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Past investment

Freescale

At exit, Freescale was a global leader in embedded processing solutions for the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. It has a heritage of innovation and product leadership spanning more than 50 years. See how Freescale achieved its goal of being an embedded processing leader with our backing…

USACountry
2006Acquisition year
2015Exit year

Together we achieved

  • Strengthening of management team and business unit leaders, resulting in a transformation of culture
  • Focus on large, high-growth market-leading business opportunities
  • An increase the depth and breadth of its customer relationships
  • Development of existing and new intellectual property to form a leading Internet of Things portfolio
  • Leverage of their asset-light strategy

 

This was accomplished by

  • Increasing its footprint in Korea, Japan, Taiwan and China
  • Transforming the business into a fab-lite manufacturer, reducing the number of sites from ten to three
  • Establishing a new leadership team and re-allocating research & development initiatives that resulted in all five business units reporting double-digit growth in 2014
  • Merging successfully with NXP Semiconductors NV which closed in December 2015

The Metrics

Gross Margin 2010

38%



Gross Margin 2014

48%



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