- Dialog Semiconductor acquires the German company Creative Chips
- The transaction is part of a new initiative by Dialog to enter the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) semiconductor market
- Ebner Stolz provides buy-side Financial and Tax Due Diligence support as well as SPA advice
Stuttgart, 16th October 2019 – The auditing and consulting firm Ebner Stolz advised Dialog Semiconductor plc (Dialog) on its acquisition of Creative Chips GmbH by providing Financial and Tax Due Diligence services.
Dialog Semiconductor plc, a company listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, acquired 100% of the shares in Creative Chips GmbH. Dialog is a leading provider of power management, charging, AC/DC power conversion, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth low energy technology.
Creative Chips is a German fabless semiconductor company with a growing Integrated Circuits (IC) business supplying a broad portfolio of industrial Ethernet and other mixed-signal products to top-tier, blue-chip manufacturers of industrial and building automation systems. Creative Chips is headquartered in Bingen close to Frankfurt am Main with an additional design centre in Dresden.
The transaction allows Dialog to establish itself as a proven supplier that is well-positioned to capture the significant growth potential of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) semiconductor market. It also provides Dialog with a rich portfolio of core IC products.
Ebner Stolz team: Katja Hägele (Project managing Partner Transaction Advisory Services, Lead Financial Due Diligence), Benedict Freely (Financial Due Diligence), Alexander Euchner (Partner M&A Tax, Tax Due Diligence) and Andreas Forrai (Tax Due Diligence)
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