Superior Essex

Superior Essex Overview

Founded 1954
Status Private
Employees 4,500
Latest Deal Type 2ndary - Open
Financing Rounds 2
Investments 8

Superior Essex General Information


Manufacturer and supplier of copper and fiber optic communications wire and cable products to telephone companies, distributors, and system integrators in North America, Europe, and China. The company offers copper cable, fiber optic cable, and composite cable that are used in outdoors for voice and data transmission to carry telephone, Internet, video on demand, and various communication services to homes and offices. Its portfolio includes premises wire and cable products that are used within homes and buildings to provide connectivity for telecommunications networks, local area networks, wide area networks, and switching structures. It also provides magnet wire and related products that are used in electrical motors, controls, switches, and other electronic devices with applications in automotives, appliances, pumps, multimedia, lighting, motors, and transformers. It also distributes related accessory products purchased from third parties to original equipment manufacturers and motor/transformer repair facilities. In addition, the company produces enamels that are used for internal consumption in the production of magnet wire and for sale to third parties. It also manufactures continuous-cast copper rod, which is the raw material used in the copper wire and cable industry. It offers copper rods for internal consumption and to third parties for various wire and cable applications.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Superior TeleCom, Superior Cable
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Fiberoptic Equipment
Other Industries
Connectivity Products
Primary Office
  • 6120 Powers Ferry Road
  • Suite 150
  • Atlanta, GA 30339
  • United States
+1 (770) 000-0000
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Superior Essex Valuation & Funding

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Superior Essex Competitors (7)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing
Nexans Corporation Paris, France 00000 00000000000
000000 0000 Corporation McKinney, TX 0000 00000000000
0000000 00000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Highland Heights, KY 0000 000000&0
000000000000 00000 Private Equity-Backed Vandalia, OH 000 00 000000
000 0000 & 00000 Private Equity-Backed Macedonia, OH 000 0000 000000000 0000

Superior Essex Executive Team (7)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Brian Kim Chief Executive Officer
Tracye Gilleland SVP, Finance & Controller

5 Former Executives

Superior Essex Investments & Acquisitions (8)

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Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
00000 00000000 000 14-Mar-2017 00000 0000000 Electrical Equipment
00000000 00000000 03-May-2011 000000000000000000 Distributors/Wholesale 00000 0000
00000 00000 06-Jul-2007 000000000000000000 000.00 Other Commercial Products 0000000 000000
00000 000000 27-Jun-2007 000000000 00000000 000.00
Nexans (Magnet Wire Business) 27-Apr-2007 Merger/Acquisition Electrical Equipment 0000000 000000

Superior Essex Subsidiaries (1)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
00000 000000 Compiègne, France 0000