Analog Devices (ADI) announced the acquisition of the solid-state laser beam steering technology from Vescent Photonics Inc.. Vescent's innovative non-mechanical beam steering technology enables more robust integrated LIDAR systems that overcome many of the major drawbacks associated with today's bulky mechanical offerings, such as reliability, size and cost.
Mercury Systems has acquired mission computing company CES Creative Electronic Systems S.A. (CES). The acquisition was completed on November 4, 2016. The addition of CES adds important and complementary capabilities in mission computing, safety-critical avionics and platform management that are in demand from our customers.
Analog Devices Inc. announced the acquisition of Innovasic Inc., a leading provider of Deterministic Ethernet semiconductor and software solutions. The acquisition adds a suite of multiprotocol Industrial Ethernet solutions and key enabling technologies to ADI’s Smart Automation Solutions portfolio for industrial automation and Industrial Internet of Things (IoT).
Qualcomm Inc. and NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced a definitive agreement, unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, under which Qualcomm will acquire NXP. Pursuant to the agreement, a subsidiary of Qualcomm will commence a tender offer to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of NXP for $110.00 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $47 billion.
Computer Simulation Technology AG (CST) announces the acquisition of Aurora Software and Testing, SL (AURORASAT), a technology leading provider of tools for the analysis, synthesis and design of passive microwave components.
Analog Devices Inc. announced the acquisition of the Cyber Security Solutions (CSS) business of Sypris Electronics LLC. This acquisition represents a significant leap forward in ADI’s ability to deliver secure high-performance analog solutions demanded by current and future market needs.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, announced that for $76.5 million, it has acquired the remaining 34 percent interest it did not already own in the filter joint venture it created with Panasonic in 2014.
TDK Corp. and Tronics Microsystems SA jointly announced that TDK’s wholly-owned subsidiary EPCOS AG, a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules and systems based in Munich, Germany, and Tronics have signed a tender offer agreement pursuant to which EPCOS will launch a public tender offer for all publicly-held shares of Tronics for EUR 13.20 per share.
Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CST - Computer Simulation Technology AG, the technology leader in electromagnetic (EM) and electronics simulation, for approximately 220 million euros.
Infineon Technologies AG and Cree Inc. announced that Infineon has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Wolfspeed Power and RF division of Cree. The deal also includes the related SiC wafer substrate business for power and RF power. The purchase price for the all-cash transaction is $850 million (approximately €740 million).