M&A Deal Summary

Kyocera Communications Acquires Motex

On October 17, 2012, Kyocera Communications, Inc. acquired software company Motex, Inc. for 127M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Kyocera Communications’ 1st transaction in the Software sector.
  • This is Kyocera Communications’ 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Kyocera Communications’ 1st transaction in Japan.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2012-10-17
Target Motex, Inc.
Sector Software
Buyer(s) Kyocera Communications, Inc.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 127M USD

Target

Motex, Inc.

Osaka, Japan
website
Motex, Inc. offers security software services.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Kyocera Communications, Inc.

San Diego, California, United States

website


Category Company
SectorTechnology Hardware
DESCRIPTION

Kyocera Communications, Inc. is a provider of CDMA cell phones.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 2
Sector (Software) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
Country (Japan) 1 of 1
Year (2012) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2009-09-29 Kyocera Wireless (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Bengaluru, India

Kyocera Wireless (India) Pvt. Ltd. is a provider of wireless product development, software engineering, and product testing.

Sell $6M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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San Mateo, California, United States

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