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ATREG successfully advises Cypress Semiconductor on sale of 200mm Bloomington, Minn. fab

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Buyer SkyWater Technology Foundry to continue producing wafers for Cypress and other semiconductor manufacturers; Transaction keeps semiconductor manufacturing in the USA Seattle, Wash., March 2, 2017 – ATREG, Inc., which specializes in helping global companies divest and acquire infrastructure-rich advanced technology cleanroom assets, announced today that it has successfully advised Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) on

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ATREG appoints Annie Rothrock as associate

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Firm strengthens Seattle project team  Seattle, Wash., January 11, 2016 – ATREG, Inc., which specializes in helping global companies dispose of infrastructure-rich advanced technology cleanroom assets, announced today that it has appointed Annie Rothrock as its newest Associate. Annie is responsible for providing the team with project-specific and general support for client fab disposition and acquisition assignments,

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Renesas Technology Campus in Kofu, Japan Now Available for Sale

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23.4-acre property offering significant power and water is available as a single or multiple parcels to accommodate buyer specific need; attractive purchase opportunity for adaptive reuse or redevelopment Seattle, Wash., May 4, 2015 – ATREG, Inc., which specializes in helping global companies dispose of infrastructure-rich advanced technology manufacturing assets, announced today in conjunction with Cushman

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ATREG Presents at SEMI’s 2015 European 3D TSV Summit

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Seattle, Wash., November 24, 2014 – ATREG, Inc., a leading advisor in the disposition and acquisition of infrastructure-rich advanced technology manufacturing assets, announced today that senior vice president and principal Barnett Silver will present at the third edition of SEMI Europe’s 2015 European 3D TSV Summit to be held January 19-21 in Grenoble, France. On

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ATREG Successfully Advises Micron on 200mm Fab Sale in Italy

Former Micron Avezzano fab

Seattle, USA, May 6, 2013 – ATREG, Inc., a global advisory firm to the semiconductor industry headquartered in Seattle, USA, announced today that it has successfully advised Micron Technology, Inc. (Nasdaq:MU) in the sale of its semiconductor manufacturing subsidiary whose primary asset consists of an advanced 200mm CMOS image sensor fab based in Avezzano, Italy.

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Global Demand for 150mm Operational Fabs Still Strong, Reports Global Advisory Firm ATREG

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Operational fabs for sale such as Renesas’ operational, automotive-qualified 150mm fab in Ube, Japan offer attractive supply agreement for long-term, cost-effective manufacturing SEMICON Japan 2012, Tokyo, Japan, December 5, 2012 – ATREG, Inc., a global advisory firm to the semiconductor industry headquartered in Seattle, USA, reports today that the market is still showing strong demand

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Wharton School and ATREG Release Key Findings of Joint Global IDM Industry Study

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Systematic analysis of the nature of challenges faced by semiconductor companies reveals IDM firms are faster to market with new product designs on existing manufacturing processes; fabless companies are faster to market with new designs on new manufacturing processes Seattle, Wash., November 6, 2012 – ATREG, Inc., a global advisory firm to the semiconductor industry

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Global MEMS Sector Shows Strong Demand for Operational Semiconductor Manufacturing Fabs Available for Purchase, Reports Global Advisory Firm ATREG

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Operational fabs for sale could fill capacity gap to meet robust global demand for MEMS devices driven by explosive growth within smartphone and tablet segments MEMS Executive Congress Europe 2012, Zurich, Switzerland, March 20, 2012 – ATREG, Inc., an advisory firm to the global semiconductor industry headquartered in Seattle, USA and a new member of

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ATREG Successfully Advises IDT on 200mm U.S. Fab Sale

Former IDT Hillsboro fab

Hillsboro, Oregon facility sold to Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS); Transaction completes IDT’s transition to fabless semiconductor company Seattle, Wash., February 15, 2012 – ATREG (Advanced Technology Resource Group), a Seattle-based advisory firm to the global semiconductor industry, announced today that it has successfully advised Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) (NASDAQ: IDTI) in the

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Texas Instruments Engages ATREG as Advisor for Fab Sales in Japan and USA

