M&A Deal Summary

Texas Instruments Acquires Silicon Systems

On June 4, 1996, Texas Instruments acquired semiconductors company Silicon Systems from TDK USA for 575M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Texas Instruments’ 1st transaction in the Semiconductors sector.
  • This is Texas Instruments’ 4th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Texas Instruments’ 2nd transaction in the United States.
  • This is Texas Instruments’ 1st transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 1996-06-04
Target Silicon Systems
Sector Semiconductors
Buyer(s) Texas Instruments
Sellers(s) TDK USA
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 575M USD

Target

Silicon Systems

Tustin, California, United States
Silicon Systems, Inc. is a provider of advanced semiconductor solutions for hard disk drives, tape drives, high density floppy disk drives, and optical disk drives.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Texas Instruments

Dallas, Texas, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1930
SectorSemiconductors
Employees30,000
Revenue 14.5B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
Entrance to Texas Instruments' corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas.
Entrance to Texas Instruments' corporate headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

Texas Instruments is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors. Texas Instruments was formed in 1930 and is based in Dallas, Texas.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 29
Sector (Semiconductors) 1 of 13
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (California) 1 of 10
Country (United States) 2 of 21
Year (1996) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 4 of 13
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1996-05-06 Tartan

Monroeville, Pennsylvania, United States

Tartan Inc. is an independent provider of software tools for developers of digital signal processing (DSP) applications.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1996-07-23 Texas Instruments - Printer & Related Supplies Business

United States

Texas Instruments - Printer & Related Supplies Business includes OMNI 800( impact printers, travel document printers, and the microLaser( line of non-impact printers, as well as supplies and consumables.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

TDK USA

Uniondale, New York, United States

Category Company
Founded 1981
SectorElectrical Equipment
DESCRIPTION

TDK USA Corp. engages in the manufacture, sale, and distribution of blank recording media, electronic materials and components, and integrated circuits of LAN/WAN embedded modem and set-top box applications.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Semiconductors) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
State (California) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 1 of 1
Year (1996) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
1989-01-01 Silicon Systems

Tustin, California, United States

Silicon Systems, Inc. is a provider of advanced semiconductor solutions for hard disk drives, tape drives, high density floppy disk drives, and optical disk drives.

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