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A Message from President & CEO Stephen Rothrock

Silicon chips

As the advanced technology industry enters a new phase of consolidation, having the finger on the pulse of what happens with regard to global fab offer and demand is now more important than ever before. Selling infrastructure-rich manufacturing assets such as operational semiconductor fabs and cleanrooms takes a very specific set of skills and knowledge. ATREG was created in 2000 to meet the need of the global semiconductor industry for strategic advisory services related to the disposition of complex and illiquid infrastructure-rich manufacturing assets. ATREG was the first company invited into Japan by Renesas to advise on the sale of their operational 300mm semiconductor fab located in Yamagata Prefecture which we successfully sold to Sony. Our team then went on to successfully sell two other 200mm fabs in Japan over a span of 15 months. In 2013, we established a physical presence in Tokyo, Japan to oversee our growing Asian operations.

Stephen Rothrock CEO ATREGWe have been involved in 25% of all fab transactions worldwide since 2004. Our success ratio is 80% on operational fab sales and 100% on cleanroom sales. By working with our clients as an extension to their internal strategic development teams, our fab transactions close within 12 months vs. 4.5 years on average if conducted by companies on their own or by using a commercial real estate broker, saving clients millions of dollars in associated costs. Since our inception, we are proud to have earned the trust of and served some of the world’s largest and most reputable companies in the semiconductor, assembly & test, display, and electronics sectors in the USA, Europe, and Asia, including Atmel, Freescale, Fujitsu, IBM, Infineon, Maxim, Micron, NXP, Renesas, Sony, and Texas Instruments.

We pride ourselves on the high caliber and experience of our people, the global reach of our executive industry relationships, the depth of our market knowledge, the exemplary quality of our client service, and the successful execution of complex and difficult disposition assignments that translate into concrete bottom line results for our clients. By uncovering and driving competitive demand, we increase our clients’ negotiating leverage, maximize value, and minimize liabilities.

Companies looking for reliable manufacturing alternatives can rely on ATREG’s long-standing global fab transaction experience to ensure they make the best choice when it comes to the most adequate manufacturing structures for their specific strategic objectives. Don’t hesitate to contact me directly or a member of our team with any questions. We look forward to apply our proven, methodical approach to your future manufacturing asset dispositions and contribute to your company’s long-term, sustained growth.

Sincerely,

Stephen Rothrock
President & CEO

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