Advised H.I.G. Capital on the sale of AIRCOM International, a network design and optimisation software and solutions provider, to TEOCO Corporation
Arma Partners is pleased to announce that it acted as exclusive financial adviser to H.I.G. Capital on the sale of AIRCOM International, a network design and optimisation software and solutions provider, to TEOCO, which provides Assurance, Analytics and Optimisation solutions to Communications Service Providers (CSPs) worldwide. The combined company will serve a global customer base of over 300 communication service provider customers across more than 100 countries from its office locations in over 15 countries.
Established in 1995, AIRCOM is the market leader in mobile network planning, optimisation and mobile performance management. Headquartered in the UK with over 950 employees spread across 14 offices around the globe, AIRCOM’s solutions and expertise have translated into direct and measurable improvements for more than half of the world’s mobile operators and over 2 billion subscribers globally.
H.I.G. Capital, a global private investment firm with over $13 billion of capital under management, acquired AIRCOM in 2011 and supported the company to grow globally and provide a real end-to-end suite of solutions for the mobile telecoms industry.
The acquisition represents a strategic opportunity for TEOCO to sell, deliver, and support customers in each region of the world. Additionally, AIRCOM’s RAN (Radio Access Network) expertise provides insight into a valuable data source for TEOCO’s analytics solutions to understand and predict any subscriber’s behaviour, location and service experience.