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Global advisory firm to find qualified buyers for 150mm fab and advanced 300mm assembly, test, and packaging operation (Hiji, Japan) and 150mm fab and wafer bump facility (Houston, TX) Seattle, Wash., February 13, 2012 – ATREG (Advanced Technology Resource Group), a Seattle-based advisory firm to the global semiconductor industry, announced today that it has been

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ATREG Appoints International Advisory Board

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High-profile semiconductor executives and influencers from around the world help steer company’s future growth and business direction Seattle, Wash., September 28, 2011 – ATREG (Advanced Technology Resource Group), a Seattle-based global advisory firm to the semiconductor industry, announced today that one year after becoming a successful independent entity, it has appointed an international advisory board

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ATREG and Colliers International Secure Sale of Freescale Semiconductor’s East Kilbride, Scotland facility

Former Freescale East Kilbride fab

Sale and partial leaseback agreed with Clowes Developments (Scotland) Limited Seattle, Wash., August 17, 2011 – ATREG, Inc. (Advanced Technology Resource Group), a Seattle-based global advisory firm to the semiconductor industry, and Colliers International have facilitated the successful sale and partial leaseback of the Freescale Semiconductor campus at East Kilbride, Scotland, in a deal which

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ATREG Named 42nd Best Company to Work For in Washington by Seattle Business Magazine

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Company attributes first-time recognition in small business category to open and communicative culture Seattle, Wash., June 17, 2011 – ATREG (Advanced Technology Resource Group), a Seattle-based global advisory firm to the semiconductor industry, announced today that it was named 42nd Best Company to Work for in Washington by Seattle Business Magazine (Small Business category) at

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ATREG Acts as Financial Advisor to the Insolvency Administrator of Qimonda Dresden in Sale of its 300mm Fabs

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Infineon Technologies AG purchases Qimonda Dresden’s remaining assets for €100,600,000 Seattle, Wash., June 1, 2011 – ATREG, Inc. (Advanced Technology Resource Group), a Seattle-based global advisory firm to the semiconductor industry, announced today that it acted as the financial advisor to insolvency administrator Dr. Michael Jaffé on behalf of Qimonda Dresden GmbH & Co. oHG

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ATREG Acts as Exclusive Financial Advisor to Renesas in Recent Closed Sale of 200mm U.S. Manufacturing Fab to TELEFUNKEN

Former Renesas Roseville fab

TELEFUNKEN acquires Roseville, Calif. fab for an estimated US$53 million; will use facility to manufacture own analog / mixed-signal high-voltage products as well as products for strategic foundry partners Seattle, Wash., May 31, 2011 – ATREG, Inc. (Advanced Technology Resource Group), a Seattle-based global advisory firm to the semiconductor industry, announced today that it acted

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ATREG Advises Renesas Electronics in Sale of its U.S. Semiconductor Wafer Fabrication Facility to TELEFUNKEN Semiconductors

Former Renesas Roseville fab

TOKYO, Japan and Heilbronn, Germany, March 31, 2011 – Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, and TELEFUNKEN Semiconductors GmbH & Co. KG, an automotive-qualified, mixed-signal, high-voltage (HV) power management and SOI-based manufacturer, today announced that they have signed an agreement under which Renesas Electronics America Inc. will sell its

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ATREG to Speak at GSF Singapore and SEMICON China 2011

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Advisory firm’s papers based on real-world semiconductor success stories and internal industry research educate technology companies on how to better compete in today’s volatile global economy Seattle, Wash., March 8, 2011 – ATREG, Inc. (Advanced Technology Resource Group), a Seattle-based global advisory firm to the semiconductor and advanced technology industries, announced today that it is

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ATREG Facilitates Successful Sale of Freescale’s Semiconductor Advanced Technology Campus in Dunfermline, UK

Former Freescale Dunfermline fab

Shepherd Offshore Services Ltd. headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne acquires facility  Seattle, Wash., December 13, 2010 – ATREG (Advanced Technology Resource Group), a Seattle-based global advisory firm to the semiconductor and related advanced technology verticals, announced today that it has facilitated the successful sale of Freescale Semiconductor’s advanced technology campus located at the Halbeath Interchange

