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Cabot Microelectronics Corporation Acquired NexPlanar Corporation

26 Nov 2015 • by Natalie Aster

LONDON – Cabot Microelectronics Corporation announced the completion of acquisition of NexPlanar Corporation. The acquisition agreement was signed on September 27th. The purchase price was approximately USD 142.3 million. NexPlanar specializes in the trade, manufacture and development of advanced CMP pad solutions for the semiconductor industry. The acquisition was funded from Cabot Microelectronics’ available cash balance.

As of FY 2014, the company’s revenues registered a YoY decline from USD 433.1 million to USD 424.7 million. Cabot Microelectronics’ gross profit fell by 4.24%. Operating income and net income decreased by 6.14% (FY 2014 – USD 71.8 million) and 3.42% (FY 2014 – USD 50.8 million), respectively.

Cabot Microelectronics Corporation is one of the global top suppliers of chemical mechanical planarization polishing slurries and also a growing CMP pad supplier to the semiconductor industry. This company manufactures and sells CMP slurries for polishing various insulating, conducting and isolating materials applied in integrated circuit devices, aw well as for polishing magnetic heads and disk substrates used in hard disk drives. Cabot Microelectronics Corporation was founded in 1999; and the company’s headquarters is located in Aurora, IL.

Valuable information on the company’s business, services, strengths and weaknesses as well as news on the company’s activities and competitors’ profiles can be found in the report “Cabot Microelectronics Corp. Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis” worked out by BAC Reports and recently published at MarketPublishers.com.

Report Details:

Cabot Microelectronics Corp. Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
Date: November, 2015
Pages: 70

Other company reports containing SWOT analyses and financial information, industry chain analyses and competitor analysis can be found in Company Reports Catalogue.


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