Tellabs Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Technology Hardware Company

Tellabs has acquired 4 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Tellabs’ largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired Advanced Fibre Communications for $1.9B. Tellabs has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include technology hardware (75%) and information technology (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Tellabs, Inc.

1415 West Diehl Road,
Naperville, Illinois 60563
United States,
(630) 798-8800

Tellabs is a supplier of networking solutions that help network operators boost revenue, reduce expenses, and optimize networks. Tellabs serves telecom service providers, independent operating companies, cable companies, enterprises, and governments. Tellabs was formed in 1974 and is based in Naperville, Illinois.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $3.1B $3.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
WiChorus, Inc. 2009-10-24 165M USD Add-on Acquisition
Santa Clara, California
Advanced Fibre Communications, Inc. 2004-05-20 1.9B USD Add-on Acquisition
Petaluma, California
Ocular Networks, Inc. 2001-12-03 355M USD Add-on Acquisition
Reston, Virginia
Coherent Communications Systems Corp. 1998-02-17 670M USD Merger
Leesburg, Virginia
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Technology Hardware 3 (75%) 2.9B (95%) - -
Information Technology 1 (25%) 165M (5%) - -
Total 4 $3.1B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 4 3.1B - -
  Virginia 2 1.0B - -
  California 2 2.1B - -
Total 4 $3.1B - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.9B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.2B
Largest Advanced Fibre Communications, Inc.
$1.9B (2004-05-20)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (25%)

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