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Colliers International and ATREG Form Strategic Alliance; ATREG Spins Off into Independent Firm

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Seattle, Wash., September 14, 2010 – Colliers International, the world’s third largest commercial real estate services organization, and ATREG (Advanced Technology Resource Group), Colliers’ advanced technology manufacturing services division, jointly announced today that they have formed a strategic business alliance. ATREG has spun off into its own, independent advisory firm. Under the agreement, ATREG, as its own

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Atmel Completes Sale of Wafer Manufacturing Operation in Rousset, France to LFoundry GmbH

Former Atmel Rousset fab

San Jose, Calif., June 23, 2010 – Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of Atmel’s wafer fabrication operation located in Rousset, France to LFoundry GmbH. “The completion of this transaction marks a major step in converting Atmel’s manufacturing operations to a

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Qimonda Appoints ATREG as Advisor

Former Qimonda Dresden fab

ATREG appointed as advisor for the marketing of Qimonda sites in Dresden, Germany Dresden, Germany, June 2, 2010 – ATREG, a division of Colliers International, has been appointed as advisor to market the sale of the advanced 300mm manufacturing campus of Qimonda in Dresden, Germany.  The highly accessible campus, located in the State of Saxony, features a

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Freescale appoints Colliers International to market former East Kilbride, UK plant

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Seattle, Wash., May 20, 2010 – Freescale Semiconductor UK Ltd. has appointed Colliers International, in conjunction with its semiconductor division ATREG, to market its former semiconductor manufacturing facility in East Kilbride located on the outskirts of Glasgow, UK. As part of the sale, Freescale will continue their long association with the site by leasing back

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Colliers International ATREG Closes Sales on Two U.S. and Korean Semiconductor Facilities of Over $50 Million Combined Value

Former Atmel Irving fab

Seattle, Wash., May 8, 2010 – Colliers Advanced Technology Resource Group (ATREG) announced they represented Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXIM) in the purchase of Atmel(R) Corporation’s (Nasdaq: ATML) 200mm semiconductor manufacturing facility. The 624,000 square foot facility is located in Irving, Texas on a 39-acre campus. “This is a significant transaction as the global market has

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SUMCO Phoenix Appoints ATREG as Advisor for U.S. Semiconductor Wafer Manufacturing Facility Sale

Former SUMCO Cincinatti fab

Seattle, Wash., April 7, 2010 – ATREG, a division of Colliers International, announced its formal appointment as advisor to SUMCO Phoenix Corporation (subsidiary of SUMCO Corp., Tokyo: SUMCF) in the sale of SUMCO’s operational semiconductor wafer manufacturing facility located near Cincinnati, Ohio. Currently manufacturing 125, 150 and 200mm substrate and epitaxial wafers for discrete semiconductors, the offering includes over 70,000

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Atmel Announces Proposed Rousset, France Sale to LFoundry

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San Jose, Calif., December 17, 2009 – Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML) today announced that LFoundry GmbH has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Atmel Rousset for the purchase of Atmel’s wafer fabrication operation in Rousset, France. In accordance with French law, Atmel has presented the proposed acquisition to the employee representatives of the Works Council

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Freescale Semiconductor Appoints ATREG as Advisor

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Seattle, Wash., November 9, 2009 – ATREG, the semiconductor division of Colliers International, announced their formal appointment as advisor to Freescale Semiconductor in the sale of two of Freescale’s operational 150mm semiconductor manufacturing facilities. The automotive-qualified analog fab offerings are located in Toulouse, France and Sendai, Japan and include complete process tool lines and wafer supply agreements.

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IDT Appoints ATREG as Advisor for 200mm U.S. Fab Sale

Former IDT Hillsboro fab

Seattle, Wash., August 12, 2009 – ATREG, a division of Colliers International, announced their formal appointment as advisor to IDT® (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.; NASDAQ: IDTI) in the sale of IDT’s operational 200mm semiconductor manufacturing facility in Hillsboro, Ore.  The offering includes SMIF process tools and a potential wafer supply agreement. The flexible Hillsboro campus, located in

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Qimonda Announces Appointment of Advisors For Sale of its Operational 300mm and 200mm Facilities in Richmond, Virginia

Former Qimonda Richmond fab

Cary, North Carolina, April 2, 2009 – Qimonda North America Corp. today announced the appointment of advisors to assist in the sale of their semiconductor manufacturing assets in Sandston, Virginia subject to bankruptcy court approval. The advisory team is comprised of ATREG, a division of Colliers International, Emerald Technology Valuations LLC, and Gordon Brothers Commercial & Industrial.

