Investment Summary

Exits Netsize Communications

On April 29, 2002, invested in communications company Netsize Communications from Pharos Capital Group

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Communications sector.
  • This is transaction in France.

Investment Summary

Date 2002-04-29
Target Netsize Communications
Sector Communications
Sellers(s) Pharos Capital Group
Deal Type Secondary Sale

Target

Netsize Communications

France
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Netsize, a pioneer in Short Messaging Services (SMS) network deployment, is an international wireless message operator, seeking to become the world leader in mobile Internet message routing. Through its multi-channel service, Netsize can carry wireless messages over all communications channels (SMS, IP messaging, radio broadcasts, etc.). All Netsize solutions are scalable and designed to be adapted to a range of communications channels such as SMS, EMS (Enhanced Messaging Services) or MMS (Multimedia Messaging Services).

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Pharos Capital Group

Dallas, Texas, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1998
PE ASSETS 825M USD
Size Middle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Pharos Capital Group is a private equity firm that provides later-stage equity funding to companies at or near cash-flow break even. Investment funds are typically used to support growth, acquisitions, management buyouts, or recapitalization. Pharos looks to commit $20 to $50 million per transaction. Target sectors include healthcare, business services, and technology. Pharos prefers US-based opportunities. Pharos Capital Group was formed in 1998 and is based in Dallas, Texas.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 21
Sector (Communications) 1 of 2
Type (Secondary Sale) 1 of 1
Country (France) 1 of 1
Year (2002) 1 of 2
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