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  • September 1st, 2021
  • Synaptics Inc. announced it is acquiring DSP Group Inc. for US$538 million in cash, to add audio and smart voice capabilities to its Internet of things (IoT) portfolio.
  • August 4th, 2021
  • On August 3rd, Marvell Technology, Inc. and Innovium, Inc. announced a definitive agreement under which Marvell will acquire Innovium in an all-stock transaction.
    Marvell is buying Innovium for $1.1 billion in stock, but Marvell will use Innovium cash and equivalents worth approximately $145 million to help finance the deal.
  • July 17th, 2021
  • On July 15th Mobix Labs Inc. announced it has acquired all of the assets and intellectual property (IP) of Cosemi Technologies Inc.
    Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
  • May 14th, 2021
  • Nuclera announced on May 12th, 2021, the acquisition of the digital microfluidics unit from E Ink Holdings Inc. into the newly formed US subsidiary of Nuclera.
    In the transaction, E Ink will contribute intellectual property, equipment, and highly specialized scientists and engineers. Reciprocally, E Ink will become the largest strategic shareholder in Nuclera.
  • May 11th, 2021
  • CEVA, Inc. announced on May 10th, 2021, that it agreed to acquire Massachusetts-based Intrinsix Corp. for approximately $33 million in cash, subject to working capital and other customary purchase price adjustments. The closing of the acquisition is anticipated to take place during the second quarter of 2021.
  • April 22nd, 2021
  • Skyworks Solutions, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Silicon Laboratories Inc. under which Skyworks will acquire the Infrastructure & Automotive business of Silicon Labs in an all-cash asset transaction valued at $2.75 billion.
  • February 8th, 2021
  • Renesas Electronics Corporation and Dialog Semiconductor Plc today announced they have reached an agreement on the terms of a recommended all-cash acquisition by Renesas of the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Dialog for EUR 67.50 per share, representing a total equity value of approximately EUR 4.9 billion.
  • January 14th, 2021
  • Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire NUVIA Inc. for approximately $1.4 billion before working capital and other adjustments. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approval under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended.
  • January 4th, 2021
  • Teledyne Technologies Incorporated and FLIR Systems, Inc. jointly announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Teledyne will acquire FLIR in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $8.0 billion.
    Under the terms of the agreement, FLIR stockholders will receive $28.00 per share in cash and 0.0718 shares of Teledyne common stock for each FLIR share, which implies a total purchase price of $56.00 per FLIR share based on Teledyne’s 5-day volume weighted average price as of December 31st, 2020. The transaction reflects a 40% premium for FLIR stockholders based on FLIR’s 30-day volume weighted average price as of December 31st, 2020.
  • January 2nd, 2021
  • Airoha Technology Corporation, a MediaTek subsidiary, has offered to buy all 68.55 million shares of IC Plus at NT$22 per share, MediaTek said in a regulatory filing. The deal is subject to the approval of shareholders at an extraordinary meeting on February 23rd.