Notable mergers, acquisitions in Mass.
Skyworks Solutions Inc.
Acquired: SiGe Semiconductor Inc.
Price: $210 million in cash
Date: May, 2011
Woburn-based Skyworks Solutions Inc., an analog chip maker – one of its chips can be seen here – announced an acquisition of SiGE Semiconductor, a manufacturer of equipment that enables wireless interconnection between electronic devices, for $210 million initially and an additional $65 million if certain performance targets are met over the next 12 months.
The company also announced a deal to buy fellow chip maker Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal worth about $262.5 million.