Status Update:  Upcoming/New Filing

 

Acquirer:  Renesas Electronics Corp. (Japan)

Acquired:  Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (US)

Value:  Approx. US$6.7 Billion

Industry:  Semiconductors


On September 10, 2018, Integrated Device Technology, Inc., a Delaware corporation that produces semiconductor devices for communications, computing, and consumer electronic markets, entered into a merger agreement with Renesas Electronics Corporation, a Japanese supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions.  (See Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Form 8-K, Sept. 11, 2018, SEC Filing.)  Integrated Device Technology produces “analog mixed-signal products including sensors, high performance interconnect, RF & optical and wireless power,” that will “enable Renesas to create growth in expanding data economy fields and to further strengthen its presence in the industrial and automotive segments.”  (Press Release, Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Form 8-K, Ex.-99.1, Sept. 11, 2018, SEC Filing.)  Filing a Notice and obtaining CFIUS approval is a condition for closing the merger.  (See Section 7.1(d), Agreement and Plan of Merger, Integrated Device Technology, Inc., Form 8-K, Ex.-2.1, Sept. 11, 2018, SEC Filing.)  Renesas recently completed the CFIUS process for its acquisition of Intersil Corp., another US based semiconductor company.  (See Trade Practitioner blog post on this transaction here.)