M&A Deal Summary

Brightstar Capital Partners Acquires QualTek USA

On June 13, 2018, private equity firm Brightstar Capital Partners acquired communications company QualTek USA LLC

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Brightstar Capital Partners’ 1st transaction in the Communications sector.
  • This is Brightstar Capital Partners’ 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Brightstar Capital Partners’ 1st transaction in Pennsylvania.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2018-06-13
Target QualTek USA LLC
Sector Communications
Buyer(s) Brightstar Capital Partners
Deal Type Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Advisor(s) Blank Rome LLP
Fox Rothschild LLP (Legal)

Target

QualTek USA LLC

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, United States
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QualTek USA LLC is a provider of turnkey solutions, including engineering, installation, fulfillment, and program management, to the North American telecommunications and power sectors. QualTek provides end-to-end infrastructure services solutions to the wireline (NX Utilities), wireless (Empire Telecom and Velocitel), and residential and commercial fulfillment (QualSat and ACI) segments of the market. With experienced management, qualified field technicians, state-of-the-art data management systems, and a dedicated network of contractors, QualTek is a premier partner to some of the largest leading companies in the telecommunications and power industries.

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Buyer

Brightstar Capital Partners

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2015
PE ASSETS 710M USD
SizeMiddle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Brightstar Capital Partners is a middle-market private equity firm focused on partnering with closely held and family-owned companies. Sectors of interest include business services, consumer products/services, and industrials. Brightstar Capital Partners was established in 2015 and is based in New York City.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 10
Sector (Communications) 1 of 1
Type (Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)) 2 of 5
State (Pennsylvania) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 10
Year (2018) 1 of 1
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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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