Syniverse is a company providing technology and business services for telecommunications companies as well as a variety of other multinational enterprises. It offers consumer mobile marketing and customer experience services, mobile network operator solutions, IoT and wireless services, mobile security solutions, and outsourcing and consulting services.

Employee Rating

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyThe Carlyle Group
HQTampa, FL, US
Founded1987
Websitesyniverse.com
Cybersecurity ratingCMore
Syniverse was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Tampa, FL, US

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Key People/Management at Syniverse

Andrew Davies

Andrew Davies

Chief Executive Officer, Director
Laura E. Binion

Laura E. Binion

General Counsel and Senior Vice President
John McRae

John McRae

President, Carrier
Chris Rivera

Chris Rivera

President, Enterprise
Phil Celestini

Phil Celestini

Chief Security and Risk Officer
Simeon Irvine

Simeon Irvine

Chief Financial Officer
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Syniverse Office Locations

Syniverse has offices in Tampa, Buenos Aires, Beijing, San José and in 12 other locations
Tampa, FL, US (HQ)
8125 Highwoods Palm Way
Buenos Aires, AR
Bartolomé Cruz 1818 - Floor 8 Vicente Lopez
Beijing, CN
20th floor, Jinyu Mansion No.129 Xuanwumen West Street Xicheng District
Beijing, CN
Xuan Wu Men Xi Da Jie, Xicheng Qu
San José, CR
Avenida Escazú Edificio 202, 5to Piso
Bonn, DE
242 Königswinterer Str.
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Syniverse Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

1987

Total Funding

$27.5 m
In total, Syniverse had raised $27.5 m. Syniverse is a subsidiary of The Carlyle Group

Syniverse Revenue

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Syniverse's revenue was reported to be $793.51 m in FY, 2017 which is a 1.5% increase from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

781.9m793.5m

Revenue growth, %

1%

Cost of goods sold

355.4m349.7m

Gross profit

426.5m443.8m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

185.8m194.5m207.0m188.7m190.8m202.7m

Cost of goods sold

86.0m88.5m90.5m83.4m85.5m90.6m

Gross profit

99.8m106.0m116.5m105.2m105.3m112.1m

Gross profit Margin, %

54%55%56%56%55%55%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

136.2m127.7m

Accounts Receivable

166.1m168.1m

Prepaid Expenses

28.4m23.2m

Current Assets

339.0m323.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

95.8m102.9m121.3m84.8m81.1m75.7m

Accounts Receivable

166.4m166.9m172.3m168.1m163.3m168.3m

Prepaid Expenses

27.1m32.0m28.5m24.0m26.2m30.6m

Current Assets

296.5m308.3m328.7m281.2m275.1m279.3m
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(65.2m)(20.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

208.1m194.6m

Accounts Payable

(19.8m)(10.3m)

Cash From Operating Activities

136.1m145.9m
USDFY, 2016

Debt/Equity

2.2 x

Debt/Assets

0.6 x

Financial Leverage

3.5 x
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Syniverse Operating Metrics

Oct, 2019

Connected Devices

7 b

Countries

35

Data Centers

39

Messages Delivered Monthly

60 b
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Syniverse Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
AicentMay 13, 2014
MachJuly 01, 2013
BrienceJuly 23, 2003

Syniverse Revenue Breakdown

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Syniverse revenue breakdown by business segment: 20.1% from Enterprise & Intelligence Solutions and 79.9% from Mobile Transaction Services

Syniverse revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 58.5% from North America, 18.1% from Europe, Middle East and Africa, 15.7% from Asia Pacific and 7.7% from Caribbean and Latin America

Syniverse Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

76/100

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Syniverse Online and Social Media Presence

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Syniverse Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    41/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    40/100

