Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. (PLDT)

Ramon Cojuangco Building Makati Avenue,
Makati City, 1200
Philippines,
+63-2-8888171
www.pldt.com

PLDT is the leading telecommunications service provider in the Philippines. Through its principal business groups – fixed line, wireless and others – PLDT offers a wide range of telecommunications services across the Philippines’ most extensive fiber optic backbone and fixed line and cellular networks.

M&A Summary

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Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $159M $159M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
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Largest SPi Global Holdings, Inc.
$159M (2006)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Philippine Long Distance Telephone has acquired 3 companies. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Philippine Long Distance Telephone’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired SPi Global Holdings for $159M. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (50%) and information technology (50%).

When analyzing the communications sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 210 communications companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 17 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic communications acquirer over the past 3 years is Satellite Solutions Worldwide Group, with 12 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the communications sector over the past 3 years is Apax Partners with 4 platform acquisitions.

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