Photonics Merger & Acquisition Landscape
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2019AcquisitionInfineonGermanyCypress€9.0 billion
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2019MergerUlisFranceSofradirFranceNot disclosedNew company name: Lynred.
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2019AcquisitionLuna innovationsUSAGeneral PhotonicsUSA$20 millionincludes potential $1 million earnout payment.
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2019AcquisitionBroadex TechnologiesChinaKaiamUSA$5.5 millionPurchased the UK operations of Kaiam.
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2019AcquisitionIPG PhotonicsUSAPadtecBrazilNot disclosedAcquired Submarine Networks Division.
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2019AcquisitionNVIDIAUSAMellanoxUSA$6.9 billion
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2019AcquisitionCologixUSAMetro OpticCanadaNot disclosed
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2019AcquisitionPhotonics Systems GroupGermanyLS Laser SystemsGermanyNot disclosed
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2019AcquisitionSamsungSouth KoreaCorephotonicsIsrael$155 million
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2019AcquisitionHargrayUSADark Fiber SystemsUSANot disclosed
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2019AcquisitionMetroNet FiberUSALightSpeed FiberUSANot disclosed
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2019AcquisitionFLIR SystemsUSAAeryon LabsCanada$200 million
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2019AcquisitionFLIR SystemsUSAEndeavor RoboticUSA$382 million
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2019AcquisitionMacquarie Infrastructure PartnersUSABluebird NetworkUSANot disclosed
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2019MergerCambridge Industries GroupChinaLumentumUSANot disclosed
Revenue attributable to the products to be sold is approximately $20 million of the $50 million to $55 million of datacom revenues previously included in Lumentum’s guidance for the third fiscal quarter of 2019.
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2019AcquisitionSafety TechnologyUSAOpTek SystemsUKNot disclosed
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2019AcquisitionEOSGermanyVulcan LabsUSANot disclosed
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2019AcquisitionSafran Electronics & DefenseFranceCollins AerospaceUSANot disclosedAcquired only of the ElectroMechanical Systems business.
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2019AcquisitionResoneticsUSACaribou TechnologiesUSANot disclosed
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2019AcquisitionLuxPointUSAUnited PhotonicsUSANot disclosed
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2019AcquisitionScientific Digital ImagingUKPyser OpticsUKNot disclosedAcquired Graticules Division only.
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2019AcquisitionTeledyneUSARoper TechnologiesUSA$225 millionInvolves only the Scientific Imaging Business of Roper.
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2019AcquisitionR&MSwitzerlandOptimum FiberopticsUSANot disclosed
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2019MergerHyperthermUSAOMAXUSANot disclosed
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2019MergerAccumet EngineeringUSALaser ServicesUSANot disclosed
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2019AcquisitionPolyOneUSAFiber-LineUSANot disclosed
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2019AcquisitionDelta ElectronicsNetherlandsAmerluxUSA$90million
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2019AcquisitionJingfang OptotelectronicsChinaAnteryonNetherlandsNot disclosed
Jingfang Optotelectronics made the acquisition in partnership with Beauchamp Beer BV.
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2019AcquisitionPrecision Surfacing SolutionsGermanyMeyer BurgerSwitzerland$49.8 million
Transaction is in cash. Meyer Burger only sold its photovoltaic, semiconductor and sapphire wafering business.
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2018AcquisitionExcelitasUSAAxsunUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionTrumpfGermanyPhilips PhotonicsGermanyNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionCisco SystemsUSALuxteraUSA$660 millionTransaction value is in cash and assumed equity.
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2018AcquisitionCRVNetherlandsEngenderNew ZealandNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionCaledoniaUKCooke OpticsUK£96.5 million
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2018AcquisitionIPG PhotonicsUSAGenesis SystemsUSA$115 million
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2018AcquisitionMKS InstrumentUSAElectro Scientific IndustriesUSA$1 billion
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2018MergerII-VI USAFinisarUSA$3.2 billion
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2018AcquisitionON SemiconductorUSASensL TechnologiesIrelandNot disclosed
This acquisition aims to strengthen ON Semiconductor's market position in automotive sensing applications for advanced driver-assistant systems and autonomous driving with expanded capabilities in imaging, radar, and lidar.
