Semiconductors

At AGC we continue to see great promise and market activity throughout the semiconductor value chain for companies with differentiated, disruptive technology. Semiconductor IPOs have become increasingly rare due to market and customer concentration, and there has been significant consolidation amongst public semiconductor companies. This has led the $340-billion semiconductor industry, upon which all of the global IT economy rests, to become increasingly challenged in terms of innovation and organic growth. As a result, there is a great opportunity for high-value exits for innovative companies that have been able to achieve market acceptance and revenue growth despite the difficult fund-raising market. Areas of opportunity exist across the complete value chain including ICs as well as IP, EDA tools and equipment, and across high value applications such as Analog, Power, RF, MEMS, IoT, Security and Cloud Computing.

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We were very pleased to complete our transaction with Panasonic. Joe and AGC's commitment, persistence and broad relationships enabled us to fully explore all our options and select the best partner for Qualtre. Edgar Masri, Chief Executive Officer, Qualtre

AGC Partners acted as sole financial advisor to Qualtre in December, 2016

AGC began working with EpiWorks several years ago, becoming familiar with our business and Company as we serve a highly specialized market. Together, we built a process to rapidly evaluate opportunities and recognize potential strategic partnerships. As the opportunity to partner with II-VI grew, Rob was able to rapidly drive a successful transaction through an intense process and achieve an outcome that the founders and management are very proud of. I would recommend AGC as a financial advisor. Quesnell Hartmann, Chief Executive Officer, EpiWorks

AGC Partners acted as sole financial advisor to EpiWorks in February, 2016

AGC brought Heico to the table and guided us through a challenging transaction right to the closing. I am now AGC’s best salesman. Thanks for making it happen. George Dannecker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Vette Corp.

AGC acted as sole financial advisor to Vette Corp in April, 2012