M&A Deal Summary

Duchossois Capital Management Acquires AMX

On April 8, 2005, family office Duchossois Capital Management acquired software company AMX for 315M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Duchossois Capital Management’s 1st transaction in the Software sector.
  • This is Duchossois Capital Management’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Duchossois Capital Management’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Duchossois Capital Management’s 1st transaction in Texas.
Investment Fate
  • AMX was sold to a publicly-traded strategic buyer in 2014 for 365M USD.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2005-04-08
Target AMX
Sector Software
Buyer(s) Duchossois Capital Management
Deal Type Going Private
Deal Value 315M USD



Richardson, Texas, United States
AMX LLC provides hardware and software solutions that simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology. AMX was formed in 1982 and is based in Richardson, Texas.

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Duchossois Capital Management is the investment arm of family-controlled holding company, The Duchossois Group. Duchossois Capital pursues a variety of investment strategies including direct investments in companies and real estate, public securities, and fund commitments. Duchossois Capital's direct investment arm looks to commit $10 to $50 million in profitable companies generating $50 to $500 million in annual revenue. For platform investments, Duchossois seeks opportunities throughout North America but will consider add-ons globally. Areas of interest include engineered industrial products, building products, transportation, logistics, rail leasing, value-added distribution, consumer durables, security, healthcare services, and technology-enabled services. Duchossois Capital Management is based in Chicago, Illinois.

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