Investment Summary

Exits Neophotonics

On February 2, 2011, invested in semiconductors company Neophotonics from Needham Capital Partners and Teijin

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Semiconductors sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in California.
Investment Fate
  • Neophotonics was sold to a strategic buyer in 2021 for 918M USD.

Investment Summary

Date 2011-02-02
Target Neophotonics
Sector Semiconductors
Sellers(s) Needham Capital Partners
Teijin
Deal Type IPO

Target

Neophotonics

San Jose, California, United States
website
Neophotonics is a designer and manufacturer of hybrid photonic integrated optoelectronic modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high-speed communications networks. Neophotonics was founded in 1996 and is based in San Jose, California.

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Seller(S) 2

SELLER

Needham Capital Partners

New York, New York, United States


Category Private Equity Firm
PE ASSETS 750M USD
Size Middle-Market
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Needham Capital Partners is the private equity affiliate of mid-market investment bank Needham & Company. Needham Capital targets investments in clean technology, communications, consumer, financial services, healthcare, semiconductor, enterprise software/storage, networking, and industrial service companies. The Firm prefers to act as the lead investor and has a target investment size of $2 to $10 million. Investment proceeds are typically used to finance growth, or fund management buyouts/recapitalizations. Prospective companies are generally located in the US. Needham Capital Partners is based in New York City, with additional offices in Boston, Menlo Park, and San Francisco.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 48 of 55
Sector (Semiconductors) 9 of 10
Type (IPO) 19 of 21
State (California) 26 of 29
Country (United States) 47 of 54
Year (2011) 1 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-12-23 Atherotech

Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Atherotech, Inc. is a cardio-diagnostic company.

Sell -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-06-29 Sensis

Syracuse, New York, United States

Sensis Corp. is a provider of air defense, air traffic control, airline and airport operations management, and data integration and distribution.

Sell $155M
SELLER

Teijin

Tokyo, Japan

website


Category Company
Founded 1918
Sector Diversified
Employees21,090
Revenue 836.5B JPY (2021)
DESCRIPTION

Teijin is a technology-driven global group offering advanced solutions in the areas of environmental value; safety, security and disaster mitigation; and demographic change and increased health consciousness. Its main fields of operation are high-performance fibers such as aramid, carbon fibers & composites, healthcare, films, resin & plastic processing, polyester fibers, products converting and IT. The group has over 170 companies and around 20,000 employees spread out over 20 countries worldwide. Teijin was founded in 1918 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Semiconductors) 1 of 1
Type (IPO) 1 of 1
State (California) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (2011) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-08-09 Neophotonics

San Jose, California, United States

Neophotonics is a designer and manufacturer of hybrid photonic integrated optoelectronic modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high-speed communications networks. Neophotonics was founded in 1996 and is based in San Jose, California.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States

Continental Structural Plastics Inc. (CSP), is a manufacturer of compression-molded, reinforced plastics used in automotive and industrial end-products.

Buy $825M