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U.S. Telecommunications gear maker Commscope is nearing a deal to purchase complementary Telecom gear supplier, Arris, for greater than $31 a share, CNBC reported, citing sources.

The report mentioned that the transaction would greater than double the scale of CommScope, whose market capitalization is $4.eight billion.

Arris has a market worth of about $4.5 billion, and at $31 per share, Arris would have an fairness valuation of $5.6 billion, plus about $1.6 billion in internet debt, the report added.

Arris makes modems and set-top bins utilized by cable and satellite tv for pc tv firms. In 2016, it acquired British rival Pace PLC for $2.1 billion, and included itself in Britain in a deal structured as a company tax inversion.

Last 12 months, Arris additionally acquired Brocade Communications Systems Inc’s networking gear enterprise for $800 million.

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