Inphi Completes Acquisition of eSilicon

Created January 15, 2020
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Inphi says it has completed the acquisition of eSilicon, as announced on November 11, 2019, in a transaction valued at approximately US$216 million in both cash and the assumption of debt. Inphi says the deal further solidifies Inphi’s market leadership and scale in high-performance electro-optics.

“We are pleased to complete the acquisition of eSilicon,” said Ford Tamer, President and CEO of Inphi Corporation (pictured). “We welcome eSilicon to the Inphi family and are excited to advance our shared commitments in driving successful customer engagement, industry-leading innovation, and best of class execution.”

Inphi believes this acquisition will further reinforce its premier positioning in data centre interconnects, expand its presence into strategic geographic regions for talent acquisition and accelerate its strategic roadmap in developing electro-optics solutions for our Cloud and telecom customers.

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by Peter Dykes

Peter Dykes is a independent telecoms and technology journalist who has over that last 30 years written for a wide range of B2B publications and companies. A former BT engineer, he specialises in networks and associated support systems. He is currently Editor of Optical Connections.