L&T Technology Services Limited (NSE: LTTS), a leading global pure-play engineering services company, has executed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% stake in Bangalore-based Graphene Semiconductor Services Private Limited ("Graphene") by way of an all cash deal. The transaction is expected to be consummated by October 2018.
Graphene is one of the fastest growing companies in the Semiconductor Services domain with a presence in India, Singapore, Taiwan, and Malaysia. Counting 10 of the world's top semiconductor fabrication and fabless companies as its customers, Graphene provides end-toend solutions - right from chip design, embedded software, all the way through providing support to mass manufacturing, thereby being a one-stop service and solution provider. Graphene was awarded the title of "Best Startup 2016" by Mentor Graphics and Silicon India. Graphene had revenues of INR 663 million for the year ended March 31, 2018.
"Graphene's strong offshore presence, coupled with expertise in complete VLSI Chip Design & Embedded Software will be a force multiplier for LTTS and will enhance our capabilities in the Semiconductor & Product OEM space," said Dr Keshab Panda, CEO & Managing Director, L&T Technology Services Limited.
"Aligning with LTTS is the right decision to expand our global reach. We will now continue fulfilling our vision of enabling our customers realize products that attain market leadership positions in their respective markets," said Vilas Bhade, Co-founder Graphene Semiconductor Services Private Limited.
Shares of L&T Technology Services Ltd was last trading in BSE at Rs.1745.25 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 1737. The total number of shares traded during the day was 8622 in over 1029 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 1784 and intraday low of 1734.5. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 15155219.