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Portfolio Exits

1

Partners & Customers

10

Service Providers

2

About Advantest

Advantest (TSE: 6857) is an automatic test equipment supplier to the semiconductor industry and also produces electronic and optoelectronic instruments and systems. A global company, Advantest has long offered total ATE solutions and aims to serve the industry in every component of semiconductor test: tester, handler, mechanical and electrical interfaces, and software. Its logic, memory, mixed-signal, and RF testers and device handlers are integrated into advanced semiconductor production lines in the world. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest established its first subsidiary in 1982 in the USA and now has 40 subsidiaries worldwide.

Advantest Headquarter Location

509 Madison Avenue

New York, New York, 10022-5501,

United States

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Global Testing Equipment Market Trends & Forecast 2021-2025: Escalating Use Of Advanced Medical Equipment And Improvement In Wireless Network Infrastructure Drives Growth

Dec 3, 2021

Dec 3, 2021 7:00 AM EST Global Testing Equipment Market Trends & Forecast 2021-2025: Escalating Use Of Advanced Medical Equipment And Improvement In Wireless Network Infrastructure Drives Growth DUBLIN, Dec. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Testing Equipment Market: Size, Trends & Forecast with Impact Analysis of COVID-19 (2021-2025)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets. Author: The report provides an in depth analysis of the global testing equipment market by value, by end-user, by region, etc. The report provides a regional analysis of the testing equipment market, including the following regions: North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, and South and Central America. The report also provides a detailed analysis of the COVID-19 impact on the testing equipment market.The report also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. Growth of the overall testing equipment market has also been forecasted for the period 2021-2025, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends.The global testing equipment market is fragmented with many major market players operating worldwide. The manufacturers of testing equipment produce different types of products to cater to the needs of various sectors. The key players of the global testing equipment Market are Keysight Technologies Inc., Teradyne Inc., Advantest Corporation, and Cohu Inc. (LTX-Credence) are also profiled with their financial information and respective business strategies.The testing equipment market can be segmented on the basis of end-user (consumer electronics, automotive, healthcare, telecom, energy and utility and others).While most of the industries worldwide suffered a negative impact from COVID-19, the global testing equipment market witnessed a mixed impact on it. Initially, the market witnessed a fall in the supply and shipment of testing equipment, however, the demand for testing equipment was more or less the same during the pandemic. Later in the year, the supply nearly matched the demand.The global testing equipment market has increased during the years 2019-2020 and projections are made that the market would rise in the next four years i.e. 2021-2025. The global testing equipment market is expected to increase due to the increased demand for consumer electronic devices, increasing penetration of smart connected devices, rise in the automotive industry, increasing use of testing equipment in the industrial sector, and supportive government initiatives, yet the market faces some challenges such as, economic downturn, high cost associated with the testing equipment, increasing complexity of the devices, etc. Key Topics Covered: Global Market Analysis Regional Market Analysis Impact of COVID-19 on the Global Testing Equipment Market Market Dynamics Growth Drivers Increasing Penetration of Smart Connected Devices Rise in Automotive Industry Supportive Government Initiatives

Advantest Investments

4 Investments

Advantest has made 4 investments. Their latest investment was in proteanTecs as part of their Series D on September 9, 2021.

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Advantest Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

9/23/2021

Series D

proteanTecs

$50M

Yes

5

4/17/2009

Series B

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$99M

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10

11/15/2007

Series A

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$99M

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10

2/20/2004

Series C

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$99M

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10

Date

9/23/2021

4/17/2009

11/15/2007

2/20/2004

Round

Series D

Series B

Series A

Series C

Company

proteanTecs

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Amount

$50M

$99M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

5

10

10

10

Advantest Portfolio Exits

1 Portfolio Exit

Advantest has 1 portfolio exit. Their latest portfolio exit was Inovys Corporation on January 11, 2008.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

1/11/2008

Acquired

Date

1/11/2008

Exit

Acquired

Companies

Valuation

Acquirer

Sources

Advantest Acquisitions

2 Acquisitions

Advantest acquired 2 companies. Their latest acquisition was R&D Altanova on October 28, 2021.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
Valuations are submitted by companies, mined from state filings or news, provided by VentureSource, or based on a comparables valuation model.

Total Funding

Note

Sources

10/28/2021

Private Equity

Acquired

5

4/26/2013

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10

Date

10/28/2021

4/26/2013

Investment Stage

Private Equity

Companies

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Valuation

Total Funding

$99M

Note

Acquired

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Sources

5

10

Advantest Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Advantest has 10 strategic partners and customers. Advantest recently partnered with PDF Solutions on September 9, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

9/15/2021

Partner

PDF Solutions

United States

New Solution for Dynamic Parametric Test is First Integrated Product from Advantest and PDF Solutions Partnership

15 , 2021 -- Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation and PDF Solutions , Inc. Inc. , a leading provider of comprehensive data solutions for the semiconductor ecosystem , have launched their first jointly developed offering since forming a partnership in July 2020 .

2

7/27/2021

Vendor

Kinaxis

Canada

Advantest Utilizing Kinaxis to Manage Semiconductor Test Device Supply Chain.

Advantest Corporation selected Kinaxis Inc. for its deep expertise in the semiconductor industry .

1

7/30/2020

Partner

PDF Solutions

United States

Advantest : and PDF Solutions Announce Partnership to Build Advantest Cloud Powered by Exensio

As part of the partnership , Advantest Corporation has entered into a five-year Exensio cloud-based subscription agreement to power the Advantest , which we expect will result in more than $ 50 million of revenue over the next five years , subject to successful deployment of the Exensio platform , which is anticipated to be completed this year .

6

6/26/2019

Partner

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10

10/30/2018

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Date

9/15/2021

7/27/2021

7/30/2020

6/26/2019

10/30/2018

Type

Partner

Vendor

Partner

Partner

Vendor

Business Partner

PDF Solutions

Kinaxis

PDF Solutions

Country

United States

Canada

United States

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New Solution for Dynamic Parametric Test is First Integrated Product from Advantest and PDF Solutions Partnership

15 , 2021 -- Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest Corporation and PDF Solutions , Inc. Inc. , a leading provider of comprehensive data solutions for the semiconductor ecosystem , have launched their first jointly developed offering since forming a partnership in July 2020 .

Advantest Utilizing Kinaxis to Manage Semiconductor Test Device Supply Chain.

Advantest Corporation selected Kinaxis Inc. for its deep expertise in the semiconductor industry .

Advantest : and PDF Solutions Announce Partnership to Build Advantest Cloud Powered by Exensio

As part of the partnership , Advantest Corporation has entered into a five-year Exensio cloud-based subscription agreement to power the Advantest , which we expect will result in more than $ 50 million of revenue over the next five years , subject to successful deployment of the Exensio platform , which is anticipated to be completed this year .

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10

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Advantest Service Providers

2 Service Providers

Advantest has 2 service provider relationships

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Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Acquired

Investment Bank

Financial Advisor

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Advantest Team

2 Team Members

Advantest has 2 team members, including current Chief Executive Officer, President, Haruo Matsuno.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Haruo Matsuno

Chief Executive Officer, President

Current

Erik Volkerink

Heptagon Technologies, Flex, Verigy, and Stanford University

Chief Technology Officer

Former

Name

Haruo Matsuno

Erik Volkerink

Work History

Heptagon Technologies, Flex, Verigy, and Stanford University

Title

Chief Executive Officer, President

Chief Technology Officer

Status

Current

Former

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