ASML Holding N.V. – seller
Other parties involved
Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc.; Liteq B.V.
Nature of transaction
Liteq develops chip packaging machines that work on the basis of lithographic methods, a new way of packaging, enabling the chip industry to respond to the semiconductors always becoming smaller and thinner.
Liteq’s technologies were developed through close cooperation of several technology, financial and developmental organizations within the region including ASML Netherlands BV, Beltec Holding BV, the Brabant Development Agency (BOM), Sioux, Random Capital BV and Torrente BV.
Liteq is located in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, the heart of Europe’s Brainport Eindhoven. This innovative area offers a dense concentration of technology-centric customers, strategic suppliers and highly-skilled employees.
Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. is a Singapore-based provider of semiconductor packaging and electronic assembly solutions. Its existing Netherlands facility, housing a workforce of over 200 employees is also based in Eindhoven.
Value of transaction
Undisclosed, but more than EUR 5 million
7 July 2017
De Brauw involvement
Stibbe – advisor to the purchaser
Kennedy van der Laan – lead counsel acting for the joint sellers
De Brauw lead partner
Compliments of DeBrauw