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ELECTRONICS | Electronic Components / Component Distribution
avnet.com

Investments

8

Portfolio Exits

3

Partners & Customers

10

Service Providers

1

About Avnet

Avnet (NASDAQ: AVT) is a trans-national electronics distributor of electronic parts, enterprise computing, and storage products and embedded subsystems.

Headquarters Location

2211 South 47th Street

Phoenix, Arizona, 85034,

United States

480-643-2000

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Latest Avnet News

Avnet Abacus garners distribution award from Bourns

Jan 18, 2023

Avnet Abacus garners distribution award from Bourns Avnet wins award for highest growth across Bourns’ distribution network in the EMEA region ) Avnet Abacus, one of Europe’s leading interconnect, passive, electro-mechanical and power distributors and a regional business unit of Avnet (NASDAQ: AVT ), has won a distribution award from Bourns, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of passive electronic components. At a recent event, Bourns presented a series of awards to recognize its top-performing distribution partners that have contributed to its sales and business growth over the past 18 months in the EMEA region. Across a different range of criteria, Avnet Abacus won the award for the ‘Highest Percentage Network Share Growth’. Adam Chidley, Senior Marketing Manager, was awarded MVP for his long-term relationship and commitment to Bourns, built over many years of hard work and dedication to driving an excellent team of Supplier Development Managers. Serving a broad range of markets including automotive, industrial, consumer, communications and non-critical life support medical, Bourns is a leading maker of position and speed sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic components, microelectronic modules, panel controls and resistive products. “Bourns has been a long-term supplier and partner of Avnet Abacus and brings a world-renown surety for innovative and high-quality passive components,” said Hagen Goetze, Senior Director Marketing at Avnet Abacus. “This award is a recognition of our efforts across these challenging times in the market over the past couple of years, Avnet has worked hard to cement its position as one of the leading distribution sales arms for Bourns on a global and European basis.” Anlagen

Avnet Investments

8 Investments

Avnet has made 8 investments. Their latest investment was in Stroma as part of their Convertible Note on November 11, 2021.

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Avnet Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

11/1/2021

Convertible Note

Stroma

$0.1M

Yes

1

7/24/2019

Corporate Minority

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$99M

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10

6/6/2019

Corporate Minority

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$99M

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10

5/9/2018

Corporate Minority

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10

2/3/2018

Biz Plan Competition

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$99M

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10

Date

11/1/2021

7/24/2019

6/6/2019

5/9/2018

2/3/2018

Round

Convertible Note

Corporate Minority

Corporate Minority

Corporate Minority

Biz Plan Competition

Company

Stroma

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$0.1M

$99M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

10

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10

10

Avnet Portfolio Exits

3 Portfolio Exits

Avnet has 3 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Defendry on August 25, 2022.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

8/25/2022

Acquired

$99M

1

9/19/2016

Divestiture

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10

2/17/2006

Acquired

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Date

8/25/2022

9/19/2016

2/17/2006

Exit

Acquired

Divestiture

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

Acquirer

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Avnet Acquisitions

36 Acquisitions

Avnet acquired 36 companies. Their latest acquisition was Witekio on September 17, 2019.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

9/17/2019

$99M

Acquired

4

12/12/2018

$99M

Acquired

5

8/22/2017

Seed / Angel

$99M

$2.8M

Acquired

5

11/14/2016

Other

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10

10/17/2016

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$99M

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10

Date

9/17/2019

12/12/2018

8/22/2017

11/14/2016

10/17/2016

Investment Stage

Seed / Angel

Other

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$2.8M

Note

Acquired

Acquired

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Sources

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Avnet Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Avnet has 10 strategic partners and customers. Avnet recently partnered with Bourns on January 1, 2023.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

1/18/2023

Distributor

United States

Avnet Abacus garners distribution award from Bourns

`` Bourns has been a long-term supplier and partner of Avnet and brings a world-renown surety for innovative and high-quality passive components , '' said Hagen Goetze , Senior Director Marketing at Avnet .

1

12/14/2022

Partner

United States

Avnet Abacus and Molex celebrate 40 years in business

`` Avnet and Molex have been collaborating to support our customers ' needs for four decades , and we are extremely proud of our long history together , '' said Henry Fuerniss , VP , EMEA at Molex .

1

11/18/2022

Partner

Japan

Avnet : Embedded and Renesas cooperate on SMARC modules and present first energy- and cost-efficient module family based on RZ/G2UL processors

Stutensee , Germany - In order to open up new markets and applications for scalable standard modules , Avnet , the leading manufacturer of embedded solutions , has expanded its existing partnership with Renesas , a global processor manufacturer , to include compact SMARC modules .

1

11/17/2022

Supplier

China

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11/9/2022

Supplier

United States

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Date

1/18/2023

12/14/2022

11/18/2022

11/17/2022

11/9/2022

Type

Distributor

Partner

Partner

Supplier

Supplier

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

Japan

China

United States

News Snippet

Avnet Abacus garners distribution award from Bourns

`` Bourns has been a long-term supplier and partner of Avnet and brings a world-renown surety for innovative and high-quality passive components , '' said Hagen Goetze , Senior Director Marketing at Avnet .

Avnet Abacus and Molex celebrate 40 years in business

`` Avnet and Molex have been collaborating to support our customers ' needs for four decades , and we are extremely proud of our long history together , '' said Henry Fuerniss , VP , EMEA at Molex .

Avnet : Embedded and Renesas cooperate on SMARC modules and present first energy- and cost-efficient module family based on RZ/G2UL processors

Stutensee , Germany - In order to open up new markets and applications for scalable standard modules , Avnet , the leading manufacturer of embedded solutions , has expanded its existing partnership with Renesas , a global processor manufacturer , to include compact SMARC modules .

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Avnet Service Providers

1 Service Provider

Avnet has 1 service provider relationship

Service Provider

Associated Rounds

Provider Type

Service Type

Lincoln International

Acq - P2P

Investment Bank

Financial Advisor

Service Provider

Lincoln International

Associated Rounds

Acq - P2P

Provider Type

Investment Bank

Service Type

Financial Advisor

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Avnet Team

41 Team Members

Avnet has 41 team members, including current Founder, Owner, Aviv Leshem.

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Work History

Title

Status

Aviv Leshem

Founder, Owner

Current

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