M&A Deal Summary

Advantest Acquires Verigy

On March 28, 2011, Advantest Corp. acquired test/measurement equipment company Verigy, Ltd. for 1.1B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Advantest’s 1st transaction in the Test/Measurement Equipment sector.
  • This is Advantest’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Advantest’s 1st transaction in Singapore.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2011-03-28
Target Verigy, Ltd.
Sector Test/Measurement Equipment
Buyer(s) Advantest Corp.
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 1.1B USD

Target

Verigy, Ltd.

Singapore, Singapore
website
Verigy Ltd. is a designer, developer, manufacturer, and seller of test systems and solutions for the semiconductor industry primarily in North America, Europe, and Asia.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Advantest Corp.

Tokyo, Japan

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Category Company
SectorTest/Measurement Equipment
DESCRIPTION

Advantest is a producer of automatic test equipment (ATE) for the semiconductor industry and a premier manufacturer of measuring instruments used in the design and production of electronic instruments and systems.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 2
Sector (Test/Measurement Equipment) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 2
Country (Singapore) 1 of 1
Year (2011) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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