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2018AcquisitionPrincipiaItalyCrest OpticsItaly$7 million
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2018AcquisitionThorlabs|USANorlandUSANot disclosedAcquired Norland's Fiber-Optic Product Portfolio.
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2018AcquisitionCoherentUSAOndaxUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionNRGUSAPentalumIsraelNot disclosed
Acquired a portfolio of advanced lidar technologies developed by Pentalum.
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2018AcquisitionBattery VenturesUSASigmaTEKUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionNovantaUSALaser QuantumUK$45.7 million
Novanta acquired remaining 24 percent of the outstanding shares of Laser Quantum.
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2018AcquisitionNovantaUSAZettlexUKNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionOxideJapanLumerasUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionAkoya BiosciencesUSAPerkinElmerUSANot disclosedAcquired PerkinElmer's multispecteral imaging portfolio.
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2018AcquisitionLuminexUSAMilliporeSigmaUSA$75 millionAcquired MilliporeSigma's flow cytometry portfolio.
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2018AcquisitionMolexUSANisticaUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionElectro-OpticsUSAFEEGermanyNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionCore Industrial PartnersUSAMCTUSANot Disclosed
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2018AcquisitionStandexUSATenibac-GraphionUSA$25 million
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2018AcquisitionMitsubishi ElectricJapanASTES4SwitzerlandNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionIDEXUSAFinger Lakes InstrumentationUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionResoneticsUSAMedelecSwitzerlandNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionMetrohmSwitzerlandB&W TekUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionBrukerUSAJPK InstrumentsGermanyNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionBaslerGermanySilicon SoftwareGermanyNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionFaroUSALanmark ControlsUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionGooch & HousegoUKGould Fiber OpticsUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionOmniGuideUSALisa Laser ProductsGermanyNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionSolar LightUSAGooch and HousegoUKNot disclosed
Acquired assets of Gooch and Housego Orlando only. New entity will operate as Optronic Laboratories Inc.
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2018AcquisitionBoston ScientificUSAAugmenixUSA$500 million
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2018AcquisitionCienaUSADonRiverUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionCosemi USAOptellaSouth KoreaNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionSterlite TechIndiaMetallurgica BrescianaItaly€47 million
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2018AcquisitionExteNet SystemsUSAHudson Fiber NetworkUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionKontronGermanyInocybeCanadaNot disclosed
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2018MergerHKBN ChinaWTTChina$1.34 billion
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2018MergerZenFi Networks USACross River FiberUSANot disclosed
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2018Merger3D LaserUKGeoSLAMUKNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionHoya Surgical OpticsSingaporeMid LabsUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionHoya Surgical OpticsSingaporeFritz RuckGermanyNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionHZOUSASemblantUKNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionResoneticsUSASTIIsraelNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionADTRANUSASmartRGUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionGTTUSAAccess PointUSA$40 million
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2018AcquisitionMKSUSAElectro Scientific IndustriesUSA$1 billion
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2018AcquisitionGooch & HousegoUnited KingdomIntegrated TechnologiesUnited KingdomNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionVIAVIUSARPC PhotonicsUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionHexatronicSwedenOpternusGermany€10 million
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2018AcquisitionLuna InnovationsUSAMicronOpticsUSAS5 million
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2018AcquisitionInfineraUSACoriantGermany/USA$230 million
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2018AcquisitionJenoptikGermanyOTTO Vision TechnologyGermanyNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionJenoptikGermanyOVITECGermanyNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionJenoptikGermanyProdomax AutomationCanadaNot disclosed
The consideration for the aquisition of 100% of Prodomax shares is slightly below 2x expected sales or around 7x expected 2018 EBITDA.
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2018AcquisitionExcelitas TechnologiesUSAResearch Electro OpticsUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionSCHOTTGermanyPrimocelerFinlandNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionCienaUSAPacket DesignUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionFLIR SystemsUSAAcyclicaUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionAtlas CopcoUKBrooks AutomationUSANot disclosedTo acquire the cryogenic business of Brooks Automation.
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2018AcquisitionEQTUSAZemaxUSANot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionPlasma-ThermUSACORIALFranceNot disclosed
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2018AcquisitionMycronicSwedenMRSI SystemsUSA$40.7 million
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2018AcquisitionCoherentUSAOR LaserGermanyNot disclosed
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