CS Services Investment, Capital, Merger&Acquisition

CST to Serve as Commercial Lead on CoolBlue Project; Sivers Acquires CST in Merger

UK firm, Compound Semiconductor Technologies Global Ltd (CST Global), a III-V optoelectronic semiconductor foundry, reports that the company will serve as the commercial lead of the government-funded, CoolBlue research project. Academic partners for the project are Glasgow and Aston Universities. Sivers Acquires CST Just days after reporting about the CoolBlue …

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ADI Acquires OneTree Microdevices

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) of Norwood, Massachusetts USA, reported that the company acquired OneTree Microdevices, Inc., a privately held firm based in Santa Rosa, California. ADI supplies mixed-signal solutions for cable access. With the acquisition, ADI obtained the gallium arsenide (GaAs) and gallium nitride (GaN) power amplifier portfolio of OneTree …

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AMS to Aquire VCSEL Maker Princeton Optronics

Austrian firm AMS, a supplier of high-performance sensor and analog solutions, has agreed to acquire 100% of the shares in Princeton Optronics, Inc., a provider of Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers (VCSELs). The acquisition is an all-cash transaction. Princeton Optronics develops and supplies high-performance VCSELs for mobile, consumer, automotive, and industrial applications. …

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IDT to Acquire GigPeak

Integrated Device Technology, Inc. and GigPeak, Inc. both headquartered in San Jose, California USA have definitively agreed that IDT will acquire GigPeak, Inc. The price for the acquisition is $3.08 per share or about $250 million in cash. The per share consideration would represent a premium of about 22% compared …

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Neophotonics to Sell Low Speed Tranceiver Business to APAT

NeoPhotonics of San Jose, California USA, reported that it has definitively agreed to sell its Access and Low Speed transceiver product lines (known as its Low-Speed Business) to APAT Optoelectronics Components Co., Ltd. of Shenzhen, China. APAT Optoelectronics is a designer and manufacturer of optical sub-assemblies for telecom and datacom …

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Oxford PV Gets Further Investment of £8.1m

Oxford Photovoltaics Ltd (Oxford PV), a developer of Perovskite solar technology, announced a further equity investment of £8.1m. The investment adds to the £8.7m first close investment reported on the 18th of October 2016. Three new strategic investors, Legal & General Capital, Statoil ASA, and a technology-focused, innovative family fund …

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