Microchip Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Semiconductors Company

Microchip Technology has acquired 11 companies, including 1 in the last 5 years. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Microchip Technology’s largest acquisition to date was in 2016, when it acquired Atmel for $3.4B. Microchip Technology has acquired in 3 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include semiconductors (70%) and electrical equipment (10%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity11
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 3

Microchip Technology, Inc.

2355 West Chandler Boulevard,
Chandler, Arizona 85224
United States,
(480) 792-7200
www.microchip.com

Microchip Technology, Inc. develops, manufactures and sells specialized semiconductor products used by customers for a wide variety of embedded control applications. Microchip's product portfolio comprises general purpose and specialized 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit microcontrollers, a broad spectrum of high-performance linear, mixed-signal, power management, thermal management, RF, safety, security, wired connectivity and wireless connectivity devices, as well as serial EEPROMs, Serial Flash memories, Parallel Flash memories and serial SRAM memories. The Company also licenses Flash-IP solutions that are incorporated in a broad range of products. Microchip Technology was founded in 1989 and is based in Chandler, Arizona.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $4.6B $4.6B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
  11

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Microchip Technology, Inc. - Mobile Touch Assets 2016-11-01 - Divestiture
Chandler, Arizona
Atmel Corp. 2016-01-19 3.4B USD Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.atmel.com
Micrel, Inc. 2015-08-03 839M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.micrel.com
Supertex, Inc. 2014-04-01 394M USD Add-on Acquisition
Sunnyvale, California · www.supertex.com
EqcoLogic NV 2013-11-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Brussels, Belgium · www.eqcologic.com
Standard Microsystems Corp. 2012-08-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Hauppauge, New York · www.smsc.com
Roving Networks, Inc. 2012-04-19 - Add-on Acquisition
Los Gatos, California · www.rovingnetworks.com
Silicon Storage Technology, Inc. 2010-04-08 - Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.sst.com
HI-TECH Software Pty. Ltd. 2009-03-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Acacia Ridge, Australia · www.htsoft.com
PowerSmart, Inc. 2002-06-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Plano, Texas
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Semiconductors 7 (70%) 4.6B (100%) 1 (100%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (10%) - - -
Electronics 1 (10%) - - -
Software 1 (10%) - - -
Total 10 $4.6B 1 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 4.6B 1 -
  California 6 4.6B - -
  Texas 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Arizona - - 1 -
Australia 1 - - -
Belgium 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (80%) 4.6B (100%) 1 (100%) -
Cross-border 2 (20%) - - -
Total 10 $4.6B 1 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
GTK Partners
1
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
1
Legal Deals
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
2

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $3.4B
$100M to $1B 2 $1.2B
TOTAL $4.6B
Largest Atmel Corp.
$3.4B (2016-01-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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