KLA Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Test/measurement EquipmentCompany

KLA has acquired 19 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

KLA’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired ADE for $488M. KLA has acquired in 3 different US states, and 5 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include test/measurement equipment (37%) and semiconductors (22%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity19
    • M&A Buy Activity19
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 5
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5

KLA

KLA Corp.

One Technology Drive,
Milpitas, California 95035
United States,
(408) 875-3000
www.kla.com

KLA is a supplier of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related microelectronics industries. The company's portfolio of products, software, analysis, services and expertise is designed to help IC manufacturers manage yield throughout the entire wafer fabrication process-from R & D to final yield analysis. KLA was established in 1975 and is based in Milpitas, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 18 - - 1 - - 19
vol $920M $920M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  19

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MicroSense LLC 2019-02-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Lowell, Massachusetts · www.microsense.net
Ambios Technology, Inc. 2010-01-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Santa Cruz, California · www.ambiostech.com
Vistec Semiconductor - Microelectronic Inspection Equipment (MIE) Business 2008-10-01 - Divestiture
Weilburg, Germany
ICOS Vision Systems Corporation NV 2008-02-21 357M EUR Add-on Acquisition
Leuven, Belgium · www.icos.be
Optical Metrology Innovations Ltd. 2007-10-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Cork, Ireland
FabSolve LLC 2007-06-28 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas
OnWafer Technologies, Inc. 2007-01-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Santa Clara, California
SensArray Corp. 2007-01-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Santa Clara, California
Therma-Wave, Inc. 2007-01-08 75M USD Add-on Acquisition
Fremont, California · www.thermawave.com
ADE Corp. 2006-10-12 488M USD Add-on Acquisition
Westwood, Massachusetts · www.ade.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Test/Measurement Equipment 7 (37%) 920M (100%) - -
Semiconductors 4 (21%) - - -
Electronics 3 (16%) - - -
Software 3 (16%) - - -
Manufacturing 1 (5%) - - -
Technology Hardware 1 (5%) - - -
Total 19 $920M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 14 563M - -
  California 8 75M - -
  Massachusetts 4 488M - -
  Texas 2 - - -
Germany 2 - - -
Belgium 1 357M - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Taiwan 1 - - -
Domestic 14 (74%) 563M (61%) - -
Cross-border 5 (26%) 357M (39%) - -
Total 19 $920M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $845M
< $100M 1 $75M
TOTAL $920M
Largest ADE Corp.
$488M (2006-10-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
2 (11%)
Strategic(s)
16%
3 (16%)

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