MACOM to Acquire AppliedMicro

MACOM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc.  (NASDAQ: MTSI) (“MACOM”), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (NASDAQ:AMCC) (“AppliedMicro”), a global leader in Connectivity and Computing solutions for next-generation cloud infrastructure and Data Centers, for approximately…

Samsung Electronics to Acquire Harman

Samsung Electronics and Harman International Industries, Incorporated today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Samsung will acquire HARMAN for $112.00 per share in cash, or total equity value of approximately $8.0 billion.  Upon closing, the transaction will immediately give Samsung a significant presence in the large and rapidly growing market…

Bourns Acquires Assets from Transtek

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has acquired specified assets used for the production and sale of the Transtek brand of magnetics products. The portfolio of Transtek magnetic components acquired by Bourns includes custom transformers, inductors and coils for a variety of applications such as electrical isolation…

Avnet’s Fay: Premier Farnell Builds on a ‘Solutions’ Ecosystem

Avnet Inc. says its acquisition of U.K.-based distributor Premier Farnell will help the company accelerate its digital transformation and make it a more critical partner to customers through the provision of a wider range of design engineering and supply chain solutions to move them swiftly and seamlessly from the idea and product conception stages to…

Private Equity Firm to Buy Lattice Semiconductor for $1.3B

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) (“Lattice” or the “Company”) and Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, Inc. (“Canyon Bridge”) today announced that the Company and Canyon Bridge Acquisition Company, Inc. (“Parent”), an affiliate of Canyon Bridge, have signed a definitive agreement under which Parent will acquire all outstanding shares of Lattice for approximately $1.3 billion inclusive of Lattice’s net debt, or $8.30 per share in cash. This…

Murata to Acquire IPDiA

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., (“Murata”)  and IPDiA S.A.(“IPDiA”) today announced that Murata Electronics Europe B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Murata is about to acquire  IPDiA, a 3D silicon capacitor technology pioneer headquartered in France, and IPDiA will become a subsidiary of Murata. The transaction is expected to close before the end of October. This acquisition…

X-FAB to Acquire Assets of Altis Semiconductor

X-FAB Silicon Foundries has today announced that it will acquire the assets of Altis Semiconductor, a specialty stand-alone foundry located in the Greater Paris area, out of insolvency proceedings. With both companies serving complementary markets and applications, this acquisition enriches X-FAB’s offering. It roughly doubles the company’s 8-inch capacity to meet the growing demand for…

Bourns Offers First Lines of Murata Trimmers

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, has completed the first phase of the transition of Murata® trimmer products. Bourns announced earlier this year that it would acquire specific assets of Murata’s product line. To ease the conversion to Bourns-manufactured replacement products, Murata granted Bourns permission to continue to use its original part…

Renesas to Acquire Intersil for $3.2B

Renesas Electronics Corporation (“Renesas”, TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and Intersil Corporation (“Intersil”, NASDAQ:ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced they have signed a definitive agreement for Renesas to acquire Intersil for US$22.50 per share in cash, representing an aggregate equity value of approximately US$3.2 billion…