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SummaryCree, Inc. (Cree) is a provider of lighting class LED's, LED lighting, and semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications. It develops and manufactures semiconductor materials and devices principally based on silicon carbide (SiC), gallium nitride (GaN), and other related compounds. Cree’s product portfolio comprises LED chips, LED components and LED lighting solutions and SiC and GaN materials and products. In addition, Cree offers power and radio frequency (RF) products such as power switching and RF devices. The major manufacturing facilities of the company are located in Durham and Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (US), while its research and development (R&D) centers are located in California (US) and Hong Kong. The company is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, US.Cree, Inc. (CREE) - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you comprehensive data and trend analysis of the company's Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As), partnerships and financings. The report provides detailed information on Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offerings, Private Equity, Venture Financing and Partnership transactions recorded by the company over a five year period. The report offers detailed comparative data on the number of deals and their value categorized into deal types, sub-sector and regions.GlobalData derived the data presented in this report from proprietary in-house Alternative Energy eTrack deals database, and primary and secondary research.Scope- Financial Deals - Analysis of the company's financial deals including Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offerings, Private Equity, Venture Financing and Partnerships.- Deals by Year - Chart and table displaying information encompassing the number of deals and value reported by the company by year, for a five year period.- Deals by Type - Chart and table depicting information including the number of deals and value reported by the company by type such as Mergers and Acquisitions, Equity/Debt Offering etc.- Deals by Region - Chart and table presenting information on the number of deals and value reported by the company by region, which includes North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Africa and South and Central America.- Deals by Sub-sector - Chart and table showing information on the number of deals and value reported by the company, by sub-sector.- Major Deals - Information on the company's major financial deals. Each such deal has a brief summary, deal type, deal rationale; and deal financials and target Company’s (major public companies) key financial metrics and ratios.- Business Description - A brief description of the company's operations.- Key Employees - A list of the key executives of the company.- Important Locations and Subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key centers of operation and subsidiaries of the company.- Key Competitors - A list of the key competitors of the company.- Key Recent Developments - A brief on recent news about the company.Reasons to BuyGet detailed information on the company's financial deals that enable you to understand the company's expansion/divestiture and fund requirements- The profile enables you to analyze the company's financial deals by region, by year, by business segments and by type, for a five year period.Understand the company's business segments' expansion / divestiture strategy- The profile presents deals from the company's core business segments' perspective to help you understand its corporate strategy.Access elaborate information on the company's recent financial deals that enable you to understand the key deals which have shaped the company- Detailed information on major recent deals includes a summary of each deal, deal type, deal rationale, deal financials and Target Company's key financial metrics and ratios.Equip yourself with detailed information about the company’s operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and key competitors.Stay up-to-date on the major developments affecting the company- Recent developments concerning the company presented in the profile help you track important events.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research- Key elements such as break up of deals into categories and information on detailed major deals are incorporated into the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note*: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 5List of Figures 6Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 7Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 8Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 9Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 10Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 11Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deal Details 12Asset Purchase 12Cree to Invest USD1 Million in Solar Power Plant in Durham, UK 12Partnerships 13Cree Signs A Patent Cross-License Agreement With Koninklijke Philips Electronics 13Equity Offering 14Cree Completes Public Offering Of US$449 Million 14Acquisition 16Cree to Acquire 13% Interest in Lextar Electronics for USD83 Million 16Cree Acquires Ruud Lighting 17Cree, Inc. - Key Competitors 18Key Employees 19Locations And Subsidiaries 20Head Office 20Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20Recent Developments 22New Contracts 22Sep 08, 2014: Cree SiC MOSFETs Help Power Japan’s Growing Solar Energy Infrastructure 22Aug 26, 2014: Cree announces LED Cooperation with Lextar Electronics 23Jan 13, 2014: Cree LED Technology Lands at Munich Airport 24Operations Updates 25Apr 30, 2015: High-Quality Cree LED Lighting Transforms 42-Campus Toledo Public School District 25Mar 17, 2015: Cree Adds Cree LED Bulb to Habitat for Humanity Partnership 26Feb 12, 2015: U.S. International Trade Commission Opens Investigation into Infringement of Cree LED Lighting Patents 27Feb 09, 2015: Cree Selected by Fast Company Among the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies in 2015 28Jan 21, 2015: Cree’s New XLamp MHD Family Delivers Chip-on-Board Performance in a Surface-Mount LED 29Jan 12, 2015: Cree Acts to Protect Its Intellectual Property in Consumer LED Lighting Market 30Oct 14, 2014: Cree, Inc. Announces 2015 First Quarter Earnings Release Webcast 31Sep 17, 2014: Cree Wins 2014 Lighting