M&A Deal Summary
|Target||Mitel Networks Corp.|
|Buyer(s)||Searchlight Capital Partners|
|Deal Type||Going Private|
|Deal Value||2.0B USD|
National Bank Financial (Financial)
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (Legal)
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Searchlight Capital Partners is a private investment firm founded in 2010. The Firm will invest across the capital structure, including equity and debt and will consider a variety of transaction situations, from simple to complex. Areas of focus include communications, media, information, IT services, business services, financial services, consumer services, consumer products, education, and industrial goods/services. The Firm will consider opportunities across North America and Europe. Searchlight Capital has offices in London, New York, and Toronto.
|Overall||15 of 27|
|Sector (Communications)||5 of 9|
|Type (Going Private)||1 of 2|
|State (Ontario)||2 of 2|
|Country (Canada)||2 of 2|
|Year (2018)||3 of 3|
|Size (of disclosed)||1 of 3|
Global Eagle Entertainment, Inc.
Los Angeles, California, United States
Global Eagle Entertainment, Inc. is a provider of media, content, connectivity and data analytics to markets across air, sea and land. Global Eagle offers a fully integrated suite of rich media content and seamless connectivity solutions to airlines, cruise lines, commercial ships, high-end yachts, ferries and land locations worldwide. With approximately 1,500 employees and 50 offices on six continents, the Company delivers exceptional service and rapid support to a diverse customer base. Global Eagle Entertainment was founded in 2004 and is based in Los Angeles, California.
Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico Ltd.
Luquillo, Puerto Rico
Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico Ltd. is a provider of television, broadband Internet, and telephony services to customers. Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico Ltd. was founded in 1986 and is based in Luquillo, Puerto Rico.