Cirrus Logic Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Semiconductors Company

Cirrus Logic has acquired 11 companies. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

Cirrus Logic’s largest acquisition to date was in 2014, when it acquired Wolfson Microelectronics for $467M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2000, when it sold Ambient Technologies to Intel for $150M. Cirrus Logic has acquired in 5 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include semiconductors (40%) and information technology (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 5
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

Cirrus Logic, Inc.

800 West 6th Street,
Austin, Texas 78701
United States,
(512) 851-4000
www.cirrus.com

Cirrus Logic, Inc. is a supplier of high-precision analog and digital signal processing components for the audio and energy markets. Cirrus Logic was formed in 1984 and is based in Austin, Texas.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $630M $630M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 5 - - - - - 5
vol $176M $176M
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Wolfson Microelectronics Ltd 2014-08-21 467M USD Add-on Acquisition
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · www.wolfsonmicro.com
Acoustic Technologies, Inc. 2013-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Mesa, Arizona
Apex Microtechnology Corp. 2012-08-22 26M USD Divestiture
Tucson, Arizona · www.apexanalog.com
Apex Microtechnology Corp. 2007-07-12 42M USD Add-on Acquisition
Tucson, Arizona · www.apexanalog.com
Caretta Integrated Circuits Co. Ltd. 2007-01-03 11M USD Add-on Acquisition
Shanghai, China
Cirrus Logic, Inc. - Video Product Line Assets 2005-05-25 - Divestiture
Austin, California
Stream Machine Co. 2001-12-10 110M USD Add-on Acquisition
Milpitas, California · www.streammachine.com
LuxSonor Semiconductors, Inc. 2001-07-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Fremont, California
Peak Audio, Inc. 2001-04-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Boulder, Colorado · www.peakaudio.com
B&W Loudspeakers - PWM Technology Portfolio 2000-10-02 - Divestiture
North Reading, Massachusetts
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Semiconductors 4 (40%) 619M (98%) 3 (60%) 26M (15%)
Information Technology 2 (20%) - - -
Test/Measurement Equipment 2 (20%) 11M (2%) - -
Software 1 (10%) - 1 (20%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (10%) - - -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (20%) 150M (85%)
Total 10 $630M 5 $176M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 152M 5 176M
  California 2 110M 3 150M
  Arizona 2 42M 1 26M
  Colorado 2 - - -
  Texas 1 - 1 -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
China 1 11M - -
United Kingdom 1 467M - -
Domestic 8 (80%) 152M (24%) 5 (100%) 176M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (20%) 478M (76%) - -
Total 10 $630M 5 $176M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $577M
< $100M 2 $53M
TOTAL $630M
Largest Wolfson Microelectronics Ltd
$467M (2014-08-21)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $150M
< $100M 1 $26M
TOTAL $176M
Largest Ambient Technologies, Inc.
$150M (2000-02-10)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%
Divested to
PE Firm(s)
25%
1 25%
Strategic(s)
75%
3 75%

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