M&A Deal Summary

Motorola Solutions Acquires Pelco

On August 3, 2020, Motorola Solutions, Inc. acquired electronics company Pelco, Inc. from Transom Capital Group for 110M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Motorola Solutions’ 1st transaction in the Electronics sector.
  • This is Motorola Solutions’ 5th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Motorola Solutions’ 22nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Motorola Solutions’ 6th transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2020-08-03
Target Pelco, Inc.
Sector Electronics
Buyer(s) Motorola Solutions, Inc.
Sellers(s) Transom Capital Group
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 110M USD

Target

Pelco, Inc.

Clovis, California, United States
website
Pelco designs, develops and distributes end-to-end video technology, including video security cameras and video management system software. The company’s scalable solutions and commitment to service delivery enables customers of all sizes to mitigate risk, increase operational efficiencies and enhance safety.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1928
SectorTechnology Hardware
Employees18,700
Revenue 8.2B USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION
Building F on Motorola Solutions' corporate campus in Schaumburg, Illinois.
Building F on Motorola Solutions' corporate campus in Schaumburg, Illinois.

Motorola Solutions designs, manufactures, and sells communications infrastructure, devices, system software and applications, and provides services associated with their use. The Company's products and services are designed to help government and enterprise customers improve their operations through increased effectiveness and efficiency of their mobile workforce and can be found in a wide range of workplaces. Motorola Solutions was founded in 1928 and is based in Chicago, Illinois.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 27 of 35
Sector (Electronics) 1 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 23 of 31
State (California) 6 of 7
Country (United States) 22 of 26
Year (2020) 2 of 3
Size (of disclosed) 5 of 6
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-06-17 IndigoVision Ltd.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

IndigoVision Ltd. develops complete, end-to-end video security solutions, including cameras, video management software, encoders and storage devices. IndigoVision was founded in 1994 and is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-08-31 Callyo

St. Petersburg, Florida, United States

Callyo is a software as a service company (SaaS) serving thousands of public safety customers across North America. Its portfolio includes two application suites – 10-21, which simplifies communication between first responders and citizens, and Callyo, which provides investigative tools that improve digital evidence collection. Callyo was established in 2009 and is based in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Transom Capital Group

El Segundo, California, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2008
SizeSmall
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Transom Capital Group is an operationally-focused private equity firm that seeks buyouts and control investments in middle-market companies with established revenue streams and business models. Transom is sector agnostic but prefers opportunities in the Western US. Target companies typically have cash-flows of up to $20 million. Transom Capital Partners was formed in 2008 and is based in Los Angeles, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 8
Sector (Electronics) 2 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 5
State (California) 4 of 4
Country (United States) 6 of 8
Year (2020) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-12-04 Scantron, Inc.

Eagan, Minnesota, United States

Scantron is a technology and services-driven company that empowers growth through intelligent, mission-critical assessment, technology, and data capture solutions for business, education, certification, and government clients around the world. Scantron was founded in 1972 and is based in Eagan, Minnesota.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2020-11-03 BridgeTower Media

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

BridgeTower Media is a provider of business information, events, and marketing services for the legal, financial, construction, and government sectors in more than 20 local and regional markets across the United States. BridgeTower Media was formed in 2016 and is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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