SPTS

SPTS is a UK-headquartered international capital equipment provider servicing high growth manufacturing applications within the global microchip industry.

Sector Manufacturing & Industrials Office London
Acquired 2011 Deal size N/D

Background

The company designs, manufactures, sells and supports advanced capital equipment which, as part of the production process for microchips, is used to deposit and remove materials from semiconducting wafers." One of its largest and fastest growing market is capital equipment for the production of ultra-small mechanical sensors (micro-electro mechanical systems, "MEMS") that are used in smartphones, tablet computers, and game consoles.

In July 2014 SPTS was acquired by Orbotech Ltd. for $365 million.

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