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Q3 2015

Silicon wafer

AVAILABLE FOR SALE: QUALCOMM INFRASTRUCTURE-RICH CLEANROOM FAB, SAN JOSE, CA

ATREG is pleased to announce that it has been retained by Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, Inc. to facilitate the sale of its state-of-the-art cleanroom facility located in San Jose, Calif. The fab, currently in production by Qualcomm for MEMS display R&D, is also well suited for prototype, pilot, and low-volume manufacturing and can accommodate the needs of multiple advanced technology sectors requiring a critical environment.

Qualcomm fab San Jose USAHighlights

  • Facility (92,864 sq. ft.) located on a 5.4-acre site
  • Class 10-10,000 cleanroom (22,240 sq. ft.)
  • Ability to acquire a fully integrated 150mm process tool line
  • Potential to retain the fab’s existing highly skilled workforce
  • Certifications: ISO Class 4 and ISO Class 5 (2015)

Please email us for any questions about this facility or to request a copy of our offering memorandum.

 

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ATREG APPOINTS EX-AMAZON WADE MOLLER AS VICE PRESIDENT

ATREG is pleased to announce that it has appointed Wade Moller as Vice President. Wade, who brings over 12 years of experience to the company, assists the Seattle team with global account management and the facilitation of fab and cleanroom disposition transactions. He comes from the online retail giant Amazon where he advised the company on the efficient structuring for its foreign supply chains, non-U.S. business operations, as well as asset acquisitions and dispositions. Wade also advised other areas of the business such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s Lab 126, and Amazon Publishing.

Prior to Amazon, as an Assistant Director at Weyerhaeuser, Wade consulted with the company’s leadership team and assisted the Weyerhaeuser Solutions and Cellulose Fibers businesses with negotiating and drafting consulting agreements, global sales agreements, advisory contracts, and technology license agreements. During his career, he has also held senior positions at such companies as Intellectual Ventures and Washington Mutual.

Wade holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation degree from the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law in Gainesville, Fla. where he was also the recipient of the Graduate Tax Scholar Award. He earned his Juris Doctor with high honors magna cum laude from Willamette University’s College of Law in Salem, Ore. and received a Bachelor of Science degree from Willamette University’s College of Liberal Arts in Salem, Ore.

 

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AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE: CYPRESS OPERATIONAL 200MM FAB, BLOOMINGTON, MN

Cypress Semiconductor has appointed ATREG as its exclusive advisor for the disposition of its operational 200mm manufacturing facility located in Bloomington, Minnesota. This cost-effective, automotive-qualified fab offers approx. 80,000 sq. ft. of cleanroom, on-site wafer sort and failure analysis capability, as well as a highly experienced workforce.

Cypress fab, Bloomington, USAThe facility includes a fully integrated tool line capable of producing approx. 16,700 wafers per month (350nm to 90nm), a possible supply contract, and the potential to license process intellectual property (IP). It also represents one of the only opportunities for semiconductor companies to add production-level 200mm manufacturing capacity in the USA.

Highlights  

  • Possible multi-year supply contract to generate revenue during product qualification and production ramp
  • Potential future expansion on an approx. 14.7-acre site
  • Wide array of 416 tools capable of manufacturing products in the consumer, industrial, and automotive segments
  • Additional opportunity to license process IP as part of the transaction
  • Category 1A Trusted facility accredited by the DMEA
  • Potential to acquire existing foundry business associated with the fab

Please email us for any questions about this facility or to request a copy of our offering memorandum.

 

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