Lowell, MA – December 16, 2014
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSI) (MACOM), a leading supplier of high-performance RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic products, today announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of BinOptics Corporation, a leading merchant provider of Indium Phosphide lasers for Data Centers, Mobile Backhaul, Silicon Photonics and Access Networks, in an all-cash transaction valued at $230 million.
John Croteau, President and Chief Executive Officer of MACOM stated, “Our goal with this acquisition will be to further extend MACOM’s preeminent position in the optical space, as we now have an even broader platform to benefit from what we anticipate will be a strong secular growth driver for many years to come. Based on feedback from our optical customers thus far, we continue to expect significant operational and sales synergies as we integrate the acquired business.”
MACOM funded the purchase price of the acquisition from a combination of cash on hand and incurrence $100 million of additional indebtedness from its existing revolving credit facility.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (www.macom.com) is a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic products that enable next generation internet and modern battlefield applications. Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio of technologies and products, MACOM serves diverse markets, including high speed optical, satellite, radar, wired & wireless networks, automotive, industrial, medical, and mobile devices. A pillar of the semiconductor industry, we thrive on more than 60 years of solving our customers’ most complex problems, serving as a true partner for applications ranging from RF to Light.
Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard. MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
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