NeoPhotonics to Acquire Semiconductor Optical Business Unit of LAPIS Semiconductor
(Benzinga Lightning Feed Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire
the semiconductor optical components business unit (OCU) of LAPIS
Semiconductor Co., Ltd. LAPIS Semiconductor is a wholly-owned subsidiary
of ROHM Co. Ltd. OCU is to be acquired by NeoPhotonics Semiconductor GK,
a Japanese subsidiary of NeoPhotonics.
Today's rapidly accelerating demand for bandwidth is driving increasing
needs for capable, scalable telecommunication networks. These advanced
network systems are increasingly relying upon photonic integration
technologies based on advanced components and scalable device
integration approaches. This
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