Superior Essex Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1954

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 4,500


  • Latest Deal Type
  • 2ndary - Private

  • Financing Rounds
  • 11

  • Investments
  • 8

Superior Essex General Information


Manufacturer and supplier of copper and fiber optic communications wire and cable products intended for the automotive, commercial, residential, industrial, energy and communications markets. The company offers various products including copper, fiber optic and composite cable, premises wire and other cable products as well as provides magnet wire and related products.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Superior TeleCom, Superior Cable
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Fiberoptic Equipment
Other Industries
Connectivity Products
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 5770 Powers Ferry Road Northwest
  • Suite 400
  • Atlanta, GA 30327
  • United States
+1 (770) 000-0000

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Superior Essex Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Superior Essex Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Manufacturer and supplier of copper and fiber optic communications wire and cable products intended for the automotive,
Fiberoptic Equipment
Atlanta, GA
4,500 As of 2007
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Paris, France
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Superior Essex Competitors (17)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Nexans Hellas Corporation Athens, Greece
Nexans Corporation Paris, France 00000 00.000 000000000 00.000
Encore Wire Corporation McKinney, TX 0000 000000&0
Prysmian Formerly PE-Backed Milan, Italy 00000 00.000 000000000 00.000
Dacon Systems Corporation Corona, CA
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Superior Essex Patents

Superior Essex Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-11454775-B1 Methods for forming cables with shapeable strength members Active 24-Feb-2021 00000000000 0
US-11373783-B1 Hybrid cables for use with sensitive detectors Active 05-Feb-2021 00000000 0
US-20220223318-A1 Twisted pair communication cables with integrating pulling elements Inactive 12-Jan-2021 0000000000 0
US-20220223319-A1 Twisted pair communication cables with additional conductive wires Inactive 12-Jan-2021 00000000 0
US-20220373752-A1 Tight buffered optical fibers that resist shrinkage Inactive 27-Oct-2020 G02B6/4416 0
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Superior Essex Executive Team (16)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Daniel Choi Ph.D President & Chief Executive Officer
Yun Kang Chief Financial Officer
Sammy Kim Chief Strategy Officer
Linda Skorb Chief Human Resources Officer & Senior Vice President
Manish Kumar Chief Information Officer
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Superior Essex Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Superior Essex Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Superior Essex Investments & Acquisitions (8)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Lacroix + Kress 07-Mar-2023 0000000000 Industrial Supplies and Parts
American Furukawa (Winding Wire Distribution Business) 03-May-2011 0000000000 Distributors/Wholesale 0. 00000
Essex Italy 06-Jul-2007 0000000000 000.00 Industrial Supplies and Parts 0000000 0
Essex Europe 27-Jun-2007 000000000 000.00 Other Commercial Products
Nexans (Magnet Wire Business) 27-Apr-2007 Merger/Acquisition Electrical Equipment 0000000 0
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Superior Essex Subsidiaries (2)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Lacroix + Kress Industrial Supplies and Parts Bramsche, Germany 1945
Essex Group Consulting Services (B2B)
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Superior Essex FAQs

  • When was Superior Essex founded?

    Superior Essex was founded in 1954.

  • Who is the CEO of Superior Essex?

    Daniel Choi Ph.D is the CEO of Superior Essex.

  • Where is Superior Essex headquartered?

    Superior Essex is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

  • What is the size of Superior Essex?

    Superior Essex has 4,500 total employees.

  • What industry is Superior Essex in?

    Superior Essex’s primary industry is Fiberoptic Equipment.

  • Is Superior Essex a private or public company?

    Superior Essex is a Private company.

  • What is Superior Essex’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Superior Essex is 000000.

  • How much funding has Superior Essex raised over time?

    Superior Essex has raised $350M.

  • Who are Superior Essex’s investors?

    Apollo Global Management and Spell Capital Partners have invested in Superior Essex.

  • Who are Superior Essex’s competitors?

    Nexans Hellas, Nexans, Encore Wire, Prysmian, and Dacon Systems are some of the 17 competitors of Superior Essex.

  • When was Superior Essex acquired?

    Superior Essex was acquired on 01-May-2023.

  • Who acquired Superior Essex?

    Superior Essex was acquired by LS Cable & System (Korea).

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