Sierra Wireless’ Acquisition of Numerex Corp.


Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer advised Numerex Corp. (Numerex), an enterprise solutions provider enabling the Internet of Things (IoT), on its sale to Sierra Wireless, Inc. (Sierra), a global device-to-cloud solutions provider. The transaction closed on December 7, 2017.

Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Numerex provides software and services through integrated platforms across the globe. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Sierra, Numerex contributes its established customer base, proven technologies, and recurring revenue scale to enhance Sierra’s global leadership in IoT services.

The Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer team included Corporate and Finance partners Richard Baltz (Picture), Edward Deibert, and counsel Stephanie Nygard; Tax partner Carey Smith and associate Joel Deuth; Telecommunications partner Scott Feira; Antitrust partner Michael B. Bernstein, counsel Justin Hedge, and associate Dylan Young; and Securities Enforcement and Litigation partner John Freedman.

Involved fees earner: Richard Baltz – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Edward Deibert – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Stephanie Nygard – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Carey Smith – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Joel Deuth – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Scott Feira – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Michael Bernstein – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Justin Hedge – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; Dylan Young – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP; John Freedman – Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP;

Law Firms: Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP;

Clients: Numerex Corp.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti