M&A Deal Summary

Kyocera Acquires KYOCERA AVX

On March 2, 2020, Kyocera acquired electrical equipment company KYOCERA AVX

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Kyocera’s 1st transaction in the Electrical Equipment sector.
  • This is Kyocera’s 9th transaction in the United States.
  • This is Kyocera’s 1st transaction in South Carolina.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2020-03-02
Target KYOCERA AVX
Sector Electrical Equipment
Buyer(s) Kyocera
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

KYOCERA AVX

Fountain Inn, South Carolina, United States
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KYOCERA AVX is an international manufacturer and supplier of a vast portfolio of advanced electronic components, including capacitors, inductors, filters, resistors, couplers, diodes, and circuit protection devices, as well as a broad range of innovative sensor, control, interconnect, and antenna solutions. With 33 research, design, manufacturing, and customer support facilities in 16 countries around the world, the company offers significant competitive advantages, including delivery and production capabilities optimized to suit each individual customer’s just-in-time inventory requirements, and global engineering teams experienced in developing new-to-market product solutions specially designed to fulfill customer’s unique application requirements. It serves the automotive, industrial, medical, military, consumer electronics, communications, and transportation markets. KYOCERA AVX was formed in 1972 and is based in Fountain Inn, South Carolina.

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Buyer

Kyocera

Kyoto, Japan

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Category Company
Founded 1959
Sector Diversified
Employees78,490
Revenue 2.03T JPY (2023)
DESCRIPTION
Kyocera trade show booth at the 2014 IMTS show in Chicago.
Kyocera trade show booth at the 2014 IMTS show in Chicago.

Kyocera Corporation is a multinational conglomerate known for its diverse array of products and services, spanning advanced ceramics and electronic components to office equipment and telecommunications technology. The company leverages its core expertise in fine ceramic technology to innovate across various industries, including solar energy, medical devices, and industrial tools. Kyocera was founded in 1959 and is based in Kyoto, Japan.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 14 of 16
Sector (Electrical Equipment) 1 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 11 of 12
State (South Carolina) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 9 of 10
Year (2020) 1 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2019-05-29 Friatec

Mannheim, Germany

Friatec GmbH is a manufacturer and seller of ceramic and plastic components based in Mannheim, Germany.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Tokyo, Japan

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