Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Vishay Acquires Capella Microsystems

Yahoo: Vishay Intertechnology acquired all of the remaining outstanding shares of Taiwan based Capella Microsystems for approximately NT$668.2 million or US$21.0 million. Vishay initially acquired 88.95% of Capella’s shares in September 2014 for the aggregate price approximately NT$6.05 billion (approximately US$201.2 million).

Capella is a manufacturer various light, proximity, and color sensors, including gesture control sensors. In the past, the company has tried to enter CMOS sensors market with no success, apparently.

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