ON Semiconductor to Acquire SANYO Semiconductor from SANYO Electric in Strategic Transaction

Jul 20, 2010 ON Semiconductor Corporation  and SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. announced the signing of a definitive purchase agreement providing for the acquisition of SANYO Semiconductor Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of SANYO Electric, and other assets related to SANYO Electric's semiconductor business, by ON Semiconductor in a cash and stock transaction with a purchase price of approximately $366 million (¥33.0 billion), subject to adjustment pursuant to the terms of the transaction. Based on the most recently completed quarter, SANYO Semiconductor's annualized revenue was approximately $1.2 billion and the annualized revenue of the combined entity would be approximately $3.5 billion. The acquisition is expected to be completed before the end of 2010.

Pursuant to the terms of the agreement, which has been approved by the boards of directors of both ON Semiconductor and SANYO Electric, SANYO Electric is expected to receive approximately $129 million (¥11.6 billion) in cash and approximately $238 million (¥21.4 billion) worth of ON Semiconductor common stock, expected to equal approximately 7 to 8 percent of ON Semiconductor’s fully diluted shares outstanding, subject to adjustment at closing. ON Semiconductor has the right to replace the stock consideration with cash at closing.

ON Semiconductor plans to continue and expand upon the structural transformation initiated by SANYO Electric. SANYO Electric has agreed to support its original business transformation plan to restore SANYO Semiconductor's profitability.
GCA Savvian Advisors, LLC acted as exclusive financial advisor and Morrison & Foerster LLP acted as legal counsel to ON Semiconductor. Nikko Cordial Securities Inc. acted as exclusive financial advisor and Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu acted as legal counsel to SANYO Electric.

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Author:  BIO T&T

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