Technicolor has entered into an exclusive agreement with Cisco to acquire its customer premises equipment (CPE) business for €550 million (or $600 million equivalent) in a cash and stock transaction, reviewed by the Boards of Directors of the two companies, which will be on a cash free, debt free basis. The acquisition should result in Technicolor’s Connected Home segment reaching adjusted EBITDA in excess of €200 million by year end 2016 and best-in-class profitability (i.e.8-9% adjusted EBITDA margin) by 2017.
RFMW Ltd. and ParkerVision, Inc. have announced a worldwide distribution agreement for ParkerVision products and services. ParkerVision, Inc. is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of semiconductor technology solutions for wireless applications. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized, technology based component distribution organization providing customers and suppliers with a solutions oriented sales and marketing team. RFMW is dedicated to offering the highest levels of customer service and specialized component-engineering support.
RFMW Ltd. and Qorvo Inc. announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective immediately. Qorvo, a leading provider of core technologies and RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, was created through the merger of TriQuint and RFMD. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized distributor providing customers and suppliers with focused distribution of RF and microwave components as well as specialized component-engineering support.
The National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO), headquartered in Charlottesville, Va., and Mini-Circuits, headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y., have entered into a licensing agreement to permit the use of NRAO-developed technology in a new suite of commercial electronics products.
APEI of Fayetteville, Ark., a world leader in wide bandgap packaging and design, announced that it finalized a global distribution agreement with Richardson Electronics, Ltd. Richardson Electronics is a global provider of engineered solutions and a leading distributor of electronic components. This agreement will support the expansion of APEI’s products into new markets and applications as the demand for wide bandgap products continues to accelerate.
RFMW Ltd. and XMA Corp. have announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective April 1, 2015. XMA Corp., powered by Omni Spectra®, offers a complete line of RF coaxial passive components that range from DC to 50GHz and offer power handling up to 500 Watts. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized distributor providing customers and suppliers with focused distribution of RF and microwave components as well as specialized component-engineering support.
East Coast Microwave and Maury Microwave announce an authorized distribution agreement to stock and supply Maury’s line of ColorConnect™ color-coded precision adapters, Test Essentials™ lab adapters, and the high-performance ruggedized Stability™ RF/microwave cable assemblies, designed specifically for phase-stable and amplitude-stable applications.
Richardson RFPD Inc. announced that it will distribute products from Innovative Power Products Inc., a designer and manufacturer of a variety of broadband, high power couplers, combiners, RF power resistors and terminations operating up to 12 GHz, with power levels up to 2.5 kW for RF and microwave applications.
RFMW Ltd. and API Technologies Corp. announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective February 1, 2015. API Technologies Corp. is a leading provider of high performance RF, microwave and millimeter wave solutions. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized distributor providing customers and suppliers with focused distribution of RF and microwave components as well as specialized component-engineering support.