M&A Deal Summary

Technicolor Acquires Cisco Systems - Customer Premises Equipment Business

On July 23, 2015, Technicolor acquired technology hardware company Cisco Systems - Customer Premises Equipment Business from Cisco Systems for 600M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Technicolor’s 1st transaction in the Technology Hardware sector.
  • This is Technicolor’s largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Technicolor’s 5th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Technicolor’s 4th transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-07-23
Target Cisco Systems - Customer Premises Equipment Business
Sector Technology Hardware
Buyer(s) Technicolor
Sellers(s) Cisco Systems
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 600M USD

Target

Cisco Systems - Customer Premises Equipment Business

California, United States
Cisco Systems - Customer Premises Equipment Business is a producer of set-top boxes that takes digital signals and converts them to video.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Technicolor

Paris, France

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Category Company
Founded 1985
Sector Media
Employees11,228
Revenue 3.0B EUR (2020)
DESCRIPTION

Technicolor is a provider in digital media technology. Technicolor provides movie film processor, servicing all segments of the motion picture and television industries. Technicolor was founded in 1985 and is based in Paris, France.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 10 of 11
Sector (Technology Hardware) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 2 of 2
State (California) 4 of 4
Country (United States) 5 of 5
Year (2015) 4 of 5
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-07-01 IZ-ON Media

San Francisco, California, United States

IZ-ON Media LLC is a specializing in in-store shopper marketing solutions that activate shoppers along the path to purchase right up to the point of sale.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-09-15 The Mill

London, United Kingdom

The Mill Ltd. is the U.K. and U.S. based advertising visual effects group.

Buy $293M

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Cisco Systems

San Jose, California, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1984
Sector Technology Hardware
Employees77,500
Revenue 49.8B USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to Cisco's corporate campus in San Jose, California.
Entrance to Cisco's corporate campus in San Jose, California.

Cisco Systems designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology (IT) industry and provides services associated with these products and their use. Cisco provides a broad line of products for transporting data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world. The Company's products are designed to transform how people connect, communicate, and collaborate, and are installed at enterprise businesses, public institutions, telecommunications companies and other service providers, commercial businesses, and personal residences. Cisco was formed in 1984 and is based in San Jose, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 7
Sector (Technology Hardware) 2 of 2
Type (Divestiture) 3 of 6
State (California) 3 of 4
Country (United States) 3 of 5
Year (2015) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-07-07 MaintenanceNet

Carlsbad, California, United States

MaintenanceNet provides a cloud-based software platform that uses data analytics and automation to manage and scale attach and renewals of recurring customer contracts.

Buy $139M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-08-06 Pawaa Software Pvt.

Bengaluru, India

Pawaa Software Pvt. Ltd. is a security software company that focuses on file and document security.

Buy -