MACOM Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire the RF Business of Wolfspeed, Inc.
“We are excited to acquire Wolfspeed’s RF Business and look forward to welcoming its employees to MACOM,” stated
The acquisition includes a 100mm GaN wafer fabrication facility in
The RF Business will be acquired for
Closing of the transaction is subject to the expiration of a waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 and other closing conditions and is expected to occur in the second half of calendar year 2023.
MACOM will host a conference call on
MACOM designs and manufactures high-performance semiconductor products for the Telecommunications, Industrial and Defense and Datacenter industries. MACOM services over 6,000 customers annually with a broad product portfolio that incorporates RF, Microwave, Analog and Mixed Signal and Optical semiconductor technologies. MACOM has achieved certification to the IATF16949 automotive standard, the ISO9001 international quality standard and the ISO14001 environmental management standard. MACOM operates facilities across
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This press release contains forward-looking statements based on MACOM management’s beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to our management. These forward-looking statements include, among others, statements about the potential market opportunity resulting from the acquisition of the RF Business, the RF Business’ capabilities, technology and products and associated business strategy, MACOM’s ability to better address certain markets, expand its capabilities and position in the semiconductor industry and extend its product offerings to better serve our customers, as well as the potential financial benefits derived by and financial impact to MACOM from the acquisition. These forward-looking statements reflect MACOM’s current views about future events and are subject to risks, uncertainties, assumptions and changes in circumstances that may cause those events or our actual activities or results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements, including, among other things, risks related to the ability of MACOM to realize the anticipated benefits of the transaction, MACOM’s ability to successfully supply, market and distribute its products and other business effects, including the effects of industry, market, economic, political or regulatory conditions, and those other factors described in “Risk Factors” in MACOM’s filings with the
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