for Tomorrow Award in Solid-State Lighting 32Jun 25, 2014: Cree Delivers Exceptional Light and Energy Savings to Walgreens 33Jun 19, 2014: Cree and Musco together to Transform Lighting of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge 34May 29, 2014: Cree introduces Groundbreaking Outdoor Area Luminaire 35May 22, 2014: Cree introduces Next-Generation XP LED Delivering 200 Lumens Per Watt 36Apr 23, 2014: Cree LED Street Lights Transform California City’s Streets, Cut Energy Use by 65 Percent 37Mar 12, 2014: Cree Makes the Biggest Thing Since the Light Bulb™ Brighter and More Affordable 38Jan 08, 2014: Cree High-Brightness SMD LEDs Enhance Lighthouse Technologies Outdoor Displays 39Financial Announcements 40Jan 20, 2015: Cree Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 40Oct 21, 2014: Cree Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 42Oct 02, 2014: Cree Announces Preliminary Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 43Aug 12, 2014: Cree Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 44Apr 22, 2014: Cree Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014 45Jan 21, 2014: Cree Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014 47Strategy and Business Planning 48May 05, 2015: WeMo and Cree Join Forces to Bring Connected Lighting to the Masses 48Jul 01, 2014: Duke University’s Williams Field at Jack Katz Stadium to Become the First NCAA Division I Outdoor Sports Venue to Convert to LED Lighting 49Apr 29, 2014: Ephesus Lighting Signs Multi-Faceted Ingredient Branding and Trademark License Agreement with Cree 50Government and Public Interest 51Jan 13, 2015: Cree, Inc. Announces 2015 Second Quarter Earnings Release Webcast 51Sep 17, 2014: Energy Department Announces Indoor Lighting Winners of Next Generation Luminaires Solid-State Lighting Design Competition 52Other Significant Developments 53May 26, 2015: Cree’s Next-Generation LED Flood Light Enables Consumers to Save without Settling 53May 14, 2015: Cree Confronts TWT Radar System Issues with Record-Breaking High-Power RF Devices 54Apr 29, 2015: Cree’s New High Intensity Class of LEDs More Than Doubles Performance 55Apr 28, 2015: Cree Reinvents Light Experience with Cutting-Edge WaveMax Technology 56Apr 23, 2015: Cree Introduces New Fully Luminous LR22 Architectural Troffer 57Apr 13, 2015: Cree Introduces Industry’s Highest Performing LED Module 58Mar 31, 2015: Cree Delivers Most Compatible, High-Quality LED T8 Replacement for Consumers 59Mar 26, 2015: Cree Redefines Outdoor Lighting Performance for Rural Applications 60Mar 16, 2015: Cree SiC Technology Enables the Quantum Reduction of Solar Power Inverter Size, Weight, and Cost 61Feb 17, 2015: Cree’s New CXA2 LED Arrays Enable System Cost Savings of up to 60 Percent 62Feb 12, 2015: Cree Adds Intelligent Color to SmartCast Technology 63Feb 06, 2015: CGE Energy Becomes CREE Elite Distributor 64Jan 21, 2015: Cree’s New XLamp MHD Family Delivers Chip-on-Board Performance in a Surface Mount LED 65Jan 15, 2015: Cree Makes Connected Lighting Smarter 66Dec 17, 2014: Cree Launches Industry’s First Extreme High Power LEDs to Radically Reduce System Cost 67Oct 28, 2014: America’s Best-Selling LED Bulb Just Got Better 68Oct 23, 2014: Cree Redefines High-Power LEDs for Lighting with New SC5 Technology Platform 69Sep 30, 2014: Cree Sets Efficiency Standard with Commercially Available 150 Lumens-Per-Watt Troffer 70Sep 16, 2014: Cree Announces New Generation of High-Power LEDs to Achieve Better Performance and Lowest System Cost 71Sep 16, 2014: Cree has filed Lawsuits to Protect LED Component Intellectual Property 72Aug 28, 2014: Cree Introduces Industry-Breakthrough Replacement for Halogen MR16 Lamps 73Jun 04, 2014: Cree Reinvents the Three-Way LED Bulb 74May 28, 2014: Breakthrough Cree XLamp XM-L2 EasyWhite LED Delivers 38 Percent Performance Improvement 75May 06, 2014: Cree LED Bulb with Industry’s Best Color Quality Now Available Nationwide 76May 05, 2014: Cree Delivers the First No-Compromise LED T8 Replacement Tube 77Apr 30, 2014: Cree Adds PAR38 LED Replacement Bulbs to Best-Selling LED Bulb Portfolio 78Apr 15, 2014: Cree Delivers Breakthrough Light Quality and Innovative Design for Linear Lighting Applications 79Apr 03, 2014: Powerful Cree XT-E Chip Delivers 58,000 Lumens, Powers ALTLED F04 Floodlights 80Mar 27, 2014: Cree Introduces Industry’s First 8000-Lumen LED Module 81Mar 26, 2014: Cree First to Break 300 Lumens-Per-Watt Barrier 82Mar 18, 2014: New Cree High-Density Discrete LED Delivers Industry’s Highest Performance 83Mar 05, 2014: Cree Introduces the Industry’s Most Powerful SiC Schottky Diodes 84Feb 20, 2014: Cree Extends Breakthrough XSP Series Street Light Performance to Outdoor Area Lighting 85Feb 12, 2014: New Cree CXA High-Density LED Arrays Offer Unmatched Lumen Density 86Feb 04, 2014: Cree Reinvents Lighting Controls with the Push of One Button 87Jan 30, 2014: Cree Appoints John Replogle to Board of Directors 88Jan 29, 2014: Cree Introduces Industry’s Brightest High-CRI LED Module 89Jan 28, 2014: Cree Redefines the Troffer Market with Superior Performance and Value 90Jan 23, 2014: Cree Shatters Efficiency Benchmark with First 200-Lumen-Per-Watt LED Luminaire 91Jan 14, 2014: Cree Breaks Performance and Affordability Barriers for High-Bay Luminaire Market 92Appendix 93Methodology 93About GlobalData 93Contact Us 93Disclaimer 93List of TablesCree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Key Facts, 2014 1Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 7Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 8Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 9Cree, Inc., Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 10Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 11Cree to Invest USD1 Million in Solar Power Plant in Durham, UK 12Cree Signs A Patent Cross-License Agreement With Koninklijke Philips Electronics 13Cree Completes Public Offering Of US$449 Million 14Cree to Acquire 13% Interest in Lextar Electronics for USD83 Million 16Cree Acquires Ruud Lighting 17Cree, Inc., Key Competitors 18Cree, Inc., Key Employees 19Cree, Inc., Other Locations 20Cree, Inc., Subsidiaries 21List of FiguresCree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 7Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 8Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 9Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals by Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 10