AmpliTech To Acquire Spectrum Semiconductor Materials


AmpliTech Group Inc AMPG agreed to acquire the assets and operations of Spectrum Semiconductor Materials Inc for $8 million in cash, plus $1.5 million in escrow and 0.19 million shares. Spectrum is a specialty distributor of semiconductor components based in San Jose, California.  

  • Spectrum provides a powerful distribution platform in the U.S., Europe, and Asia for AmpliTech's new line of monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) chip designs.
  • Spectrum has been building its radio frequency (RF) focused semiconductor revenue base. 
  • "This transaction will allow us to more than triple our current annual revenue run rate, while also being immediately accretive to our bottom line," AmpliTech CEO Fawad Maqbool said.
  • Spectrum is on track to achieve 2021 revenue of $10 million - $11 million, representing double-digit growth year-on-year, with a pre-tax net margin of 25%.
  • AmpliTech expects to close the deal within FY21.
  • AmpliTech held $28 million in cash and equivalents as of September 30.
  • Price Action: AMPG shares traded lower by 8.44% at $4.12 on the last check Monday.
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