Entrepix, Inc. is a globally recognized expert in chemical mechanical polishing (CMP) and wafer cleaning serving the semiconductor and related industries. Entrepix is expected to expand Amtech’s market opportunity and accelerate growth in the front-end wafer processing market, including silicon carbide applications.
Amtech Systems, Inc. is a leading, global manufacturer of capital equipment, including thermal processing and wafer polishing, and related consumables used in fabricating semiconductor devices.
“Joining Amtech represents the next step in the growth of Entrepix to further penetrate the CMP industry through our engineered products, capital equipment, and services,” said Steve Horowitz, Entrepix co-founder. “Both companies share a culture of technical leadership, combined with deep domain expertise and unparalleled customer service, which we believe will further differentiate the combined solutions and drive success.”
Acuity Advisors acted as sole financial advisor to Entrepix throughout the process.
Tim Tobin, Co-Founder of Entrepix, said:
“We were hugely impressed by the Acuity team who are real experts in the space. They understood not only our business and the market, but also more detailed founder related considerations. They possess and fully utilized great connections throughout the industry, provided well-considered advice through the process and worked tirelessly to get the deal done.”
Brian Snelling, Director at Acuity, said:
“We are delighted to have worked with the Entrepix team to secure a transaction which delivers an excellent outcome for all parties. This transaction underlines Acuity’s position as the leading advisor to mid-market semiconductor businesses.”
Richard Baker, Managing Partner at Acuity, said:
“We’ve very much enjoyed working with the Entrepix team on this transaction, which is yet another fantastic example of a semiconductor capital equipment deal from Acuity.”