Finisar Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Technology Hardware Company

Finisar has acquired 4 companies of its own. It has also divested 1 asset.

Finisar’s largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired Infineon’ Fiber Optics Business for $263M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2009, when it sold Finisar - Network Tools Business to VIAVI Solutions for $41M. Finisar has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include technology hardware (50%) and communications (25%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity5
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Finisar Corp.

1389 Moffett Park Drive,
Sunnyvale, California 94089
United States,
(408) 548-1000
www.finisar.com

Finisar Corp. is a communications systems company that specializes in components, subsystems, network products, and instrumentation for high-speed fiber optic data transmission. Finisar Corp. was formed in 1987 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $313M $313M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $41M $41M
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Finisar - Network Tools Business 2009-07-16 41M USD Divestiture
Sunnyvale, California
Optium Corp. 2008-08-29 - Merger
Horsham, Pennsylvania
Kodeos Communications Inc. 2007-04-11 - Add-on Acquisition
South Plainfield,, New Jersey
Infineon Fiber Optic Transceiver Business 2005-01-25 50M USD Divestiture
Berlin, Germany
Infineon’ Fiber Optics Business 2004-04-29 263M USD Divestiture
Munich, Germany
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Technology Hardware 2 (50%) 313M (100%) - -
Communications 1 (25%) - 1 (100%) 41M (100%)
Manufacturing 1 (25%) - - -
Total 4 $313M 1 $41M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 - 1 41M
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  California - - 1 41M
Germany 2 313M - -
Domestic 2 (50%) - 1 (100%) 41M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (50%) 313M (100%) - -
Total 4 $313M 1 $41M

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $263M
< $100M 1 $50M
TOTAL $313M
Largest Infineon’ Fiber Optics Business
$263M (2004-04-29)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $41M
TOTAL $41M
Largest Finisar - Network Tools Business
$41M (2009-07-16)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
100%
2 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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