SK Telecom Co. Ltd.

SKT Tower, 65, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu,
Seoul, 100-999
+82 261002114
www.sktelecom.com

SK Telecom Co., Ltd. is a provider of wireless telecommunications services in Korea. The Company was formed in 1984 and is based in Seoul.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 7 - 1 - - - 8
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 2 - - - - - 2
vol $483M $483M
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Largest Hanaro Telecom Inc.
$1.2B (2007-12-03)
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Largest Virgin Mobile USA, Inc.
$483M (2009-11-24)

According to our data here at Mergr, SK Telecom has acquired 8 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 2 assets.

SK Telecom’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Hanaro Telecom for $1.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2009, when it sold Virgin Mobile USA to Sprint for $483M. SK Telecom has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (50%) and electronics (13%).

When analyzing the communications sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 212 communications companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 16 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 3 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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