Mitel and Avaya – As the Rumor Mill Turns

The rumor du jour is that privately-held Mitel is looking to acquire publicly-held Avaya in a stock transaction valued at $2.2 – $2.4 billion.

Whether you think this rumor is just a rumor or based in fact, we do know that Mitel is a keen acquirer – acquisitions are part of Mitel’s DNA, and other rumors have talked about Avaya’s interest in being acquired.

This research note provides historical information about these two companies, and our opinions and commentary on this potential acquisition / merger.