Siris Capital Group Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Siris Capital Group has acquired 2 companies.

Siris Capital Group’s most common sectors for investment areinformation technology (28%) and internet software and services (23%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include going private (50%) and divestiture (17%). In total, Siris Capital Group has invested in 9 US states and 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2018 when it acquired Travelport Worldwide for $4.4B.

In the last 3 years, Siris Capital Group has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (89%). Siris Capital Group’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2018 when it sold Polycom for $2.0B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity27
    • M&A Buy Activity18
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 22
  • M&A Advisors 18

Siris Capital Group

601 Lexington Avenue, 59th Floor,
New York, New York 10022
United States
(212) 231-0095
www.siriscapital.com
info@siriscapital.com

Siris Capital Group is a private equity firm focused on control investments in technology, telecommunications, and healthcare companies. Siris looks to acquire large companies valued from $250 million to $2 billion. The Firm was spun out of hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors in 2011. Siris Capital Group is based in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Communications, E-Commerce, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Infrastructure, Internet Software and Services, Safety/Security, Software, Technology Hardware

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Divestiture, Going Private, Special Situations/Distressed, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 250 2,000
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 16 - 1 - 1 - 18
vol $16.1B $16.1B
Sell (0.8/yr) # 5 1 2 1 - - 9
vol $3.5B $225M $3.7B
  27

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
BearCom Group, Inc. 2023-11-27 - Secondary Buyout
Garland, Texas · www.bearcom.com
Stratus Technologies, Inc. 2022-06-29 225M USD Trade Sale
Maynard, Massachusetts · www.stratus.com
Transaction Network Services, Inc. 2021-06-01 - Trade Sale
Reston, Virginia · www.tnsi.com
Constant Contact, Inc. 2021-02-10 - Divestiture
Waltham, Massachusetts · www.constantcontact.com
VTX Telecom AG 2021-01-21 - Trade Sale
Pully, Switzerland · www.vtx.ch
Pulse Secure LLC 2020-09-28 - Trade Sale
San Jose, California · www.pulsesecure.net
U.S. TelePacific Corp. 2019-08-19 - Secondary Buyout
Los Angeles, California · www.tpx.com
Electronics for Imaging, Inc. 2019-04-15 1.7B USD Going Private
Fremont, California · www.efi.com
Travelport Worldwide Ltd. 2018-12-10 4.4B USD Going Private
Langley, United Kingdom · www.travelport.com
IntraLinks Holdings, Inc. 2018-09-06 1.5B USD Trade Sale
New York City, New York · www.intralinks.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Travelport Worldwide Ltd. 2018-12-10 Deem, Inc. 2023-03-10 1
Langley, United Kingdom · www.travelport.com Oakland, California · www.deem.com
Electronics for Imaging, Inc. 2019-04-15 EPS US LLC 2022-01-05 2
Fremont, California · www.efi.com Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania · www.eproductivitysoftware.com
U.S. TelePacific Corp. 2019-08-19 U.S. TelePacific Corp. - Fixed Wireless Network Assets 2020-10-09 1
Los Angeles, California · www.tpx.com Los Angeles, California
Web.com Group, Inc. 2018-06-21 WebCentral Pty Ltd. 2020-07-13 3
Jacksonville, Florida · www.web.com Sydney, Australia · www.webcentral.com.au
Electronics for Imaging, Inc. 2019-04-15 Optitex Ltd. 2020-04-17 1
Fremont, California · www.efi.com New York, New York · www.optitex.com
Web.com Group, Inc. 2018-06-21 Web.com Group, Inc. - Enterprise Business 2020-02-27 3
Jacksonville, Florida · www.web.com Jacksonville, Florida
Travelport Worldwide Ltd. 2018-12-10 eNett International (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. 2020-01-24 1
Langley, United Kingdom · www.travelport.com , Singapore · www.enett.com
Web.com Group, Inc. 2018-06-21 TORCHx 2019-04-23 2
Jacksonville, Florida · www.web.com , United States · www.torchx.com
Web.com Group, Inc. 2018-06-21 Lighthouse 360 2019-03-18 1
Jacksonville, Florida · www.web.com Sugar Hill, Georgia · www.lh360.com
Digital River, Inc. 2014-10-23 Digital River World Payments AB 2017-07-17 3
Minnetonka, Minnesota · www.digitalriver.com Stockholm, Sweden · www.drwp.io

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Information Technology 2 (25%) 4.4B (49%) 5 (28%) 7.0B (44%)
Internet Software and Services 3 (38%) 2.8B (32%) 4 (22%) 3.8B (24%)
Software - - 3 (17%) 2.1B (13%)
Communications 1 (13%) - 3 (17%) 1.4B (9%)
Technology Hardware 1 (13%) 1.7B (19%) 2 (11%) 1.7B (11%)
Electronics 1 (13%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 8 $8.9B 18 $16.1B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 7 (88%) 4.5B (51%) 17 (94%) 11.7B (73%)
  California 2 (25%) 1.7B (19%) 5 (28%) 3.7B (23%)
  Massachusetts 1 (13%) - 4 (22%) 1.5B (9%)
  Texas 2 (25%) - 2 (11%) -
  Florida 1 (13%) 2.0B (22%) 1 (6%) 2.0B (12%)
  Minnesota 1 (13%) 840M (9%) 1 (6%) 840M (5%)
  New York - - 1 (6%) 1.0B (6%)
  Georgia - - 1 (6%) 1.0B (6%)
  Virginia - - 1 (6%) 862M (5%)
  North Carolina - - 1 (6%) 780M (5%)
United Kingdom 1 (13%) 4.4B (49%) 1 (6%) 4.4B (27%)
Domestic 7 (88%) 4.5B (51%) 17 (94%) 11.7B (73%)
Cross-border 1 (13%) 4.4B (49%) 1 (6%) 4.4B (27%)
Total 8 $8.9B 18 $16.1B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Going Private 4 (50%) 8.9B (100%) 9 (50%) 12.8B (79%)
Divestiture 1 (13%) - 3 (17%) 1.0B (6%)
Secondary Buyout 2 (25%) - 3 (17%) 352M (2%)
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (6%) 2.0B (12%)
Consolidation 1 (13%) - 1 (6%) -
Stake Purchase - - 1 (6%) -
Total 8 $8.9B 18 $16.1B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 5 (56%) 3.7B (100%)
Trade Sale 3 (33%) -
Merger 1 (11%) -
Total 9 $3.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Macquarie Capital
7
Evercore Group
4
Guggenheim Securities
1
Legal Deals
Sidley
5
Kirkland & Ellis
3
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz LLP
3

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 6 $12.1B
$100M to $1B 6 $4.0B
TOTAL $16.1B
Largest Travelport Worldwide Ltd.
$4.4B (2018-12-10)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $3.5B
$100M to $1B 1 $225M
TOTAL $3.7B
Largest Polycom, Inc.
$2.0B (2018-03-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
17%
3 (17%)
Strategic(s)
17%
3 (17%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
9 (100%)

FAQ

When was Siris Capital Group founded?

Siris Capital Group was founded in 2011.

What type of investor is Siris Capital Group?

Siris Capital Group is a private equity firm.

Where is Siris Capital Group headquartered?

Siris Capital Group is headquartered in New York, New York.

How much capital does Siris Capital Group have under management?

Siris Capital Group has 2.4B USD under management.

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