Zarlink Semiconductor, Inc.

400 March Road,
Ottawa, Ontario K2K 3H4
Canada,
(613) 592-0200
www.zarlink.com

Zarlink Semiconductor, Inc. is a mixed-signal chip technologies for a broad range of communication and medical applications. Zarlink’s core capabilities included timing solutions that manage time-sensitive communication applications over wireless and wired networks, line circuits supporting high-quality voice services over cable and broadband connections, and ultra low-power radios enabling new wireless medical devices and therapies.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '06 '07 '08 '09 '10 '11 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # - 1 - - - - 1
vol $135M $135M
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - - - - 1 1
vol $525M $525M
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Largest Legerity Holdings, Inc.
$135M (2007-06-25)
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Largest Legerity Holdings, Inc.
$525M (2011-10-12)

Zarlink Semiconductor was acquired by Microsemi on October 12, 2011.

Zarlink Semiconductor has acquired 2 companies of its own. A total of 2 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Zarlink Semiconductor’s largest acquisition to date was in 2007, when it acquired Legerity Holdings for $135M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2011, when it sold Legerity Holdings to Microsemi for $525M. Zarlink Semiconductor has acquired in 1 US state. The Company’s most targeted sectors include semiconductors (100%).

When analyzing the semiconductors sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 83 semiconductors companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 6 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 1 has acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic semiconductors acquirer over the past 3 years is Analog Devices, with 5 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the semiconductors sector over the past 3 years is Arlington Capital Partners with 1 platform acquisition.

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