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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Finisar Corp.

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

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 ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $313M $313M
Sell # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $41M $41M

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Largest Infineon’ Fiber Optics Business
$263M (2004-04-29)
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Largest Finisar - Network Tools Business
$41M (2009-07-16)

Technology Hardware M&A - Last 3 Years

Finisar was acquired by II-VI on November 9, 2018.

When analyzing the technology hardware sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 206 technology hardware companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 6 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 2 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic technology hardware acquirer over the past 3 years is Apple, with 6 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the technology hardware sector over the past 3 years is Deutsche Beteiligungs AG with 2 platform acquisitions.

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