Yageo Corporation (TAIEX: 2327 TW) has completed the acquisition of Pulse Electronics in Dec. 2018. Henceforth, Pulse Electronics and its subsidiaries (together, "Pulse") has formally become a part of the Yageo Corporation. After being one of Yageo Group members, the contracts and deals between Pulse and customers or suppliers won't be affected by this acquisition.
Pulse Electronics was established in 1947 and is headquartered in San Diego, USA. There are 16 R&D and design centers located in Asia, the United States and Europe and 8 sales offices worldwide, and 8 production plants in China, the United States, the Czech Republic and India with 6,000 employees in total. Pulse is a global comprehensive supplier of electronic components.
The main products are wireless components (FluidANT 3D Printing antenna, Laser Direct Structuring antenna, and infrastructure antenna modules), high-end transformers, integrated connector modules, RF Chip inductors, power supplies and cable systems. Pulse has a long-term development in automotive electronics and industrial applications with more than 70 years global brand.
Pulse holds a leading position by its R&D and design-in capabilities in advanced 5G and EV (electric vehicle) technology with many patents worldwide. Pulse also focuses on other applications like networking equipments, wireless communications, and power management. End customers include global brand manufacturers and distributors in these segments.
Through this acquisition, Yageo expects to continue to expand the company's operating scale, obtain more advanced technologies to enhance its international competitiveness, provide faster and more efficient service for global customers, and create higher value for the industry and the shareholders.