Applied Micro Circuits has acquired TPACK A/S
On September 21, 2010, Applied Micro Circuits Corporation ("AppliedMicro") acquired TPACK A/S (TPACK). Signal Hill acted as financial advisor to AppliedMicro in connection with the transaction.
TPACK, based in Copenhagen, delivers Silicon ICs providing core data transport and switching functions to leading Telecom and Networking equipment suppliers. TPACK's SOFTSILICON products support the deployment of new Carrier Class Packet and Optical Network standards, providing flexible, cost and power effective implementations throughout the life of the equipment. TPACK's customer base includes Tier 1 equipment providers who account for more than 50% of the optical transport equipment market.
AppliedMicro, based in Sunnyvale, California, is a global leader in energy conscious communications and computing solutions for telco, enterprise, data center, consumer and SMB applications. With a 30-year heritage as an innovator in high-speed connectivity and high performance embedded processing, AMCC, now AppliedMicro, employs patented transport and embedded processor SoCs to provide high performance energy efficient products.