Applied Materials Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

SemiconductorsCompany

Applied Materials has acquired 19 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Applied Materials’ largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates for $4.9B. Applied Materials has acquired in 6 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include semiconductors (69%) and machinery (11%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity19
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5
  • M&A Advisors 2

Applied Materials

Applied Materials, Inc.

3050 Bowers Avenue, P.O. Box 58039,
Santa Clara, California 95052
United States,
(408) 727-5555
www.appliedmaterials.com

Applied Materials provides manufacturing equipment, services and software to the global semiconductor, flat panel display, solar photovoltaic (PV) and related industries. Applied’s customers include manufacturers of semiconductor wafers and chips, flat panel liquid crystal and other displays, solar PV cells and modules, and other electronic devices. Applied Materials was formed in 1967 and is based in Santa Clara, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 18 - - - 1 - 19
vol $8.9B $8.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Think Silicon S.A. 2020-05-04 - Add-on Acquisition
Patras Achaia, Greece · www.think-silicon.com
Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. 2011-05-04 4.9B USD Add-on Acquisition
Gloucester, Massachusetts · www.vsea.com
Semitool, Inc. 2009-11-17 364M USD Add-on Acquisition
Kalispell, Montana
Advent Solar, Inc. 2009-11-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Albuquerque, New Mexico · www.adventsolar.com
Baccini SpA 2007-11-19 330M USD Add-on Acquisition
Olmi di S.Biagio di C.ta, Italy
Brooks Software 2007-11-06 125M USD Divestiture
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
HCT Shaping Systems SA 2007-08-22 483M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cheseaux, Switzerland · www.hct.ch
Applied Films Corp. 2006-05-04 464M USD Add-on Acquisition
Longmont, Colorado
ATMI's Treatment Systems Business 2004-12-16 16M USD Divestiture
Danbury, Connecticut
Metron Technology, Inc. 2004-08-16 85M USD Add-on Acquisition
Santa Clara, California · www.metrontech.com.
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Semiconductors 13 (68%) 7.7B (86%) - -
Machinery 2 (11%) 480M (5%) - -
Software 2 (11%) 125M (1%) - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (5%) 110M (1%) - -
Technology Hardware 1 (5%) 483M (5%) - -
Total 19 $8.9B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 11 7.8B - -
  California 5 1.9B - -
  Massachusetts 2 5.0B - -
  Connecticut 1 16M - -
  Colorado 1 464M - -
  New Mexico 1 - - -
  Montana 1 364M - -
Israel 3 306M - -
Japan 2 - - -
Greece 1 - - -
Italy 1 330M - -
Switzerland 1 483M - -
Domestic 11 (58%) 7.8B (87%) - -
Cross-border 8 (42%) 1.1B (13%) - -
Total 19 $8.9B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Legal Deals
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 2 $6.7B
$100M to $1B 7 $2.1B
< $100M 3 $122M
TOTAL $8.9B
Largest Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.
$4.9B (2011-05-04)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
21%
4 (21%)
Strategic(s)
5%
1 (5%)

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