Financial institutions

Analysys Mason has an extensive track record in telecoms and media finance, undertaking due diligence and business planning in support of:

  • debt and M&A transactions
  • network sharing agreements and network consolidation - valuations, synergies, M&A strategies
  • licensing processes on behalf of supporting and acquiring parties, as well as awarding parties
  • privatisations, supporting both governments and acquiring parties. 

Our assignments cover all sectors of the telecoms, media and technology (TMT)  market. We have a comprehensive knowledge of technologies, networks and operations, and a structured methodology, supported by rigorous research, ensures that we address all key issues. We meet tight deadlines and clients value our flexibility to adapt our work style to deal with specific issues and timescales.

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Evaluating an opportunity to invest in a transatlantic submarine cable

The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) asked Analysys Mason to conduct a commercial and technical due diligence of its investment in Aqua Comms, the owner and operator of Ireland's first dedicated subsea fibre-optic network connecting New York, Dublin and London

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  • M&A as a route to leadership in network performance monitoring

    The network performance monitoring (NPM) space hit a record number of transactions in 2016 and M&A momentum in NPM is expected to persist, as market leaders continue integrating and taking over specialist vendors. We have identified at least six areas for investigation by an investment decision maker.

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  • New submarine cable systems are presenting investment opportunities

    After a period of stagnation, submarine cable seems to be undergoing a resurgence of investment, with the requirement for new cables being driven by continued traffic increases and by significant changes in global international traffic make-up. 

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  • Mobile M&A in Europe: key considerations for investors’ valuations

    Following years of challenging market conditions and regulatory headwinds, investors are now able to press ahead with in-country consolidation of mobile operators in Europe. In this article, we use recent examples of mobile M&A deals to consider the main factors that drive valuation, as well as some of the associated challenges and risks when valuing mobile businesses prior to a merger.

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