CS Services Investment, Capital, Merger&Acquisition

Infineon Acquires Siltectra for its Cold Split Technology

Infineon Technologies AG of Munich, Germany reports that it has acquired Siltectra GmbH, a start-up located in Dresden. The start-up, which was established in 2010, has developed an innovative technology (Cold Split) to efficiently process crystal material with minimal loss of material compared to common sawing technologies. After the acquisition …

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3D-Sensing and 5G Markets Focus of II-VI’s Finisar Acquisition

Compoundsemi component maker II-VI of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA, reported that it plans to acquire optical communications firm Finisar of Sunnyvale, California USA. The intended focus of the combined firm will be on the 3D-sensing and 5G markets. The Boards of Directors of both II-VI and Finisar unanimously approved the merger …

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Infinera Closes Acquisition of Coriant and Becomes One of the Largest Optical Network Equipment Providers

Infinera of Sunnyvale, California USA, a provider of intelligent transport networks, announced the closing of its acquisition of Coriant, a privately held global supplier of open network solutions. According to Infinera, the acquisition positions it as one of the largest vertically integrated optical network equipment suppliers in the world. The closing …

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Skyworks Closes Acquisition of Smart Interface Firm Avnera

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. of Irvine, California USA closed its acquisition of Avnera Corporation, a developer of Analog System on Chips (ASoCs). The companies entered into a definitive agreement on August 3, 2018. (Ref: Coverage). According to Skyworks, acquisition of Avnera, a private fabless semiconductor supplier, adds ultra-low power analog circuits …

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Skyworks to Acquire Avnera a Developer of ASoCs

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., a producer of analog semiconductors, reported that the company signed a definitive agreement to purchase Avnera Corporation, a developer of Analog System on Chip (ASoCs). According to Skyworks, acquisition of Avnera, a private fabless semiconductor supplier, adds ultra-low power analog circuits to its product portfolio. Skyworks says …

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Plasma-Therm Acquires Plasma Etch Equipment Maker CORIAL

Plasma-Therm of St. Petersburg, Florida USA, a maker of plasma etch, deposition, and advanced semiconductor packaging equipment announced the successful acquisition of CORIAL, a France-based plasma processing equipment supplier. Plasma-Therm’s plasma-processing and advanced-packaging solutions are used in research, pilot manufacturing, and volume production of wireless, photonics, solid state lighting, MEMS/NEMS, …

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II-VI Opens New Facility to Produce Compoundsemi Epitaxial Wafers

II‐VI Incorporated of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, reported that it has opened the company’s new compoundsemi material center of excellence in Champaign, Illinois. The company intends to produce compoundsemi epitaxial wafers at the new plant. II-VI notes that its products serve growing markets in applications such as 3D sensing, optical networking, wireless …

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