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NXP World-Class 150mm Fab Available for Immediate Operations; NXP Semiconductor Selects ATREG as Agent for IPD Business Sale

Former NXP Caen fab

Caen, France, October 29, 2008 – NXP Semiconductors, a global leader in the development and fabrication of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced it has retained ATREG, the semiconductor sales division of Colliers International, to sell its Integrated Passives Device business (IPD) and related operational 150mm semiconductor manufacturing facility located in Caen, France. The offering involves a full

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NXP World-Class 200mm Fab Available for Immediate Operations; NXP Semiconductor Selects ATREG as its Agent in the Sale

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New York, NY, October 7, 2008 – NXP Semiconductors, a global leader in the development and fabrication of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced it has retained ATREG, the semiconductor sales division of Colliers International, to sell its fully operational 200mm semiconductor manufacturing facility located in Fishkill, New York. The experienced engineering community at the site develops and

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Atmel Announces Sale of Manufacturing Facility in North Tyneside, UK

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San Jose, Calif., October 8, 2007 – Atmel(R) Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML) today announced that it has entered into separate agreements with TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd.) and Highbridge Business Park Limited for the sale of its eight-inch wafer fabrication equipment and related property located in North Tyneside, United Kingdom (UK). The sale is subject

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Freescale Retains Colliers ATREG to Sell UK Manufacturing Facilities In East Kilbride and Dunfermline

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Seattle, Wash., September 4, 2007 – Freescale Semiconductor has retained Colliers ATREG, in conjunction with Colliers CRE in Scotland, UK to assist with the sale of its two wafer manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom. The facilities include an operational 150mm semiconductor manufacturing facility located in East Kilbride and a 200mm wafer fabrication shell based in Dunfermline.

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Colliers International ATREG Represents IBM in 1.2 Million Square Feet Sale-Leaseback

Former IBM Guaralajara facility

Seattle, Wash., May 15, 2007 – Colliers Advanced Technology Resource Group (ATREG) announced they represented International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE: IBM) in the sale-leaseback of their advanced technology manufacturing facility located in Guadalajara, Mexico. The 1.2 million square feet, three-building facility is sited on a 129-acre campus. The acquisition includes a contiguous 54-acre land parcel capable of

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Atmel Appoints Estate Agent to Sell UK Wafer Fab

Former Atmel North Tyneside fab

London, UK, March 8, 2007 – Atmel  Corp. has announced it has retained Colliers International’s Advanced Technology Resource Group (ATREG) based in Seattle, Wash. to assist with the sale of its wafer fab located near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. The 200mm wafer fab is described as being fully operational. Colliers has been offering the European 200mm wafer fab

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Colliers ATREG Represents LSI Logic in the Sale of Gresham, Oregon Manufacturing Facility to ON Semiconductor Subsidiary

Former LSI Logic Gresham fab

Seattle, Wash., May 16, 2006 – Colliers International’s Advanced Technology Resource Group (ATREG) announced that it has represented LSI Logic Corporation (LSI) in completing the sale of the company’s Gresham, Ore. 200mm semiconductor manufacturing facility to ON Semiconductor Corp.’s primary operating subsidiary, Semiconductor Components Industries LLC (SCI). The facility sold for approximately $105 million in cash.

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Colliers International ATREG Assists IBM in the Sale of Their West Campus in East Fishkill, New York

Former IBM East Fishkill fab

Seattle, Wash., January 26, 2006 – Colliers International’s Advanced Technology Resource Group (ATREG) based in Seattle, Wash. has successfully assisted IBM in the sale of their million square foot corporate office / R&D campus located in East Fishkill, New York.  ATREG represented IBM in their sale to Preferred R.E. Investments, Inc.  The purchaser plans to

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