M&A Deal Summary

TELUS Acquires ADT Canada

On October 1, 2019, TELUS acquired safety/security company ADT Canada from ADT for 700M CAD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is TELUS’s 2nd transaction in the Safety/Security sector.
  • This is TELUS’s 3rd largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is TELUS’s 15th transaction in Canada.
  • This is TELUS’s 7th transaction in Ontario.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2019-10-01
Target ADT Canada
Sector Safety/Security
Buyer(s) TELUS
Sellers(s) ADT
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 700M CAD

Target

ADT Canada

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
website
ADT Canada is a Canadian provider of security and automation solutions serving residential and business customers, with approximately 500,000 customers and approximately 1,000 team members across the country.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

TELUS

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

website


Category Company
Founded 1993
Sector Communications
Employees106,400
Revenue 20.0B CAD (2023)
DESCRIPTION

Telus is a Canadian telecommunications company that provides a range of telecommunications products and services including internet access, voice, entertainment, healthcare, video, and satellite television. TELUS was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 15 of 19
Sector (Safety/Security) 2 of 2
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (Ontario) 7 of 9
Country (Canada) 15 of 17
Year (2019) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 3 of 9
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2018-08-20 Medisys Health Group

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Medisys Health Group, Inc. is a provider of executive and occupational healthcare services to individuals and corporations. Medisys Health Group was founded in 1987 and is based in Montreal, Quebec.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-12-04 CCC

Vienna, Austria

CCC provides customers with care and BPO solutions with 18 locations in eight countries. The company draws on 19 years of experience in handling incoming calls, outgoing campaigns, written customer communication via e-mail, chat, and social media, as well as back-office activities. CCC was founded in 1998 and is based in Vienna, Austria.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

ADT

Boca Raton, Florida, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1874
Sector Safety/Security
Employees22,000
Revenue 6.4B USD (2022)
DESCRIPTION
ADT's corporate headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida.
ADT's corporate headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida.

ADT is a provider of security and automation solutions for homes and businesses in the United States and Canada. ADT's broad and pioneering set of products and services, including ADT Pulse® interactive home and business solutions, and health services, meet a range of customer needs for today’s active and increasingly mobile lifestyles. ADT was incorporated in 1874 and is based in Boca Raton, Florida.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 3
Sector (Safety/Security) 1 of 2
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 3
State (Ontario) 1 of 1
Country (Canada) 1 of 1
Year (2019) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-09-11 Systems Group

Denver, Colorado, United States

Systems Group is one of the largest providers of commercial fire alarm detection, installation, inspection, and maintenance services in Colorado. Systems Group specializes in the professional installation and service of integrated fire alarm, fire sprinkler, distributed antenna systems (DAS), and mass notification systems for some of the most recognizable commercial and industrial clients in the Rocky Mountain region.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-10-17 I-View Now

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

I-View Now is a video alarm verification service. I-View Now’s verification technology helps reduce false alarms and optimize priority response from emergency services.

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