M&A Deal Summary

VIAVI Acquires E2O Communications

On May 17, 2004, VIAVI acquired technology hardware company E2O Communications from 3V SourceOne Capital for 60M USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is VIAVI’s 8th transaction in the Technology Hardware sector.
  • This is VIAVI’s 13th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is VIAVI’s 1st transaction in Singapore.
  • This is VIAVI’s 4th transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2004-05-17
Target E2O Communications
Sector Technology Hardware
Buyer(s) VIAVI
Sellers(s) 3V SourceOne Capital
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 60M USD

Target

E2O Communications

Calabasas, California, Singapore
E2O Communications, Inc. is a manufacturer of high-performance fiber optic transmission components for the communications industry.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

VIAVI

San Jose, California, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1923
Sector Electrical Equipment
Employees3,600
Revenue 1.1B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION

VIAVI is a company that designs and manufactures products for optical communications networks, communications test and measurement equipment, lasers and optical solutions. The Company was originally known as JDS Uniphase Corp. and became VIAVI in 2015. Viavi was founded in 1923 and is based in San Jose, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 10 of 34
Sector (Technology Hardware) 8 of 17
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 6 of 24
State (California) 4 of 11
Country (Singapore) 1 of 1
Year (2004) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 13 of 17
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2002-09-18 OptronX - Transceiver/Transponder Business

Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States

OptronX - Transceiver/Transponder Business provides optical transport modules.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-08-03 Advanced Digital Optics

Westlake Village, California, United States

Advanced Digital Optics, Inc. is a design and manufacture of microdisplay light engines that deliver performance and image quality for the high definition television market.

Buy $12M

Seller(S) 1

DESCRIPTION

3V SourceOne Capital is a private equity firm focused on growth to late-stage investments in companies with an Asian link or growth strategy. This includes businesses in Southeast Asia, Greater China, and the US. 3V SourceOne does not have any sector preferences. 3V SourceOne Capital was formed in 2000 and is based in Singapore with an additional office in Saratoga, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 12
Sector (Technology Hardware) 1 of 2
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 6
State (California) 1 of 3
Country (Singapore) 1 of 3
Year (2004) 1 of 1
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2003-04-19 Intracel Holding

Frederick, Maryland, United States

Intracel Holding Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company, developing and commercializing autologous cancer vaccines and immunotherapeutic products for cancer and infectious diseases.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2004-08-01 Restore Medical

St. Paul, Minnesota, United States

Restore Medical, Inc. is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative medical devices to treat sleep-disordered breathing.

Buy -