2610 Manufacture of electronic components and boards


Most active institutional investors by number of deals

Investor Profile Country Deals
Western Technology Investment Venture debt firm investing debt and equity capital in venture-backed technology, healthcare and clean technology companies. United States 69
Samsung Ventures America United States 56
New Enterprise Associates Inc Global venture capital firm focused on helping entrepreneurs build transformational businesses across multiple stages, sectors and geographies. United States 51
Intel Capital Corp Intel's strategic investment program for equity investments/ acquisitions to grow the Internet economy in support of Intel's strategic interests. United States 46
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers LLC Venture capital firm. United States 33
US Venture Partners. United States 33
Bessemer Venture Partners Early stage venture capital firm. United States 32
Draper Fisher Jurvetson Early stage information technology venture capital firm. United States 27
Sequoia Capital Venture capital firm. United States 27
Venrock Associates The venture capital arm of the Rockefeller Family. United States 27
VantagePoint Capital Partners United States 24
European Technology Ventures United Kingdom 23
Band of Angels Management LLC United States 22
Lightspeed Venture Partners Global venture capital firm United States 22
Tallwood Venture Capital United States 22
DFJ Esprit LLP Venture capital firm. United Kingdom 21
H&Q Asia Pacific [] United States 21
TPG Capital LP One of the world's largest private equity firms United States 19
TPG Growth United States 19
August Capital Management United States 18


Most active individual investors by number of deals

Most active acquirers by number of deals

Investor Profile Country Deals
Broadcom Corp Broadcom Corporation, is a global leader and innovator in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. United States 11
Apple Inc Designer and manufacturer of consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. United States 3
Intel Corp United States 3
Texas Instruments Inc United States 3
Xilinx Inc United States 3
Cirrus Logic Inc Supplier of high-precision analog and digital signal processing components. United States 2
Entropic Communications Inc Provider of silicon and software solutions to enable connected home entertainment. United States 2
IBM Corp The world's largest computer company. United States 2
RF Micro Devices Inc RF Integrated Circuits for wireless broadband and cable communications. United States 2
Acuity Brands Lignting Inc One of the world's leading providers of lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. United States 1
Alcatel-Lucent France 1
Atheros Communications Inc Semiconductor system solutions for wireless communications products. United States 1
Avnet Inc 1
Celiant Corp United States 1
Ciena Corp Telecoms networking equipment company providing software & services that support the delivery & transport of voice, video & data services. United States 1
Cisco Systems Inc Networking hardware, software, and services United States 1
Conexant Systems Inc A leading provider of semiconductor devices for imaging and embedded modem applications United States 1
Emcore Corp Solar cell and fiber optic components manufacturer United States 1
Flextronics International Ltd Electronics manufacturing company offering services to original equipment manufacturers (OEM). Singapore 1
Freescale Semiconductor Inc United States 1


Acquisitions by industry of acquirer

Selected funding rounds

Date Company Profile Round Ccy Amount
6 Apr 2018 Nantero Inc High density non-volatile random access memory chips using carbon nanotubes (NRAMTM) N/A USD 29,700,000
Oct 2017 Horizon Robotics Inc Maker of robotics chips. Series A USD 100,000,000
31 Mar 2017 Arralis Ltd N/A EUR 50,000,000
Mar 2017 ARM Holdings PLC Private Equity USD 8,000,000,000
9 Dec 2016 Nantero Inc High density non-volatile random access memory chips using carbon nanotubes (NRAMTM) Venture USD 21,000,000
22 Nov 2016 Barefoot Networks Inc Series C USD 23,000,000
18 Aug 2016 Pixelligent Technologies LLC Maker of advanced materials for products used in solid state lighting, display and optical coatings and films applications. Venture USD 10,400,000
14 Jun 2016 Barefoot Networks Inc Series C USD 57,000,000
2 Jun 2016 Horizon Robotics Inc Maker of robotics chips. Series A
28 Jan 2016 Gridstore Inc Provider of hyper-converged all flash infrastructure. N/A USD 19,000,000
19 Jan 2016 Omni-ID Ltd Manufacturer and supplier of industrial RFID tags and visual tagging systems. N/A USD 21,000,000
Aug 2015 Nantero Inc High density non-volatile random access memory chips using carbon nanotubes (NRAMTM) Venture USD 9,390,000
1 Jun 2015 Barefoot Networks Inc Series B USD 50,000,000
Jun 2015 Nantero Inc High density non-volatile random access memory chips using carbon nanotubes (NRAMTM) Series E USD 30,500,000
26 Jan 2015 PragmatIC Printing Ltd PragmatIC enables printed electronic logic circuits that introduce intelligence and interactivity into a wide range of products and applications. N/A GBP 5,400,000
14 May 2014 Barefoot Networks Inc Series A USD 24,000,000
25 Dec 2013 Barefoot Networks Inc Seed USD 1,353,678
4 Oct 2013 3VR Inc Video intelligence company which enables organizations to search, mine and leverage video to bolster security. Debt USD 3,567,194
18 Apr 2013 Netronome Systems Inc A provider of high performance network flow processors and application. Series E USD 19,000,000
11 Apr 2013 Quantance Inc RF components Series D


Selected acquisitions

Date Company Profile Country Ccy Amount
7 Dec 2015 Freescale Semiconductor Inc United States USD 11,800,000,000
13 Aug 2015 Cambridge Silicon Radio PLC Offers complete AV, Connectivity and Location technology solutions. Listed on the LSE in 2004 at a capitalisation of £240m. United Kingdom
21 Jan 2014 Kovio Inc Developer of a new category of semiconductor products using printed silicon electronics and thin film technology United States USD 3,700,000
Mar 2013 RTI Holdings Ltd Hong Kong SAR, China
7 Jan 2013 Adura Technologies Inc Design, manufacture, and commissioning of energy management solutions for the retrofit of commercial buildings. United States
5 Nov 2012 Amalfi Semiconductor Inc A fabless developer of high-performance CMOS Power Amplifiers for the cellular industry. United States USD 47,500,000
6 Feb 2012 Unity Semiconductor Corp United States
20 Dec 2011 Anobit Technologies Ltd Fabless semiconductor startup focused on the NAND flash memory market Israel USD 390,000,000
15 Dec 2011 Novellus Systems Inc Leading provider of equipment for semiconductor fabrication. United States
9 Dec 2011 SiliconBlue Technologies Corp Semiconductor company that provides custom mobile device solutions for handheld applications. United States
23 Sep 2011 National Semiconductor Corp
19 Jul 2011 Fulcrum Microsystems Inc Semiconductor company that develops, markets and sells a new breed of high-performance interconnect switch chips. United States
May 2011 Sarance Technologies Provides semiconductor intellectual property (IP) solutions for broadband networks. Canada
May 2011 SiPort Inc Developer of silicon solutions to receive digital multimedia broadcast for the mobile market. United States
21 Mar 2011 Provigent Inc United States
Mar 2011 Soliant Energy Provider of innovative solar solutions for commercial rooftops United States
22 Nov 2010 Gigle Networks Inc Developer of system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for home networking over power lines. United States
20 Sep 2010 Netezza Corp United States
8 Sep 2010 Semtek Innovative Solutions Corp United States
10 Jun 2010 Virage Logic Corp Semiconductor intellectual property company. United States


Selected companies

Company type: 
Maker of robotics chips.
Company type: 
Fabless semiconductor company Developing next-generation mobile broadband solutions based on WiMAX and LTE standards.
Company type: 
Semiconductor company empowering today's mobile communications products with advanced, high performance & cost compelling CMOS wireless solutions.
Company type: 
Semiconductor company in the RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) space.
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