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Through our affiliate, Steelhead Advisors LLC, Viant has more than 15 years of equity and M&A transaction experience in the semiconductor and communication equipment sector.  Steelhead leverages its extensive relationships with buyers to provide sellers with intelligence on what technology buyers are targeting for acquisition and what business models and milestones will motivate buyers to move aggressively to consummate an acquisition.  In many cases, Steelhead Advisors begins developing the foundation for a transaction several months to years before the actual event.  In addition, Steelhead brings tremendous cross border expertise as many of its prior clients’ operations have been located in APAC and EMEA.

Steelhead maintains relationships with general managers, technologists and E/C level executives at the major public companies throughout the semiconductor and communication equipment ecosystem.  Steelhead's experience includes work with companies in a wide range of different areas, including  EDA, cap equipment, analog, AMS, RF, digital processors, display, memory and MEMS for semiconductors; consumer, SMB, home networking, enterprise, data center, and wireless/wireline infrastructure for communication equipment.


Representative Transactions:

Multigig
Photon Inc.
Celestial Semiconductor
Varian
Pericom
Storage Genetics
GTronix
AmberWave
AirMagnet
Trikon Technologies, Ltd.
Packeteer
ASML
Supercritical Systems, Inc.
Rodel, Inc.
Rodel, Inc. - Solutions Technology, Inc.
Tegal
Semifab, Inc.
Ion Systems, Inc.
Noah Precision, Inc.
OnTrak Systems, Inc.
Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Semiconductor Systems, Inc.
Furukawa Electric
Applied Chemical Solutions, Inc.
Varian - Tech-Sym Corporation