Market’s largest listing since January; market capitalisation was €1 billion on the day of the listing, and the transaction amounted to total of €400 million
Paris – 6 April 2017 – Euronext today welcomes X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE, a technology company specialised in the production of analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits, to Compartment A of its regulated market Euronext Paris.
X-FAB Silicon Foundries develops technologies that connect the analog with the digital world. The company provides IP design and manufacturing services to enable customers to compete in high growth and long lifecycle semiconductor segments. It is one of the world’s top ten foundry groups for semiconductor applications, offering technology and manufacturing services to the automotive, industrial and medical industries. Headquartered in Germany, X-FAB operates worldwide, with six manufacturing sites in France, Malaysia, Germany and the US.
X-FAB (ticker code: XFAB) was listed through the admission to trading on 6 April 2017 of 130 781 669 shares including 31 250 000 new shares issued through a Global Offering*.
The offering price was set at €8 per share. Market capitalisation was €1 billion on the day of listing, and the transaction amounted to total of €400 million.
At the listing ceremony, Rudi De Winter, CEO of X-FAB group, said: “We are delighted with X-FAB’s listing on Euronext Paris. This is an important milestone on our way to become the foundry of choice for the analog world. The funding raised today will allow us to continue on our growth path by further expanding our technology offering and manufacturing capacities. It will also allow us to take advantage of additional opportunities in the future. I would like to use this opportunity to express my gratitude to all of our shareholders – old and new – and to the partners and employees who contributed to the success of this listing.”
Anthony Attia, CEO of Euronext Paris and Global Head of Listing, said: “X-Fab is the biggest IPO of the year in terms of capital raised, and the biggest Tech IPO on Euronext over the last three years. This operation demonstrates that we are the venue of choice for technology companies in Europe, in accordance with our strategy Agility For Growth. With today’s listing, X-FAB joins the family of more than 330 tech companies currently trading on Euronext’s pan-European market.”
* The Global Offering was made up of a Public Offering that included an Open Price Public Offering in France and a Global Placement with institutional investors in France and other countries
About X-FAB Silicon Foundries
X-FAB is the leading analog/mixed-signal and MEMS foundry group manufacturing silicon wafers for automotive, industrial, consumer, medical and other applications. Its customers worldwide benefit from the highest quality standards, manufacturing excellence and innovative solutions by using X-FAB’s modular CMOS processes in geometries ranging from 1.0 to 0.13 µm, and its special BCD, SOI and MEMS long-lifetime processes. X-FAB’s analog-digital integrated circuits (mixed-signal ICs), sensors and micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) are manufactured at six production facilities in Germany, France, Malaysia and the U.S. X-FAB employs approximately 3,800 people worldwide. For more information, please visit www.xfab.com.