M&A Deal Summary

Zegona Communications Acquires Telecable de Asturias S.A.U.

On July 27, 2015, Zegona Communications acquired communications company Telecable de Asturias S.A.U. from The Carlyle Group for 640M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Zegona Communications’ 1st transaction in the Communications sector.
  • This is Zegona Communications’ 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Zegona Communications’ 1st transaction in Spain.
Investment Fate
  • Telecable de Asturias S.A.U. was divested to a consortium of strategic buyers in 2017 for 686M EUR.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-07-27
Target Telecable de Asturias S.A.U.
Sector Communications
Buyer(s) Zegona Communications
Sellers(s) The Carlyle Group
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 640M EUR

Target

Telecable de Asturias S.A.U.

Gijon, Spain
Telecable de Asturias S.A.U. offers cable broadcasting and telecommunication services. It provides cable transmission, mobile and landline communication, and broadband services.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Zegona Communications

London, United Kingdom

Category Company
Founded 2015
Sector Communications
Employees12
DESCRIPTION

Zegona Communications is an invester and operates businesses in the European Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT) sector. Zegona Communications was founded in 2015 and is based in London, United Kingdom.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Communications) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
Country (Spain) 1 of 1
Year (2015) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2017-05-16 Telecable de Asturias S.A.U.

Gijon, Spain

Telecable de Asturias S.A.U. offers cable broadcasting and telecommunication services. It provides cable transmission, mobile and landline communication, and broadband services.

Sell €686M

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

The Carlyle Group

Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1987
PE ASSETS 376.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION
Carlyle's corporate headquarters on Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, DC.
Carlyle's corporate headquarters on Pennsylvania Ave. in Washington, DC.

The Carlyle Group is a global investment firm that pursues private equity, credit, and real estate investments worldwide. Carlyle's private equity practice practice pursues buyouts, strategic minority equity investments, equity private placements, consolidations and buildups, and growth capital financings. With offices in 19 countries, Carlyle can easily target opportunities throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East/North Africa and Latin America. Broad sectors of interest include aerospace, defense, automotive and transportation, consumer, retail, energy and power, financial services, healthcare, industrial, infrastructure, technology services, business services, telecommunications and media. The Carlyle Group was formed in 1987 and is based in Washington DC.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 277 of 446
Sector (Communications) 17 of 19
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 120 of 187
Country (Spain) 5 of 8
Year (2015) 11 of 22
Size (of disclosed) 41 of 131
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