TELUS - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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TELUS M&A Summary

TELUS has acquired 21 companies, including 6 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 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 (22%) and communications (16%).

TELUS Business Overview

Where is TELUS headquartered?

TELUS is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.

What is TELUS’s revenue?

TELUS disclosed revenue of 18,292M CAD for 2022 and 16,838M CAD for 2021.

How many employees does TELUS have?

TELUS has 78,100 employees.

What sector is TELUS in?

TELUS is a communications company.

When was TELUS founded?

TELUS was founded in 1993.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity19
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 9
  • M&A Advisors 3

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 ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 16 1 1 1 - - 19
vol $5.0B $275M $2.2B $7.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
LifeWorks, Inc. 2022-06-16 2.2B CAD Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.lifeworks.com
Blacksmith Applications, Inc. 2021-11-08 275M USD Add-on Acquisition
Lawrence, Massachusetts · www.blacksmithapplications.com
Mobile Service Center Canada Ltd. 2020-07-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Ottawa, Ontario · www.mobileklinik.ca
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
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
TELUS International, Inc.    - WillowTree LLC 2022-10-27 7
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.telusinternational.com Charlottesville, Virginia · www.willowtreeapps.com
LifeWorks, Inc. 2022-06-16 Benestar Group Pty Ltd. 2022-08-11 1
Toronto, Ontario · www.lifeworks.com Sydney, Australia · www.benestar.com
TELUS International, Inc.    - AFS Technologies, Inc. 2020-11-12 6
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.telusinternational.com Phoenix, Arizona · www.afsi.com
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 (21%) 763M (10%) - -
Communications 3 (16%) 3.6B (48%) - -
Internet Software and Services 3 (16%) 14M (< 1%) - -
Business Services 2 (11%) - - -
Safety/Security 2 (11%) 599M (8%) - -
Software 2 (11%) 275M (4%) - -
Consumer Services 1 (5%) 2.2B (30%) - -
E-Commerce 1 (5%) 28M (< 1%) - -
Healthcare Services 1 (5%) - - -
Total 19 $7.5B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Canada 17 7.2B - -
  Ontario 9 2.8B - -
  Quebec 5 763M - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
Austria 1 - - -
United States 1 275M - -
  Massachusetts 1 275M - -
Domestic 17 (89%) 7.2B (96%) - -
Cross-border 2 (11%) 275M (4%) - -
Total 19 $7.5B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
CIBC Capital Markets
1
Legal Deals
Stikeman Elliott LLP
1
Clifford Chance
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $5.7B
$100M to $1B 3 $1.6B
< $100M 4 $186M
TOTAL $7.5B
Largest Clearnet Communications, Inc.
$3.5B (2000-10-20)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
32%
6 (32%)
Strategic(s)
5%
1 (5%)

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