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リテルヒューズ、IXYS 社の買収を完了

CHICAGO, January 17, 2018 – Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) today announced the completion of its acquisition of IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ:IXYS). IXYS is a global pioneer in the power semiconductor market with a focus on medium- to high-voltage power semiconductors across the industrial, communications, consumer and medical device markets.

"Today marks a significant step forward in our company strategy to accelerate growth within the power control and industrial OEM markets," said Dave Heinzmann, President and Chief Executive Officer of Littelfuse. "The combination of our companies brings together a broad power semiconductor portfolio, complementary technology expertise and a strong talent pool."  

The transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to adjusted EPS. Littelfuse expects to achieve more than $30 million of annualized cost savings within the first two years after closing. The combination is also expected to create significant revenue synergy opportunities longer term, given the companies’ complementary offerings and combined customer base.

In conjunction with the close of the transaction, IXYS founder Dr. Nathan Zommer has been appointed to the Littelfuse Board of Directors, increasing the size of the board to nine members.

With today's transaction close, each former IXYS stockholder is entitled to receive, per IXYS share held immediately prior to the closing, either $23.00 in cash or 0.1265 of a share of Littelfuse common stock. In total, 50% of IXYS stock was converted into the cash consideration and 50% into the stock consideration.

リテルヒューズ会社案内
1927年創業のリテルヒューズは、電力制御とセンサー技術におけるプラットフォームの発展に貢献する回路保護分野の世界的大手企業です。 ヒューズ、セミコンダクタ、ポリマー、セラミックス、リレーおよびセンサーといった製品を必要とする電子機器、自動車および工業市場向けにサービスを提供しています。また、世界 50 ヵ所以上の拠点に 11,000 名以上の従業員を抱えています。詳細については弊社ウェブサイト Littelfuse.com をご覧ください。

1995年私募証券訴訟改革法の「セーフハーバー」条項。
本プレスリリースに記載されている内容は歴史的な事実ではなく、PSLRA のセーフハーバー条項に該当する「将来の見通しに関する記述」の構成を目的としています。 These statements may involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, risks relating to product demand and market acceptance; economic conditions; the impact of competitive products and pricing; product quality problems or product recalls; capacity and supply difficulties or constraints; coal mining exposures reserves; failure of an indemnification for environmental liability; exchange rate fluctuations; commodity price fluctuations; the effect of Littelfuse, Inc.'s ("Littelfuse" or the "Company") accounting policies; labor disputes; restructuring costs in excess of expectations; pension plan asset returns less than assumed; uncertainties related to political or regulatory changes; the integration of the recently acquired business of IXYS Corporation ("IXYS") and the risk that expected benefits, synergies and growth prospects of the acquisition of IXYS may not be achieved in a timely manner, or at all; and other risks which may be detailed in the company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings.単独または複数のこれらの危険性および不確実性が実現した場合、または基礎的前提が不正確であることが証明された場合、実際の結果および成果がこの将来の見通しに関する記述で提示または示唆されている内容と大きく異なる可能性があります。 This release should be read in conjunction with information provided in the financial statements appearing in the company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016.リテルヒューズの危険因子に関してさらなる考察が必要な場合は、項目 1A を参照してください: 2016年12月31日に終了する年度に関する、フォーム 10-K における同社の年次報告書にまつわる「危険因子」。