Qorvo® announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Anokiwave. The transaction is expected to close during the March quarter.

Anokiwave is based in Boston, Mass., and operates design centers and sales offices in Boston, Mass., and San Diego, Calif. The Anokiwave team will join Qorvo's High Performance Analog (HPA) segment and will continue to develop beamformers and IF-RF solutions for defense phased array and AESA radar, electronic warfare, satellite communications and 5G applications.

Philip Chesley, president of Qorvo's HPA segment, said, "Anokiwave's high frequency beamforming and intermediate frequency to RF conversion ICs are a strong complement to Qorvo's RF front end portfolio. The combination of our unique capabilities will enable us to supply highly integrated complete solutions and SiPs for defense, aerospace and network infrastructure applications."

Nitin Jain, Anokiwave CTO, founder and chairman of the board, said, "The Anokiwave team is thrilled to join Qorvo and continue to expand our high performance portfolio with speed and scale. Anokiwave's innovative portfolio of active antenna ICs, combined with Qorvo's complementary products, global scale and significant market reach, will create exciting new opportunities to deliver customers superior levels of performance, efficiency and integration."