M&A Deal Summary

Netgear Acquires SkipJam

On July 27, 2006, Netgear acquired media company SkipJam for 9M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Netgear’s 1st transaction in the Media sector.
  • This is Netgear’s 5th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Netgear’s 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Netgear’s 1st transaction in New York.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2006-07-27
Target SkipJam
Sector Media
Buyer(s) Netgear
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 9M USD
Advisor(s) Woodside Capital Partners (Financial)

Target

SkipJam

Port Chester, New York, United States
SkipJam Corp. supplies home media networking hardware and software for consumers, custom home installers, and original equipment manufacturers.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Netgear

San Jose, California, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1996
Sector Technology Hardware
Employees628
Revenue 741M USD (2023)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to Netgear's corporate headquarters in San Jose, California.
Entrance to Netgear's corporate headquarters in San Jose, California.

Netgear is a global networking company that delivers products to consumers, businesses and service providers. Netgear's business is managed in three specific business units: retail, commercial, and service provider. The retail business unit consists of home networking, home video security, storage and digital media products. The commercial business unit consists of business networking, storage and security solutions. The service provider business unit consists of made-to-order and retail-proven whole home networking hardware and software solutions as well as 4G LTE hotspots sold to service providers for sale to their subscribers. Netgear was formed in 1996 and is based in San Jose, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 7
Sector (Media) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 5
State (New York) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 7
Year (2006) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 5 of 5
FOLLOWING DEAL
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