Semiconductor Market Review 2017

We are proud to release our latest M&A Market Review on the semiconductor industry

The global semiconductor industry is evolving steadily, driven by product innovation coupled with aggressive research and development and new manufacturing technologies. Increasing digitalisation has propelled the demand for semiconductors and changed the way the industry operates.

Over the past couple of years, semiconductor companies have outperformed the broader index, buoyed by the range of technology drivers, including the emergence in the applicability of the internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), 3D printing and augmented and virtual reality (AR/VR).

Acuity’s Semiconductor Market Review provides an overview of the key themes within the industry over the past 6 months and is broken down into the following three sections:

  • Market Dynamics – analysis of key drivers impacting the semiconductor market along with analysis of how subsectors are performing (EDA, Fabless IC, Fabrication, Integrated IC, IP Providers and Tools Providers)
  • Transaction Analysis – analysis of global mid-market deal values and volumes alongside some of the top mid-market semiconductor transactions in 2017
  • Valuation Analysis – analysis of mid-market semiconductor transactions by both EV/Revenue and EV/EBITDA multiples

Download the report here

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We know technology – that’s why we’re the industry’s trusted M&A advisor. Our partners are senior players in tech and M&A: skilled at getting to the heart of a technology business, understanding what will attract buyers, and building long-lasting relationships. We have an unrivalled understanding of the industry’s complexities and personalities – our track record and client feedback are compelling evidence of that. We’re an international firm – most of our deals are cross-border, from offices in London, Munich, Shanghai and Silicon Valley – but we’re grounded in our approach. We move quickly when it’s needed, and we’re around for the long haul when patience is a virtue. We’ve maintained a very high success rate across hundreds of deals while keeping our focus on doing what’s right for our clients. From first meeting to successful exit, we earn the trust that clients and investors put in us. Learn more here.

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