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February 14, 2016 8:37 AM ET

Electronic Equipment, Instruments and Components

Company Overview of Brightstar Corp.

Company Overview

Brightstar Corp., a specialized wireless distributor, delivers wireless products and services to wireless device manufacturers and retailers, mobile network operators, and enterprise customers worldwide. The company offers global distribution services in the areas of channel management, product development, logistics, marketing, and manufacturing services. It also offers supply chain, device insurance and protection, buyback and trade-in, omnichannel, financial, and mobile digital solutions; and distributes mobile accessories. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Miami, Florida with locations in the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, a...

9725 NW 117th Avenue

Suite 300

Miami, FL 33178

United States

Founded in 1997

3,600 Employees

Phone:

305-421-6000

Fax:

305-513-3959

Key Executives for Brightstar Corp.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 47
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Executive Officer of Softbank C&S and President of Softbank C&S
Age: 59
Director and President of Brightstar Financial Services
Age: 54
President of Latin American Region
Age: 48
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Brightstar Corp. Key Developments

Vocera and Brightstar Collaborate to Deliver Mobile iOS Healthcare Communication Solutions

Brightstar Corp. and Vocera Communications announced a collaboration to deliver iOS bundled solutions for secure voice, text messaging and access to critical data to the healthcare market. This engagement will provide Vocera customers with a unique set of solutions featuring iOS devices paired with best-in-class accessories to help meet the demands of the healthcare environment. Hospitals and health systems will also be better enabled to consolidate purchases to reduce operational costs. In addition to the healthcare industry, Brightstar provides enterprise solutions and device lifecycle management for a wide range of domestic and multinational customers requiring anything from hundreds of devices to tens of thousands of devices per year.

Brightstar Corp. Announces Early Redemption of Senior Notes

Brightstar Corp. notified the trustee of its 9.50% and 7.25% Senior Notes due in 2016 and 2018, respectively, that it will redeem all of the outstanding Notes on or about December 11, 2015.

Ooredoo Group and Brightstar Corp. Sign Strategic Agreement

Ooredoo has announced a new agreement with Brightstar Corp. the two companies work together on end-to-end supply chain management across its footprint, bringing the latest and best mobile technology to Ooredoo's markets. Under the strategic agreement, Brightstar will provide support in a range of areas, including procuring the latest mobile devices, forecasting, channel management and distribution, offering accessories, mobile digital solutions, device insurance and protection solutions. The agreement will enhance Ooredoo's strategic focus on the mobile sector, particularly as the company looks to expand the range of wearable technology available for customers, and enrich their digital lifestyles. Smartphone penetration and access to affordable devices are key issues across many of Ooredoo's markets.

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