BT Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

CommunicationsCompany

BT Group has acquired 21 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. It has also divested 4 assets.

BT Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired EE Limited for $19.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold BT Stemmer to Bechtle AG for -. BT Group has acquired in 4 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (29%) and information technology (29%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity25
    • M&A Buy Activity21
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 6

BT Group

BT Group plc

BT Centre 81 Newgate Street,
London, EC1A 7AJ
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7356 5000
www.bt.com

BT Group is a provider of telecommunications networks and services in the UK. We are now an established global communications company serving customers in more than 170 countries. BT Group was founded in 2001 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 21 - - - - - 21
vol $21.0B $21.0B
Sell (0.6/yr) # 1 1 1 1 - - 4
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tikit Ltd. 2020-03-25 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.tikit.com
Evolutio 2019-12-16 - Divestiture
Madrid, Spain · www.evolutio.com
BT Stemmer GmbH 2018-10-09 - Divestiture
Olching, Germany · www.bt-stemmer.de
IP Trade SA 2017-05-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Grâce-Hollogne, Belgium · www.iptradesaglobal.com
Pelipod Ltd. 2016-09-27 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.pelipod.com
EE Limited 2015-02-05 19.2B GBP Add-on Acquisition
Hatfield, United Kingdom · www.ee.co.uk
ESPN UK television 2013-02-25 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.espn.co.uk
ESPN Ireland 2013-02-25 - Divestiture
, Ireland
Tikit Ltd. 2012-11-14 99M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.tikit.com
Moorhouse Consulting Ltd. 2008-08-11 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.moorhouseconsulting.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 6 (29%) 242M (1%) 2 (50%) -
Communications 6 (29%) 20.6B (98%) 1 (25%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (10%) 175M (1%) - -
Media 2 (10%) - - -
Business Services 1 (5%) - - -
Diversified 1 (5%) 26M (< 1%) - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (5%) - - -
Software 1 (5%) - - -
Transportation 1 (5%) - - -
Electronics - - 1 (25%) -
Total 21 $21.0B 4 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 8 19.5B 2 -
United States 7 1.4B - -
  California 4 1.2B - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  New York 1 175M - -
  Florida 1 - - -
Germany 2 - 1 -
Belgium 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Singapore 1 143M - -
Spain - - 1 -
Sri Lanka 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (38%) 19.5B (93%) 2 (50%) -
Cross-border 13 (62%) 1.5B (7%) 2 (50%) -
Total 21 $21.0B 4 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Beltrae Partners Ltd.
1
Rothschild Global Advisory
1
Lincoln International
1
Legal Deals
Allen & Overy LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $19.2B
$100M to $1B 6 $1.6B
< $100M 2 $125M
TOTAL $21.0B
Largest EE Limited
$19.2B (2015-02-05)
sell # Total
TOTAL -
Largest BT Stemmer GmbH
- (2018-10-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
19%
4 (19%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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