CUI Acquires Tectrol

Tualatin, Ore. – March 2, 2015 – CUI Inc and its parent company CUI Global, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUI), announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which CUI will acquire specific assets of the privately held Canadian equipment manufacturer Tectrol, Inc, a leading designer and manufacturer of standard and custom power solutions. Tectrol is a…

Silicon Labs Acquires Bluegiga

Austin, Tex. — Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leading provider of microcontroller, wireless connectivity, analog and sensor solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced the acquisition of Bluegiga Technologies Oy. A privately held company based in Espoo, Finland, Bluegiga is one of the fastest growing independent providers of short-range wireless connectivity solutions and software for the IoT.…

RF Industries Buys Comnet

San Diego, Calif. — RF INDUSTRIES, LTD. (NASDAQ: RFIL) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of East Brunswick, New Jersey-based Comnet Telecom Supply, Inc. (“Comnet”), a supplier of telecommunications and data products, for a total purchase price of $4,150,000, consisting of$3,050,000 in cash, and 252,381 shares of RFI’s common stock valued at $1,060,000.  Privately-owned Comnet had revenues of approximately $9.6…

Molex Acquires SDP Telecom

Lisle, Ill. – Molex Incorporated, a leading global interconnect and cable assembly provider, announced that it and certain of its affiliates have acquired SDP Telecom.  Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, SDP designs and manufactures RF/microwave solutions for the wireless communications industry. “Together, Molex and SDP will broaden our RF/Microwave product capabilities and create additional value for our customers…

CoorsTek Sensors Buys Pegasor

Grand Junction, Colo. — CoorsTek Sensors, the CoorsTek company that develops and deploys smart sensors across diverse markets to improve our environment, today announced that it had acquired sensor company Pegasor, Oy of Tampere, Finland.  Pegasor, founded in 2008, is recognized as one of Scandinavia’s most promising growth companies in the cleantech sector, based on its breakthrough…

Murata Completes Acquisition of Peregrine

Kyoto, Japan — Murata Electronics North America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., (TSE 6981) and Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation, founder of RF silicon on insulator (SOI) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, today announce that Murata has acquired all outstanding shares of Peregrine. The cash transaction paid the holders of Peregrine common shares $12.50 per…

Bourns Acquires Komatsulite

Riverside, Calif. – Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced today that it has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Komatsulite Mfg. Co., Ltd and its subsidiaries.  Komatsulite, headquartered in Osaka, Japan, is a leader in the field of safety devices for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.  Terms of the transaction were not…

EZchip Completes Acquisition of Tilera

Yokneam, Israel –EZchip Semiconductor Ltd. (NASDAQ:EZCH), a leader in high-performance processing solutions for networking, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Tilera Corporation, a privately-held US-based company that develops high-performance multi-core processors, intelligent network interface cards and white-box appliances for data-center networking equipment. The aggregate purchase price paid upon completion of the acquisition…

GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Acquire IBM’s Microelectronics Business

Armonk, N.Y. — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that they have signed a Definitive Agreement under which GLOBALFOUNDRIES plans to acquire IBM’s global commercial semiconductor technology business, including intellectual property, world-class technologists and technologies related to IBM Microelectronics, subject to completion of applicable regulatory reviews. GLOBALFOUNDRIES will also become IBM’s exclusive server processor semiconductor…