M/20/028 – Applied Materials/Kokusai Electric

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
Monday September 21, 2020 Friday, October 9, 2020
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 and Communications Technology No
Submissions from third parties due by:
Phase 1 Phase 2
Monday, October 5, 2020
Current status: Completed
Cleared (Phase 1)
Authorised Officer Assigned Contact Details
Cathal Hanley and Ciara Denihan

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

e-mail: ciaradenihan@ccpc.ie

Media enquiries: communications@ccpc.ie

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