and unified communications gear and appliances. Avaya was formed in 2000 and is based in Santa Clara, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 16 - 2 - - - 18
vol $1.4B $1.4B
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
vol $100M $100M
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cogito Corp. 2018-10-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Boston, Massachusetts · www.cogitocorp.com
Intellisist, Inc. 2018-01-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Seattle, Washington · www.spoken.com
Avaya, Inc. - Networking Business 2017-03-07 100M USD Divestiture
Santa Clara, California
Esna Technologies Inc. 2015-05-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Richmond Hill, Ontario · www.esna.com
KnoahSoft, Inc. 2015-04-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Ann Arbor, Michigan · www.knoahsoft.com
ITNavigator Ltd. 2013-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Petach Tikva, Israel · www.itnv.com
Radvision Ltd. 2012-03-15 230M USD Add-on Acquisition
Tel Aviv, Israel · www.radvision.com
Aurix Ltd. 2011-10-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Malvern, United Kingdom · www.aurix.com
Sipera Systems, Inc. 2011-10-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Richardson, Texas · www.sipera.com
Konftel AB 2011-01-04 15M USD Add-on Acquisition
Umea, Sweden · www.konftel.se
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Cogito Corp. 2018-10-09 Tenacity Solutions, Inc. 2018-12-05 1
Boston, Massachusetts · www.cogitocorp.com Reston, Vermont · www.tenacitysolutions.com
Radvision Ltd. 2012-03-15 Radvision Ltd - Technology Business Unit 2014-07-02 1
Tel Aviv, Israel · www.radvision.com , Israel

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 7 (39%) 79M (5%) - -
Technology Hardware 5 (28%) 245M (17%) - -
Internet Software and Services 3 (17%) - - -
Information Technology 2 (11%) 1.0B (70%) - -
Communications 1 (6%) 103M (7%) 1 (100%) 100M (100%)
Total 18 $1.4B 1 $100M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 164M 1 100M
  California 3 44M 1 100M
  Washington 1 - - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 120M - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
Canada 3 935M - -
  Ontario 2 35M - -
Israel 2 230M - -
Ireland 1 103M - -
New Zealand 1 - - -
Sweden 1 15M - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (50%) 164M (11%) 1 (100%) 100M (100%)
Cross-border 9 (50%) 1.3B (89%) - -
Total 18 $1.4B 1 $100M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 4 $1.4B
< $100M 4 $94M
TOTAL $1.4B
Largest Nortel Enterprise Solutions
$900M (2009-12-18)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $100M
TOTAL $100M
Largest Avaya, Inc. - Networking Business
$100M (2017-03-07)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
60%
3 (60%)
Strategic(s)
40%
2 (40%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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