Chip Design Firm SiliConch to be Acquired by L&T Semiconductor for Rs 133 Crore

By Consultants Review Team Tuesday, 09 July 2024

The Indian conglomerate Larsen & Toubro stated that L&T Semiconductor Technologies, a subsidiary, will pay Rs 183 crore to acquire one of the top fabless semiconductor design businesses, SiliConch Systems. A delayed payment of Rs 50 crore over four years will be added to the upfront payment of Rs 133 crore for this strategic transaction.

"LTSCT has executed a definitive agreement to acquire a 100% equity stake in SiliConch Systems Private Limited," according to a regulatory filing made by L&T. Through the addition of IP, their pool of engineering skills, and their design knowledge, this deal will significantly enhance LTSCT's capabilities. This purchase is in line with LTSCT's larger expansion plan to increase its market share in the cutthroat fabless semiconductor industry.

September 15 is when the deal is anticipated to conclude, subject to standard closing requirements. With 61 workers, SiliConch Systems is a company that develops System-on-Chip intellectual property solutions. Its portfolio consists of 30 issued patents that are used in a variety of international industries.

LTSCT intends to combine SiliConch's technological advantages with its innovative semiconductor position through this purchase in order to leverage synergies to propel future chip design and development.

Thus, this acquisition underscores L&T's strategic aim to improve its technological capabilities in the semiconductor domain and reinforces its commitment to increased engagement in high-growth segments.

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