Lam Research Corp.

4650 Cushing Parkway,
Fremont, California 94538
United States,
(510) 572-0200

Lam Research is a supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry. Lam Research designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and service semiconductor processing systems that are used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. The Company's products are designed to help customers build devices that are used in a variety of electronic products, including cell phones, computers, storage devices, and networking equipment. Lam Research's customer base includes semiconductor memory, foundry, and integrated device manufacturers. Lam Research was formed in 1980 and is based in Fremont, California.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 5 - - - 1 - 6
vol $3.9B $3.9B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

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$3.3B (2011-12-14)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Lam Research has acquired 7 companies, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 3 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Lam Research’s largest acquisition to date was in 2011, when it acquired Novellus Systems for $3.3B. Lam Research has acquired in 3 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include machinery (34%) and semiconductors (34%).

When analyzing the semiconductors sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 80 semiconductors companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 4 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic semiconductors acquirer over the past 3 years is Analog Devices, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the semiconductors sector over the past 3 years is Arlington Capital Partners with 1 platform acquisition.

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