M&A Deal Summary

Atheros Communications Acquires u-NAV Microelectronics

On December 14, 2007, Atheros Communications acquired semiconductors company u-NAV Microelectronics

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Atheros Communications’ 1st transaction in the Semiconductors sector.
  • This is Atheros Communications’ 1st transaction in the United States.
  • This is Atheros Communications’ 1st transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2007-12-14
Target u-NAV Microelectronics
Sector Semiconductors
Buyer(s) Atheros Communications
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

u-NAV Microelectronics

Irvine, California, United States
u-NAV Microelectronics Corp. is a manufacturer of semiconductor equipment.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Atheros Communications

San Jose, California, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1998
Sector Semiconductors
Employees1,778
DESCRIPTION

Atheros Communications, Inc. is a developer of semiconductor system solutions for wireless communications products. Atheros combines its wireless systems expertise with high-performance radio frequency (RF), mixed signal and digital semiconductor design skills to provide highly integrated chipsets that are manufacturable on low-cost, standard complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) processes.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 4
Sector (Semiconductors) 1 of 3
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 4
State (California) 1 of 3
Country (United States) 1 of 4
Year (2007) 1 of 1
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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