Pace Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Technology Hardware Company

Pace has acquired 5 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Pace’s largest acquisition to date was in 2010, when it acquired 2Wire for $473M. Pace has acquired in 1 US state, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (40%) and technology hardware (40%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 3

Pace plc

Victoria Road,
Saltaire, BD18 3LF
United Kingdom,
+44 12 7453 2000
www.pace.com

Pace is a provider of technology solutions to the PayTV and Broadband industries. With a broad portfolio of customer premises equipment, network solutions, and software and services, Pace allows service providers to simply and cost-effectively innovate at the speed they want. Pace operates in markets across the world, with locations in the UK, USA, France, India, and China. Pace was formed in 1982 and is based in Saltaire, United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $937M $937M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  5

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Latens Systems Ltd. 2014-11-04 47M USD Add-on Acquisition
Belfast, United Kingdom · www.latens.co.uk
Aurora Networks, Inc. 2012-09-03 310M USD Add-on Acquisition
Santa Clara, California · www.aurora.com
2Wire, Inc. 2010-10-20 473M GBP Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.2wire.com
Bewan Systems SAS 2010-03-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Courbevoie, France · www.bewan.fr
Philips - The Set-Top Box and Connectivity Solutions 2007-12-19 107M EUR Divestiture
, Netherlands
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Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Aurora Networks, Inc. 2012-09-03 Harmonic, Inc. - Optical Transmission Equipment Business 2013-02-19 1
Santa Clara, California · www.aurora.com San Jose, California

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 2 (40%) 783M (84%) - -
Technology Hardware 2 (40%) 107M (11%) - -
Software 1 (20%) 47M (5%) - -
Total 5 $937M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 783M - -
  California 2 783M - -
France 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 107M - -
United Kingdom 1 47M - -
Domestic 1 (20%) 47M (5%) - -
Cross-border 4 (80%) 890M (95%) - -
Total 5 $937M - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Evercore Group LLC
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $890M
< $100M 1 $47M
TOTAL $937M
Largest 2Wire, Inc.
$473M (2010-10-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
40%
2 (40%)
Strategic(s)
20%
1 (20%)

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