M&A Deal Summary

Cohu Acquires Unisys - Assets

On March 20, 2006, Cohu acquired semiconductors company Unisys - Assets from Unisys for 8M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Cohu’s 2nd transaction in the Semiconductors sector.
  • This is Cohu’s 5th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Cohu’s 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Cohu’s 1st transaction in Pennsylvania.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2006-03-20
Target Unisys - Assets
Sector Semiconductors
Buyer(s) Cohu
Sellers(s) Unisys
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 8M USD

Target

Unisys - Assets

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States
Unisys Corp. - Assets includes intellectual property, certain semiconductor burn-in products and other assets It's patents and technology enable precise temperature control and heat dissipation during test and burn-in of high-speed, high-power ICs, such as microprocessors.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Cohu

Poway, California, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1947
SectorTest/Measurement Equipment
Employees3,075
Revenue 887M USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION

Cohu is a provider of test handling, thermal subsystems, package inspection, contactors and MEMS test equipment solutions used by the semiconductor industry. Cohu was founded in 1947 and is based in Poway, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 7
Sector (Semiconductors) 2 of 4
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 3
State (Pennsylvania) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 4
Year (2006) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 5 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1984-01-01 BMS

Poway, California, United States

BMS is a provider of COFDM technology for real-time long range wireless video and data links. BMS offers a broad range of components and systems, including transmitters, receivers, and tracking antenna systems, developed for law enforcement, unmanned aerial vehicles, and government surveillance applications and the broadcast industry.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2008-12-08 Rasco

Kolbermoor, Germany

Rasco GmbH develops, manufactures, and sells high speed integrated circuit (IC) test handlers.

Buy $80M

Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Unisys

Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1886
SectorInformation Technology
Employees17,200
Revenue 2.0B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
Unisys facility in Roseville, Minnesota.
Unisys facility in Roseville, Minnesota.

Unisys is a global information technology company. Unisys provides a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology in helping clients operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. Unisys was founded in 1886 and is based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 8
Sector (Semiconductors) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 7
State (Pennsylvania) 1 of 3
Country (United States) 2 of 8
Year (2006) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 4 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1997-05-12 MAXIMIS

United States

MAXIMIS is a real-time, intranet-enabled investment accounting application with comprehensive support for domestic and international securities trading.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2006-11-27 Unisys Media

United States

Unisys Media develops software that automates news production, wire-service management and digital-asset management.

Sell -