Semiconductors & Semiconductor Capital Equipment
GigPeak, Inc. raised $28.8 million in its follow-on offering at $2.00 per share. Needham acted as a joint bookrunner on the transaction. The Company’s underwriters fully exercised their option to purchase an additional 1,875,000 shares of common stock at the follow-on offering price to cover over-allotments. The net proceeds from the sale of the shares from the offering will be used by GigPeak, Inc. for potential acquisitions for strategic growth, including to acquire critical technologies and scalable businesses. It intends to focus on multiple global attractive acquisition targets.
GigPeak, Inc. (NYSE MKT:GIG) is a leading innovator of semiconductor ICs and software solutions for high-speed connectivity and high-quality video compression over the Network and the Cloud. The focus of the company is to develop and deliver products that enable lower power consumption and faster data connectivity, more efficient use of network infrastructure, broader connectivity to the Cloud, and reduce the total cost of ownership of existing network pipes from the core to the end user. GigPeak addresses both the speed of data transmission and the amount of bandwidth the data consumes within the network, and provides solutions that increase the efficiency of the Internet of Things, leveraging its strength in high-speed connectivity and high quality video compression. The extended product portfolio provides more flexibility to support changing market requirements from ICs and MMICs through full software programmability and cost efficient custom ASICs.