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Analog Devices宣布收购Maxim Integrated

2020-07-14 10:14:00  来源:美通社 【返回列表】

加强其模拟半导体市场领导地位

  • 以产生82亿美元营收[1]的产品组合创造持续增长趋势,扩展业务规模和多样性
  • 增加专业领域知识,扩展工程技术能力,以开发出更完整的解决方案,解决客户复杂的问题与挑战
  • 预计将在交易结束时增加自由现金流,在交易结束后18个月内提升调整后每股收益(EPS),并在第二年年底实现2.75亿美元的成本协同效益

北京2020年7月14日 /美通社/ -- Analog Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADI)和Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (Nasdaq:MXIM)7月13日宣布双方已达成最终协议,ADI公司以全股交易方式收购Maxim,合并后公司总市值超过680亿美元[2]。两家公司董事会已一致批准本次交易。通过拓展在多个极具吸引力的终端市场的业务广度和规模,本次交易将加强ADI的模拟半导体领导地位。

根据协议条款,交易结束后,持有Maxim普通股的股东,每股可兑换0.630股ADI公司普通股。交易结束后,ADI的当前股东将持有合并后公司大约69%的股份,而Maxim股东将持有大约31%的股份。本次交易旨在获得美国联邦所得税法免税重组资格。

ADI总裁兼首席执行官Vincent Roche表示:“我们今天与Maxim共同发表振奋人心的声明,诠释了ADI搭建连接现实与数字世界桥梁这一愿景的下一步举措。ADI和Maxim都致力于解决客户复杂的问题,合并后,我们将进一步拓展技术和人才的广度和深度,从而能够开发出更完整的领先解决方案。Maxim是一家享有盛誉的信号处理和电源管理公司,拥有成熟的技术组合和令人印象深刻的设计创新历史。我们强强联合,共同努力以实现半导体行业的下一波增长,同时为所有人创造一个更健康、更安全、更加可持续的未来。”

Maxim Integrated总裁兼首席执行官Tunç Doluca表示:“在过去三十多年里,我们一直坚守信念:不断创新并开发高性能半导体产品,助力客户进行发明创造。未来,我非常高兴能够与ADI公司一起持续突破技术边界,超越一切可能。我们两家公司都拥有丰富的工程技术专业知识和浓厚的创新文化。我们将携手打造一个更强大的行业领导者,为我们的客户、员工和股东创造卓越价值。”

本次交易结束后,Maxim的两名董事将加入ADI董事会,其中包括Maxim总裁兼首席执行官Tunç Doluca。

令人信服的战略和财务理由

  • 拓展全球业务的行业领导者:此次合并加强了ADI在模拟半导体市场的领导地位,在形式上,预期收入将达到82亿美元[1],自由现金流将达到27亿美元[1]。Maxim在汽车和数据中心市场的实力与ADI横跨广泛工业、通信和数字医疗市场的实力相辅相成,必将推动关键长期增长趋势。在电源管理方面,Maxim聚焦应用的产品类型与ADI面向广泛市场的产品类别形成互补。
  • 丰富的专业领域知识和技术能力业内一流技术的整合将进一步强化ADI的专业领域知识和工程技术能力,横跨从直流至100 Ghz、从毫微瓦至千瓦、从传感器至云端的范围,覆盖5万多种产品。合并后公司可以提供更完整的解决方案,服务超过12万5千家的客户,抓住总额达600亿美元目标市场[3]的机遇。
  • 创新主导增长的共同理念:双方拥有相近的企业文化,即重视人才、创新和卓越工程,工程师总共超过10,000名,年度研发投资近15亿美元[1]。合并后公司将继续吸引各个领域的顶级工程人才。
  • 收益增长和成本节约:由于更低的运营支出和销货成本,预计在交易结束后18个月内,调整后每股收益会逐步提升,到第二年年底,成本协同效益达到2.75亿美元。交易结束后第三年年底,制造流程优化有望带来更多成本协同效益。
  • 强大的财务实力和现金流能力:ADI希望合并后公司能有更强劲的资产负债表表现,预估净杠杆率接近1.2x[4]。此次交易也有望在结束时提升自由现金流,为股东带来更多回报。

时间和批准

在满足包括美国和美国以外监管部门批准以及双方公司股东批准在内的成交条件后,本次交易预计将于2021年夏季完成。

顾问

摩根士丹利担任ADI首席财务顾问。美银证券担任财务顾问。Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz担任法律顾问。

摩根大通担任Maxim独家财务顾问,Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP担任法律顾问。

电话会议和网络广播信息

ADI于美国东部时间7月13日上午8:30召开电话会议讨论此次交易。

会议结束大约两小时后提供回放,两周内可通过拨打855-859-2056来访问,会议ID为:3573127。

关于ADI公司

Analog Devices, Inc.是全球领先的高性能模拟技术公司,致力于解决最艰巨的工程设计挑战。凭借杰出的检测、测量、电源、连接和解译技术,搭建连接现实世界和数字世界的智能化桥梁,从而帮助客户重新认识周围的世界。详情请浏览ADI官网http://www.analog.com/cn

关于Maxim Integrated

Maxim Integrated致力于开发创新的模拟和混合信号产品与技术,让系统更小巧、更智能,同时增强其安全性能、提高能效。我们助力客户在汽车、工业、健康、移动消费和云数据中心等领域的创新设计,提供业界领先的方案,让世界变得更美好。欲了解更多信息,请访问:http://www.maximintegrated.com

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[1] 基于2019财年ADI财报,以及截至2019年9月28日的12个月内Maxim的财务状况。

[2] 根据2020年7月10日的完全稀释股份的股价和最新报告的净债务。

[3] 数据来源: WSTS 2023模拟半导体预测

[4] 基于最近一个季度末的报告; ADI,2020年5月2日;  Maxim,2020年3月28日

 

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