SK Telecom Co Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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SK Telecom Co has acquired 10 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 3 assets.

SK Telecom Co’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 Co has acquired in 3 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (40%) and electronics (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity13
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9

SK Telecom Co

SK Telecom Co. Ltd.

SKT Tower, 65, Eulji-ro, Jung-gu,
Seoul, 04539
South Korea,
+82 261002114
www.sktelecom.com

SK Telecom Co is a provider of wireless telecommunications services in Korea. SK Telecom Co was founded in 1984 and is based in Seoul.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 9 1 - - - - 10
vol $1.2B $3M $1.2B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 2 - 1 - - - 3
vol $483M $483M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Shopkick, Inc. 2019-06-25 - Divestiture
Redwood City, California · www.shopkick.com
ADT Caps Co. Ltd. 2018-05-09 3M KRW Add-on Acquisition
Seoul, South Korea · www.adtcaps.co.kr
Shopkick, Inc. 2014-09-26 - Add-on Acquisition
Redwood City, California · www.shopkick.com
iRiver Co., Ltd. 2014-08-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Seoul, South Korea · www.iriver.co.kr
Virgin Mobile USA, Inc. 2009-11-24 483M USD Add-on Acquisition
Warren, New Jersey · www.virginmobileusa.com
Helio LLC 2008-06-27 - Divestiture
Los Angeles, California
Hanaro Telecom Inc. 2007-12-03 1.2B USD Add-on Acquisition
, South Korea
Helio LLC 2007-02-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Los Angeles, California
YBM Seoul Records Inc. 2005-05-27 29M USD Stake Purchase
, South Korea
IHQ Inc. 2005-02-02 12M KRW Stake Purchase
Seoul,, South Korea · www.sidushq.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 4 (40%) 1.2B (96%) 2 (67%) 483M (100%)
Electronics 2 (20%) 1M (< 1%) - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (10%) - 1 (33%) -
Leisure 1 (10%) 29M (2%) - -
Media 1 (10%) 12M (1%) - -
Safety/Security 1 (10%) 3M (< 1%) - -
Total 10 $1.2B 3 $483M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 5 1M 3 483M
  California 3 1M 2 -
  New Jersey 1 - 1 483M
  Mississippi 1 - - -
South Korea 5 1.2B - -
Domestic 5 (50%) 1.2B (100%) - -
Cross-border 5 (50%) 1M (< 1%) 3 (100%) 483M (100%)
Total 10 $1.2B 3 $483M

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.2B
< $100M 4 $45M
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest Hanaro Telecom Inc.
$1.2B (2007-12-03)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $483M
TOTAL $483M
Largest Virgin Mobile USA, Inc.
$483M (2009-11-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
30%
3 (30%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
3 (100%)

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