TELUS Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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TELUS has acquired 18 companies, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

TELUS’s largest acquisition to date was in 2000, when it acquired Clearnet Communications for $3.5B. TELUS has acquired in 1 US state, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (24%) and communications (18%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity17
    • M&A Buy Activity17
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

TELUS

TELUS Corp.

510 West Georgia Street 7th Floor,
Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 0M3
Canada,
(604) 697-8044
www.telus.com

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 based in Vancouver, Canada.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 12 2 2 - 1 - 17
vol $4.4B $67M $532M $275M $5.3B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  17

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Blacksmith Applications, Inc. 2021-11-08 275M USD Add-on Acquisition
Lawrence, Massachusetts · www.blacksmithapplications.com
Competence Call Center Holding GmbH 2019-12-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Vienna, Austria · www.yourccc.com
ADT Security Services Canada, Inc. 2019-10-01 532M CAD Divestiture
Mississauga, Ontario · www.adt.ca
Medisys Health Group, Inc. 2018-08-20 - Add-on Acquisition
Montreal, Quebec · www.medisyshealthgroup.com
AlarmForce Industries, Inc. 2018-01-05 67M USD Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.alarmforce.com
Nightingale Informatix Corp. 2016-07-14 14M USD Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.nightingalemd.ca
Groupe Enode, Inc. 2014-04-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Québec, Quebec · www.groupe-enode.com
Med Access, Inc. 2014-03-03 - Add-on Acquisition
Kelowna, British Columbia · www.med-access.net
Public Mobile, Inc. 2013-10-24 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.publicmobile.ca
Digital Wyzdom, Inc. 2013-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.digitalwyzdom.com
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
TELUS International, Inc.    - Lionbridge Technologies, Inc. 2020-11-06 5
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.telusinternational.com Waltham, Massachusetts · www.lionbridge.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 4 (24%) 763M (15%) - -
Communications 3 (18%) 3.6B (68%) - -
Internet Software and Services 3 (18%) 14M (< 1%) - -
Safety/Security 2 (12%) 599M (11%) - -
Software 2 (12%) 275M (5%) - -
Business Services 1 (6%) - - -
E-Commerce 1 (6%) 28M (1%) - -
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) - - -
Total 17 $5.3B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 15 5.0B - -
  Ontario 7 641M - -
  Quebec 5 763M - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
United States 1 275M - -
  Massachusetts 1 275M - -
Domestic 15 (88%) 5.0B (95%) - -
Cross-border 2 (12%) 275M (5%) - -
Total 17 $5.3B - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.5B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.6B
< $100M 4 $186M
TOTAL $5.3B
Largest Clearnet Communications, Inc.
$3.5B (2000-10-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
29%
5 (29%)
Strategic(s)
6%
1 (6%)

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