Allegro MicroSystems, a global provider of power and sensing semiconductor technology, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Crocus Technology, an expert in advanced TMR sensor technology.
The cost: $420 million in cash, subject to customary working capital adjustments.
This acquisition accelerates Allegro’s TMR roadmap and strengthens its leading position in the magnetic sensing market. Tunnel Magnetoresistance (TMR) currently represents the fastest-growing technology in magnetic sensing with an estimated 30% CAGR through 2030.
“On behalf of the entire company, I am thrilled to welcome the Crocus team to Allegro. We look forward to working together to bring Crocus’ TMR technology and our combined value proposition to our customers,” said Vineet Nargolwala, President and CEO of Allegro. “We expect this combination to solidify Allegro as a leading TMR semiconductor company by leveraging a unique opportunity to drive broader adoption of TMR technology across high-growth strategic focus areas, including e-mobility, clean energy, and automation.”
The acquisition was funded by a combination of cash on hand and a new seven-year $250 million senior secured term loan.
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