  • Compensation

    F

    41/100

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Syniverse News and Updates

Carlyle-Backed Syniverse Set to Merge With M3-Brigade SPAC

Carlyle-Backed Syniverse Set to Merge With M3-Brigade SPAC

Carlyle-Backed Syniverse Is in M3-Brigade SPAC Merger Talks

Carlyle-Backed Syniverse Is in M3-Brigade SPAC Merger Talks

Twilio to become minority owner in Syniverse Technologies with $750M investment

Syniverse Technologies, a company that helps mobile providers move communications across public and private networks, announced an extensive partnership with Twilio this morning. Under the agreement, Twilio is investing up to $750 million to become a minority owner in the company. The idea behind th…

By 2025, A2P SMS Market is Reaching 4.4% of CAGR with Top Industry Players - Messaging GmBH, AANAM Technologies, Twilio Inc., CLX Communications AB, Infobip Ltd., Syniverse Technologies

According to The Insight Partners market research study titled 'A2P SMS Market to 2025 - Global Analysis and Forecasts by type (cloud API messaging platform, traditional & managed messaging services), application (pushed content services, interactive services, promotional campaigns, CRM services…

Syniverse and IBM Complete Successful Blockchain Solution Pilot with Orange Group and MTS

TAMPA, Fla., and ARMONK, N.Y. – May 7, 2019 – Syniverse and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have joined forces to help advance the next generation of mobile roaming solutions with a pilot program that uses open-source blockchain technology to instantly validate new wholesale billing and charging processes for clear…

Revenue Management System 2018 Global Market Key Players - Microsoft, IDeaS Revenue Solutions, Amdocs, Comverse, Syniverse Technologies, Alcatel-Lucent, Oracle.....

Revenue Management System – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis of Top Key Players and Forecast to 2025 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday
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Syniverse Blogs

Syniverse Launches a Feature-Rich Portal Experience

Syniverse is proud to announce the first release of our enhanced customer portal experience, Symphony. Our teams have been tirelessly conducting research, meeting with customers, and reimagining the core aspects of the portal framework to create a new foundation for how our customers interact and en…

A Bold Step Forward for Our Customers

As the world’s most connected company, Syniverse has a diverse and dedicated customer base. Our teams at every level within the organization have established collaborative partnerships through each stage of the customer relationship, ultimately working to deliver rapid response and solutions to the …

Employee Notifications and Covid Protocol Awareness

There is no denying the last year has changed the way we live, work, and communicate. Simple tasks like meeting for a coffee or talking around the watercooler were lost, fragmenting the very communication that often holds organizations together. While there are still enormous losses worldwide, upwar…

A Roaming Tsunami Is Coming. Will Your Business be ready?

The impact of the global pandemic has hit everyone very hard. No matter how big or small, the entire telecom industry was impacted. With no one traveling, the wholesale and retail roaming of the telecommunications providers suffered most of all. During the pandemic, telecommunication providers had t…

Banking Platform as a Service (BPaaS)

Historically, enterprise consumers have had to work two separate tracks when making financial decisions associated with their purchasing desires. These tracks are most often intertwined.  For example, if a customer wants a loan for an automobile, they must first secure a loan for what they believe t…

Mobile Operators Driving Revenue from Rural IoT

With the growing adoption of IoT, connected devices and connected things have penetrated every aspect of people’s lives, from health and fitness, home automation, automotive and logistics, to smart cities and industrial IoT. It is only logical that IoT, connected devices, and automation would find i…
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Syniverse Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Syniverse founded?

    Syniverse was founded in 1987.

  • Who are Syniverse key executives?

    Syniverse's key executives are Andrew Davies, Laura E. Binion and John McRae.

  • How many employees does Syniverse have?

    Syniverse has 1,828 employees.

  • What is Syniverse revenue?

    Latest Syniverse annual revenue is $793.5 m.

  • What is Syniverse revenue per employee?

    Latest Syniverse revenue per employee is $434.1 k.

  • Who are Syniverse competitors?

    Competitors of Syniverse include Tealium, Mobileum and FICO.

  • Where is Syniverse headquarters?

    Syniverse headquarters is located at 8125 Highwoods Palm Way, Tampa.

  • Where are Syniverse offices?

    Syniverse has offices in Tampa, Buenos Aires, Beijing, San José and in 12 other locations.

  • How many offices does Syniverse have?

    Syniverse has 18 offices.