M/19/027 – Applied Materials/Kokusai

Transaction details

The proposed acquisition by Applied Materials Inc. of sole control of Kokusai Electric Corporation has been cleared by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

Notification date Decision date
Tuesday September 3, 2019 Friday, October 11, 2019
Parties Involved Business activities
Applied Materials Inc.

Applied Materials Inc. is a U.S.- based provider of manufacturing equipment, services and software to the semiconductor, display and related industries.

Kokusai Electric Corporation

Kokusai Electric Corporation is a Japanese firm focused on the supply of wafer fabrication equipment which is used in the semiconductor fabrication process.

Economic sector Media merger
Information Technology No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Current status: Completed
Preliminary investigation (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Cathal Hanley

e-mail: cathalhanley@ccpc.ie
Tel: 00 353 1 470 3681

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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