ISLANDIA, N.Y. and NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- West Technology Group, LLC (formerly known as Intrado Corporation), a global leader in technology enabled services, and Stonepeak, a leading alternative investment firm specializing in infrastructure and real assets, have completed the previously announced sale of Intrado’s Safety business, a market-leading provider of critical public emergency telecommunications services, to Stonepeak for $2.4 billion.
The Intrado name and brand will transition with the Safety business; Intrado Corporation has rebranded its holding company to West Technology Group, LLC (“West”). “We are pleased to complete the sale of the Safety business to Stonepeak. We believe they are the right partners, as infrastructure investors, to help continue to grow and further the Safety business,” said John Shlonsky, President and Chief Executive Officer of West. “We are also excited about West’s future given the remaining assets of TeleVox, SchoolMessenger, Notified, and Mosaicx are all industry leaders in each market they serve.”
RBC Capital Markets acted as lead financial advisor to Intrado/West on the transaction. Intrado/West was also advised by LionTree. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP served as legal advisors to Intrado/West on the transaction.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett served as legal advisors to Stonepeak on the transaction.
About West Technology Group, LLC
West Technology Group, LLC (formerly Intrado Corporation) (“West”) is an innovative, cloud-based, global technology partner to clients around the world. Our solutions connect people and organizations at the right time and in the right ways, making those mission-critical connections more relevant, engaging, and actionable - turning Information to Insight.
West has sales and/or operations in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. West is controlled by affiliates of certain funds managed by Apollo Global Management, Inc. (NYSE: APO). For more information, please call 1-800-841-9000 or visit www.west.com.
Stonepeak is a leading alternative investment firm specializing in infrastructure and real assets with approximately $53.4 billion of assets under management. Through its investment in defensive, hard-asset businesses globally, Stonepeak aims to create value for its investors and portfolio companies, and to have a positive impact on the communities in which it operates. Stonepeak sponsors investment vehicles focused on private equity and credit. The firm provides capital, operational support, and committed partnership to sustainably grow investments in its target sectors, which include communications, energy transition, transport and logistics, and social infrastructure. Stonepeak is headquartered in New York with offices in Austin, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Singapore, and Sydney. For more information, please visit www.stonepeak.com.
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