Microsemi - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

SemiconductorsCompany

Microsemi M&A Summary

Microsemi has acquired 32 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 4 assets.

Microsemi’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired PMC-Sierra for $2.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2016, when it sold Microsemi Corp - Embedded Security RF Business to Mercury Systems for $300M. Microsemi has acquired in 10 different US states, and 4 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include semiconductors (69%) and electronics (10%).

Microsemi Ownership

Who owns Microsemi?

Microsemi is owned by Microchip Technology. It was acquired on May 29, 2018.

Microsemi Business Overview

Where is Microsemi headquartered?

Microsemi is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona.

What sector is Microsemi in?

Microsemi is a semiconductors company.

When was Microsemi founded?

Microsemi was founded in 1960.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity36
    • M&A Buy Activity32
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 7
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 12
  • M&A Advisors 7

Microsemi

Microsemi Corp.

2355 W. Chandler Blvd.,
Chandler, Arizona 85224
United States,
(480) 792-7200
www.microsemi.com

Microsemi offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system solutions for communications, defense & security, aerospace, and industrial markets. Microsemi was established in 1960 and is based in Chandler, Arizona.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 32 - - - - - 32
vol $5.4B $5.4B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
vol $810M $810M
  36

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Vectron International, Inc. 2017-11-26 130M USD Divestiture
Hudson, New Hampshire · www.vectron.com
Microsemi Corp - Wireless Access Assets 2016-04-28 210M USD Divestiture
, United States
Microsemi Corp - Embedded Security, RF Business 2016-04-28 300M USD Divestiture
, United States
Mercury Systems - Embedded Security, RF and Microwave, and Custom Microelectronics Businesses 2016-03-23 300M USD Divestiture
, United States
PMC-Sierra, Inc. 2015-11-24 2.5B USD Add-on Acquisition
Sunnyvale, California · www.pmc-sierra.com
Microsemi Corp - Wireless Access Assets 2015-11-24 - Divestiture
, United States
Vitesse Semiconductor Corp. 2015-03-18 389M USD Add-on Acquisition
Camarillo, California · www.vitesse.com
Centellax, Inc. 2014-09-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Santa Rosa, California · www.centellax.com
Mingoa Ltd. 2014-07-23 - Add-on Acquisition
Cork, Ireland · www.mingoa.com
Symmetricom, Inc. 2013-11-26 230M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California
View All >>

Business Unit M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Zarlink Semiconductor, Inc. 2011-10-12 Legerity Holdings, Inc. 2011-10-12 1
Ottawa, Ontario · www.zarlink.com Austin, Texas

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Semiconductors 22 (69%) 5.1B (95%) 3 (75%) 600M (74%)
Electronics 3 (9%) 2M (< 1%) - -
Technology Hardware 2 (6%) 230M (4%) 1 (25%) 210M (26%)
Electrical Equipment 2 (6%) 20M (< 1%) - -
Communications 1 (3%) - - -
Defense 1 (3%) 28M (1%) - -
Software 1 (3%) - - -
Total 32 $5.4B 4 $810M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 28 4.5B 4 810M
  California 13 3.6B 1 -
  Massachusetts 6 30M - -
  Florida 2 - - -
  Texas 1 525M - -
  Oregon 1 - - -
  New Hampshire 1 130M - -
  Indiana 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 163M - -
Canada 2 631M - -
  Ontario 2 631M - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Israel 1 245M - -
Domestic 28 (88%) 4.5B (84%) 4 (100%) 810M (100%)
Cross-border 4 (13%) 876M (16%) - -
Total 32 $5.4B 4 $810M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Thomas Weisel Partners
2
Needham & Co. LLC
2
Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc.
1
Legal Deals
O'Melveny & Myers
4

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $2.5B
$100M to $1B 8 $2.7B
< $100M 8 $130M
TOTAL $5.4B
Largest PMC-Sierra, Inc.
$2.5B (2015-11-24)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $810M
TOTAL $810M
Largest Microsemi Corp - Embedded Security, RF Business
$300M (2016-04-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
3%
1 (3%)
Strategic(s)
28%
9 (28%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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