Palo Alto, CA – October 22, 2015
Woodside Capital Partners announces it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Great Wall Semiconductor (GWS), a private technology company developing state-of-the-art power metal-oxide semiconductor field-effect transistor (MOSFET) technology for cloud computing, space and consumer applications, in its acquisition by Intersil Corporation, a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions.
With this acquisition, Intersil plans to take advantage of GWS’s expertise in Lateral Power MOSFET device, processing technology, and miniature chipscale packaging, and its existing and emerging FET products and experience in enabling power efficiency gains and footprint reduction in complex power systems. GWS has developed intellectual property that enables energy savings and environmental progress and will contribute to Intersil’s expansion of its power management portfolio.
“From start to finish, Woodside Capital Partners provided the strategic intelligence, domain experience and semiconductor industry relationships to deliver a successful outcome,” said Sam Anderson, CEO of Great Wall Semiconductor. “WCP’s guidance and execution was key in making this transaction possible.”
About Great Wall Semiconductor Based in Tempe, Arizona, GWS was founded in 2002, and has 10 employees. GWS has been awarded 22 patents related to lateral low voltage power MOSFET technology. The technology has been successfully deployed to enable efficient power conversion in cloud computing, space and mobile applications. For more information about GWS, visit http://www.greatwallsemi.com/.
About Intersil Intersil Corporation is a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions. The company’s products form the building blocks of increasingly intelligent, mobile and power hungry electronics, enabling advances in power management to improve efficiency and extend battery life. With a deep portfolio of intellectual property and a rich history of design and process innovation, Intersil is the trusted partner to leading companies in some of the world’s largest markets, including industrial and infrastructure, mobile computing, automotive and aerospace. For more information about Intersil, visit website at www.intersil.com.