CommScope Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Technology Hardware Company

CommScope has acquired 13 companies, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

CommScope’s largest acquisition to date was in 2018, when it acquired ARRIS International for $7.4B. CommScope has acquired in 6 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include technology hardware (34%) and communications (17%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6
  • M&A Advisors 12

CommScope Holding Co., Inc. (CommScope)

1100 CommScope Place, SE,
Hickory, North Carolina 28602
United States,
(828) 324-2200
www.commscope.com

CommScope is a designer, builder and manager of wired and wireless network communication equipment. CommScope was established in 1976 and is based in Hickory, North Carolina.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 9 1 1 1 - - 12
vol $5.6B $7.4B $13.0B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Fractus S.A 2019-10-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain · www.fractus.com
ARRIS International plc 2018-11-08 7.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
Suwanee, Georgia · www.arrisi.com
Cable Exchange 2017-07-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Santa Ana, California · www.4cablex.com
Andrew Services, Inc. 2016-11-17 - Divestiture
, United States
CommScope Holding Co., Inc. - Active Fiber Access Product Lines 2016-09-14 - Divestiture
Hickory, North Carolina
Airvana LP 2015-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Chelmsford, Massachusetts · www.airvana.com
TE Connectivity - Broadband Network Solutions (BNS) 2015-08-28 3.0B USD Divestiture
, United States
Alifabs Group Ltd. 2014-07-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Guildford, United Kingdom · www.alifabs.com
Redwood Systems, Inc. 2013-07-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Fremont, California · www.redwoodsystems.com
iTRACS Corporation, Inc. 2013-03-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Tempe, Arizona · www.itracs.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Technology Hardware 4 (33%) 10.0B (77%) - -
Communications 2 (17%) 3.0B (23%) 1 (50%) -
Manufacturing 2 (17%) - - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (8%) - - -
Electronics 1 (8%) - - -
Semiconductors 1 (8%) - - -
Software 1 (8%) - - -
Construction - - 1 (50%) -
Total 12 $13.0B 2 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 13.0B 2 -
  California 3 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 2.6B - -
  Georgia 1 7.4B - -
  Arizona 1 - - -
  North Carolina - - 1 -
Australia 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Quebec 1 - - -
Spain 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (67%) 13.0B (100%) 2 (100%) -
Cross-border 4 (33%) - - -
Total 12 $13.0B 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Allen & Company
2
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
2
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
2
Legal Deals
Latham & Watkins
2
Alston & Bird LLP
2
Pinsent Masons LLP
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $13.0B
TOTAL $13.0B
Largest ARRIS International plc
$7.4B (2018-11-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
8%
1 (8%)
Strategic(s)
17%
2 (17%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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