M&A Deal Summary

MACOM Acquires Nitronex

On February 13, 2014, MACOM acquired semiconductors company Nitronex from Gaas Labs for 26M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is MACOM’s 3rd transaction in the Semiconductors sector.
  • This is MACOM’s 7th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is MACOM’s 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is MACOM’s 1st transaction in North Carolina.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2014-02-13
Target Nitronex
Sector Semiconductors
Buyer(s) MACOM
Sellers(s) Gaas Labs
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 26M USD

Target

Nitronex

Morrisville, North Carolina, United States
website
Nitronex LLC is an innovative designer and manufacturer of gallium nitride (GaN) based RF solutions. Nitronex is developing gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) semiconductor solutions using its proprietary SIGANTIC® manufacturing process. Nitronex products enable applications in the defense, communications, cable TV, and industrial & scientific markets.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

MACOM

Lowell, Massachusetts, United States

website


Category Company
Founded 1950
Sector Semiconductors
Employees1,100
Revenue 607M USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION

MACOM is a supplier of RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products which enable Internet and modern battlefield applications. Specialized in broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM serves diverse markets, including CATV, wireless and optical communications infrastructure, satellite, radar, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. M/A-COM Technology Solutions was founded in 1950 and is based in Lowell, Massachusetts.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 3 of 8
Sector (Semiconductors) 3 of 6
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 3 of 6
State (North Carolina) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 3 of 7
Year (2014) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 7 of 7
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2013-12-18 Mindspeed Technologies

Newport Beach, California, United States

Mindspeed Technologies, Inc. is a designs, develops, and sells semiconductor solutions for communications applications.

Buy $272M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2014-11-18 BinOptics

Ithaca, New York, United States

BinOptics Corporation manufactures monolithically integrated optoelectronic components based on indium phosphide and other semiconductor materials. BinOptics' current products include edge-emitting and surface-emitting Fabry Perot lasers, DFB lasers, and lasers with integrated monitoring photodiodes that provide transceiver and transponder manufacturers with unprecedented price-performance advantages. Additionally, BinOptics can provide custom integrated microphotonic solutions for optical systems and subsystems.

Buy $230M

Seller(S) 1

DESCRIPTION

Gaas Labs LLC is a private investment group focused on investing in and providing operational expertise to companies addressing the next generation of semiconductor and communications technology. The Group looks to partner with management teams and entrepreneurs and will consider opportunities throughout the US. Gaas Labs LLC is based in Santa Clara, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 2
Sector (Semiconductors) 2 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
State (North Carolina) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 2 of 2
Year (2014) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2012-06-26 Nitronex

Morrisville, North Carolina, United States

Nitronex LLC is an innovative designer and manufacturer of gallium nitride (GaN) based RF solutions. Nitronex is developing gallium nitride on silicon (GaN-on-Si) semiconductor solutions using its proprietary SIGANTIC® manufacturing process. Nitronex products enable applications in the defense, communications, cable TV, and industrial & scientific markets.

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