Telstra Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

CommunicationsCompany

Telstra has acquired 17 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 6 assets.

Telstra’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Pacnet for $697M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2013, when it sold Hong Kong CSL to HKT Trust and HKT for $2.4B. Telstra has acquired in 1 US state, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include communications (24%) and information technology (24%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity23
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity6
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10

Telstra

Telstra Corporation Ltd.

242 Exhibition Street, Level 41,
Melbourne, VIC 3000
Australia,
+61 3 8647 4838
www.telstra.com.au

Telstra is a provider of telecommunications and information products and services through its Australian and offshore operations. TLS has a wide range of businesses namely fixed broadband, mobile, data and IP, network application & services (NAS), digital media and international. Telstra was founded in 1901 and is based in Melbourne, Australia.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 17 - - - - - 17
vol $967M $967M
Sell (0.4/yr) # 4 1 - 1 - - 6
vol $3.5B $3.5B
  23

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Telstra Corporation Ltd. - Data Center 2020-04-08 - Divestiture
Paya Lebar, Singapore
Ooyala, Inc. 2018-10-15 - Sold to Management
Mountain View, California · www.ooyala.com
Mobile Tracking and Data Pty Ltd. (MTData) 2017-11-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Mulgrave, Australia · www.mtdata.com.au
Company85 Ltd. 2017-06-05 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.company85.com
MSC Mobility Pty Ltd. 2016-07-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Sydney, Australia · www.mscmobility.com.au
Readify Ltd. 2016-07-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Docklands, Australia · www.readify.net
CBO Telecommunications - Mining Communications Technology Services 2016-06-23 - Divestiture
Banyo, Australia
Kloud 2016-01-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Melbourne, Australia · www.kloud.com.au
Dr Foster Intelligence, Ltd. 2015-03-27 - Add-on Acquisition
London,, United Kingdom · www.drfosterintelligence.co.uk
GlobeCast Australia Pty. Ltd. 2015-03-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Artarmon, Australia · www.globecast.com.au
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Communications 4 (24%) 697M (72%) 2 (33%) 3.0B (85%)
Information Technology 4 (24%) - 1 (17%) -
Information Services 3 (18%) - 1 (17%) 200M (6%)
Software 3 (18%) - - -
Digital Media 1 (6%) 270M (28%) 1 (17%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (6%) - - -
Media 1 (6%) - - -
Publishing - - 1 (17%) 323M (9%)
Total 17 $967M 6 $3.5B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Australia 10 - 2 523M
China 2 697M 1 2.4B
United Kingdom 2 - - -
United States 1 270M 1 -
  California 1 270M 1 -
Canada 1 - - -
  Nova Scotia 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
New Zealand - - 1 535M
Singapore - - 1 -
Domestic 10 (59%) - 2 (33%) 523M (15%)
Cross-border 7 (41%) 967M (100%) 4 (67%) 3.0B (85%)
Total 17 $967M 6 $3.5B

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $967M
TOTAL $967M
Largest Pacnet Ltd.
$697M (2014-12-23)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.4B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.1B
TOTAL $3.5B
Largest Hong Kong CSL Ltd.
$2.4B (2013-12-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
12%
2 (12%)
Strategic(s)
12%
2 (12%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
17%
1 (17%)
Strategic(s)
67%
4 (67%)

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