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Investments

8

Portfolio Exits

4

Partners & Customers

10

About Murata Manufacturing

Murata Manufacturing (TYO: 6981) is involved in the design, manufacture, and sale of ceramic-based, passive electronic components and solutions, communication modules, and power supply modules. The Company is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and multi-functional, high-density modules.

Murata Manufacturing Headquarter Location

10-1, Higashikotari 1-chome Nagaokakyo-shi

Kyoto, 617-8555,

Japan

+81 (0)75 951 9111

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12:30 EDT Insights on the Wireless Charging Global Market to 2027 - by Technology, Transmission Range, Application and Region

May 19, 2022

News provided by Share this article Share this article The global wireless charging market reached a value of US$ 13.95 billion in 2021. Looking forward, the market is projected to reach US$ 29.51 billion by 2027, exhibiting a CAGR of 13.5% during 2022-2027. Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, the analyst is continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different End-use industries. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor. Wireless charging refers to the process of electrically charging battery-powered equipment or devices without physically connected cables. It works on the principle of inductive power transfer or magnetic resonance in which an electric current is passed between two objects through the use of coils so as to induce an electromagnetic field. It provides a safe, convenient and reliable way to charge and power numerous electrical devices at homes and workplaces. The various benefits associated with wireless charging, such as ease of handling and mobility, protection from electric shocks, flexibility, etc., are contributing to the growth of the global wireless charging market. Further, the rising proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) is boosting the demand for wireless charging as it is a convenient method to power an IoT network. Moreover, integration of wireless charging solutions in automobiles and the increasing applications of wireless charging in the healthcare segment represent some of the other factors that are driving the market. Competitive Landscape The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined with some of the key players being Convenient Power HK Limited, Energizer Holdings, Inc, Integrated Device Technology, Leggett & Platt Incorporated, Murata Manufacturing Co. Ltd, Powermatic Technologies Ltd.., Qualcomm Incorporated, Texas Instruments Incorporated, Witricity Corporation and Samsung. This report provides a deep insight into the global wireless charging market covering all its essential aspects. This ranges from macro overview of the market to micro details of the industry performance, recent trends, key market drivers and challenges, SWOT analysis, Porter's five forces analysis, value chain analysis, etc. This report is a must-read for entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, consultants, business strategists, and all those who have any kind of stake or are planning to foray into the wireless charging market in any manner. Key Questions Answered in This Report How has the global wireless charging market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years? What are the key regions in the global wireless charging market? What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global wireless charging market? What are the key application segments in the global wireless charging market? What are the transmission ranges in the global wireless charging market? What are the key technologies used in the global wireless charging market? What are the various stages in the value chain of the global wireless charging market? What are the key driving factors and challenges in the global wireless charging market? What is the structure of the global wireless charging market and who are the key players? What is the degree of competition in the global wireless charging market? Key Topics Covered:

Murata Manufacturing Investments

8 Investments

Murata Manufacturing has made 8 investments. Their latest investment was in 3D Glass Solutions as part of their Series B on July 7, 2019.

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Murata Manufacturing Investments Activity

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Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

7/1/2019

Series B

3D Glass Solutions

$12M

Yes

5

3/14/2019

Corporate Minority

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5/29/2018

Series B

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$99M

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10

8/25/2017

Series D

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11/24/2015

Series B

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$99M

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Date

7/1/2019

3/14/2019

5/29/2018

8/25/2017

11/24/2015

Round

Series B

Corporate Minority

Series B

Series D

Series B

Company

3D Glass Solutions

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$12M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

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Co-Investors

Sources

5

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Murata Manufacturing Portfolio Exits

4 Portfolio Exits

Murata Manufacturing has 4 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Arctic Sand Technologies on March 17, 2017.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

3/17/2017

Acquired

$99M

2

1/15/2016

Divestiture

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5/11/2015

Acquired

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3/12/2003

IPO

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Date

3/17/2017

1/15/2016

5/11/2015

3/12/2003

Exit

Acquired

Divestiture

Acquired

IPO

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

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Murata Manufacturing Acquisitions

13 Acquisitions

Murata Manufacturing acquired 13 companies. Their latest acquisition was Eta Wireless on September 03, 2021.

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Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Note

Sources

9/3/2021

$99M

Acquired

2

12/25/2019

Series A

$99M

$4.07M

Acquired

2

10/2/2017

Other

$99M

$5.67M

Acquired

2

9/1/2017

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10

6/1/2017

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Date

9/3/2021

12/25/2019

10/2/2017

9/1/2017

6/1/2017

Investment Stage

Series A

Other

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

$4.07M

$5.67M

Note

Acquired

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Murata Manufacturing Partners & Customers

10 Partners and customers

Murata Manufacturing has 10 strategic partners and customers. Murata Manufacturing recently partnered with Resonant on October 10, 2021.

Date

Type

Business Partner

Country

News Snippet

Sources

10/11/2021

Licensor

United States

New Acoustic RF Filters Being Developed for Next-Gen High Frequency Wireless Applications

Some of the companies that appear well-positioned to meet this demand include Resonant in partnership with Murata , Broadcom , Qorvo and Akoustis , each with its own approaches . ''

1

10/7/2021

Licensor

United States

Resonant Expands its Partnership with Murata to Develop RF Filters Based on XBAR Technology

Resonant - a provider of radio frequency filter solutions developed on a robust intellectual property platform , designed to connect People and Things - has expanded its multi-year commercial partnership with Murata Manufacturing , the world 's largest RF filter manufacturer , for the development of 5G XBAR RF filters .

1

5/20/2021

Partner

Netherlands

Nowi and Murata to jointly develop LoRa energy autonomous platforms

Murata and Nowi have entered a strategic partnership that aims to enable and simplify the development of sustainable energy autonomous IoT platforms for use in ` Plug & Forget ' solutions .

4

5/13/2021

Vendor

United States

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3/25/2021

Partner

Netherlands

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Date

10/11/2021

10/7/2021

5/20/2021

5/13/2021

3/25/2021

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Licensor

Licensor

Partner

Vendor

Partner

Business Partner

Country

United States

United States

Netherlands

United States

Netherlands

News Snippet

New Acoustic RF Filters Being Developed for Next-Gen High Frequency Wireless Applications

Some of the companies that appear well-positioned to meet this demand include Resonant in partnership with Murata , Broadcom , Qorvo and Akoustis , each with its own approaches . ''

Resonant Expands its Partnership with Murata to Develop RF Filters Based on XBAR Technology

Resonant - a provider of radio frequency filter solutions developed on a robust intellectual property platform , designed to connect People and Things - has expanded its multi-year commercial partnership with Murata Manufacturing , the world 's largest RF filter manufacturer , for the development of 5G XBAR RF filters .

Nowi and Murata to jointly develop LoRa energy autonomous platforms

Murata and Nowi have entered a strategic partnership that aims to enable and simplify the development of sustainable energy autonomous IoT platforms for use in ` Plug & Forget ' solutions .

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Murata Manufacturing Team

4 Team Members

Murata Manufacturing has 4 team members, including current President, Tsuneo Murata.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Tsuneo Murata

President

Current

Markku Hirvonen

President

Former

Tobe Thompson

Chief Technology Officer

Former

Stephen Thompson

Senior Partner

Former

Name

Tsuneo Murata

Markku Hirvonen

Tobe Thompson

Stephen Thompson

Work History

Title

President

President

Chief Technology Officer

Senior Partner

Status

Current

Former

Former

Former

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