Silvaco to Acquire SoC Solutions

SYSTEMS EXPERTISE DEEPENS SILVACO’S STRONG IP TEAM

SoC LogoSANTA CLARA, Calif., –– June 15, 2017

Silvaco, Inc. today announced it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire SoC Solutions. Founded in 2000, SoC Solutions is a privately held company providing semiconductor IP and services located in the greater Atlanta, Georgia area. With a long history of designing SoCs with embedded microprocessors, the experienced ASIC and embedded software developers will add significant technical depth to the already strong IP team at Silvaco.

SoC Solutions assist customers developing the next generation of IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (Machine to Machine) silicon devices by supplying semiconductor IP combined with world class services to build innovative connected products. Pre-configured IP Subsystems from SoC Solutions have been deployed successfully in numerous ASICs, SOCs, FPGAs and Structured ASIC designs over many generations of products from major OEMs and semiconductor companies.

“The SoC Solutions engineers bring formidable design skills and experience to Silvaco,” said Warren Savage, General Manager of the IP Division at Silvaco. “Their hardware and embedded software expertise take the offerings we can bring customers to the next level. We look forward to welcoming them into Silvaco and providing them with the global platform to fully realize the value of their products and services.”

“It is an exciting time for the team to join Silvaco,” said Jim Bruister, CEO, SoC Solutions. “We have demonstrated over the years a complete commitment to our customer successes, a value Silvaco also shares. This has created solid partnerships and repeat customers in addition to an excellent record of product success. Now is the time to combine our efforts with Silvaco’s leadership in worldwide IP delivery.”

The acquisition is expected to close soon.

About Silvaco, Inc.

Silvaco, Inc. is a leading EDA provider of software tools used for process and device development and for analog/mixed-signal, power IC and memory design. Silvaco delivers a full TCAD-to-sign-off flow for vertical markets including: displays, power electronics, optical devices, radiation and soft error reliability and advanced CMOS process and IP development. For over 30 years, Silvaco has enabled its customers to bring superior products to market with reduced cost and in the shortest time. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and has a global presence with offices located in North America, Europe, Japan and Asia.

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