Soitec expands its engineered substrate portfolio into GaN (Gallium Nitride) with the acquisition of EpiGaN nv

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- 13/05/2019

Acquisition accelerates Soitec’s penetration across high-growth 5G, power and sensor market segments

Bernin (Grenoble), France: May 13, 2019 – Soitec (Euronext Paris), an industry leader in designing and manufacturing innovative semiconductor materials, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire EpiGaN, a leading European supplier of GaN epitaxial wafer (epi-wafer) materials, for €30M in cash, plus an additional earn-out payment based on completion of certain milestones. EpiGaN’s GaN products are used primarily within RF 5G, power electronics, and sensor applications, with the total addressable market of GaN technologies estimated to be between 500,000 to 1M wafers per year within five years.

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