Cree, Inc. (CREE) - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile

 Published On: Jun, 2015 |    No of Pages: 93 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Summary

Cree, 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 Buy

Get 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.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 5
List of Figures 6
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 7
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 8
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 9
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 10
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 11
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deal Details 12
Asset Purchase 12
Cree to Invest USD1 Million in Solar Power Plant in Durham, UK 12
Partnerships 13
Cree Signs A Patent Cross-License Agreement With Koninklijke Philips Electronics 13
Equity Offering 14
Cree Completes Public Offering Of US$449 Million 14
Acquisition 16
Cree to Acquire 13% Interest in Lextar Electronics for USD83 Million 16
Cree Acquires Ruud Lighting 17
Cree, Inc. - Key Competitors 18
Key Employees 19
Locations And Subsidiaries 20
Head Office 20
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20
Recent Developments 22
New Contracts 22
Sep 08, 2014: Cree SiC MOSFETs Help Power Japan’s Growing Solar Energy Infrastructure 22
Aug 26, 2014: Cree announces LED Cooperation with Lextar Electronics 23
Jan 13, 2014: Cree LED Technology Lands at Munich Airport 24
Operations Updates 25
Apr 30, 2015: High-Quality Cree LED Lighting Transforms 42-Campus Toledo Public School District 25
Mar 17, 2015: Cree Adds Cree LED Bulb to Habitat for Humanity Partnership 26
Feb 12, 2015: U.S. International Trade Commission Opens Investigation into Infringement of Cree LED Lighting Patents 27
Feb 09, 2015: Cree Selected by Fast Company Among the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies in 2015 28
Jan 21, 2015: Cree’s New XLamp MHD Family Delivers Chip-on-Board Performance in a Surface-Mount LED 29
Jan 12, 2015: Cree Acts to Protect Its Intellectual Property in Consumer LED Lighting Market 30
Oct 14, 2014: Cree, Inc. Announces 2015 First Quarter Earnings Release Webcast 31
Sep 17, 2014: Cree Wins 2014 Lighting for Tomorrow Award in Solid-State Lighting 32
Jun 25, 2014: Cree Delivers Exceptional Light and Energy Savings to Walgreens 33
Jun 19, 2014: Cree and Musco together to Transform Lighting of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge 34
May 29, 2014: Cree introduces Groundbreaking Outdoor Area Luminaire 35
May 22, 2014: Cree introduces Next-Generation XP LED Delivering 200 Lumens Per Watt 36
Apr 23, 2014: Cree LED Street Lights Transform California City’s Streets, Cut Energy Use by 65 Percent 37
Mar 12, 2014: Cree Makes the Biggest Thing Since the Light Bulb™ Brighter and More Affordable 38
Jan 08, 2014: Cree High-Brightness SMD LEDs Enhance Lighthouse Technologies Outdoor Displays 39
Financial Announcements 40
Jan 20, 2015: Cree Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 40
Oct 21, 2014: Cree Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 42
Oct 02, 2014: Cree Announces Preliminary Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 43
Aug 12, 2014: Cree Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 44
Apr 22, 2014: Cree Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014 45
Jan 21, 2014: Cree Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014 47
Strategy and Business Planning 48
May 05, 2015: WeMo and Cree Join Forces to Bring Connected Lighting to the Masses 48
Jul 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 49
Apr 29, 2014: Ephesus Lighting Signs Multi-Faceted Ingredient Branding and Trademark License Agreement with Cree 50
Government and Public Interest 51
Jan 13, 2015: Cree, Inc. Announces 2015 Second Quarter Earnings Release Webcast 51
Sep 17, 2014: Energy Department Announces Indoor Lighting Winners of Next Generation Luminaires Solid-State Lighting Design Competition 52
Other Significant Developments 53
May 26, 2015: Cree’s Next-Generation LED Flood Light Enables Consumers to Save without Settling 53
May 14, 2015: Cree Confronts TWT Radar System Issues with Record-Breaking High-Power RF Devices 54
Apr 29, 2015: Cree’s New High Intensity Class of LEDs More Than Doubles Performance 55
Apr 28, 2015: Cree Reinvents Light Experience with Cutting-Edge WaveMax Technology 56
Apr 23, 2015: Cree Introduces New Fully Luminous LR22 Architectural Troffer 57
Apr 13, 2015: Cree Introduces Industry’s Highest Performing LED Module 58
Mar 31, 2015: Cree Delivers Most Compatible, High-Quality LED T8 Replacement for Consumers 59
Mar 26, 2015: Cree Redefines Outdoor Lighting Performance for Rural Applications 60
Mar 16, 2015: Cree SiC Technology Enables the Quantum Reduction of Solar Power Inverter Size, Weight, and Cost 61
Feb 17, 2015: Cree’s New CXA2 LED Arrays Enable System Cost Savings of up to 60 Percent 62
Feb 12, 2015: Cree Adds Intelligent Color to SmartCast Technology 63
Feb 06, 2015: CGE Energy Becomes CREE Elite Distributor 64
Jan 21, 2015: Cree’s New XLamp MHD Family Delivers Chip-on-Board Performance in a Surface Mount LED 65
Jan 15, 2015: Cree Makes Connected Lighting Smarter 66
Dec 17, 2014: Cree Launches Industry’s First Extreme High Power LEDs to Radically Reduce System Cost 67
Oct 28, 2014: America’s Best-Selling LED Bulb Just Got Better 68
Oct 23, 2014: Cree Redefines High-Power LEDs for Lighting with New SC5 Technology Platform 69
Sep 30, 2014: Cree Sets Efficiency Standard with Commercially Available 150 Lumens-Per-Watt Troffer 70
Sep 16, 2014: Cree Announces New Generation of High-Power LEDs to Achieve Better Performance and Lowest System Cost 71
Sep 16, 2014: Cree has filed Lawsuits to Protect LED Component Intellectual Property 72
Aug 28, 2014: Cree Introduces Industry-Breakthrough Replacement for Halogen MR16 Lamps 73
Jun 04, 2014: Cree Reinvents the Three-Way LED Bulb 74
May 28, 2014: Breakthrough Cree XLamp XM-L2 EasyWhite LED Delivers 38 Percent Performance Improvement 75
May 06, 2014: Cree LED Bulb with Industry’s Best Color Quality Now Available Nationwide 76
May 05, 2014: Cree Delivers the First No-Compromise LED T8 Replacement Tube 77
Apr 30, 2014: Cree Adds PAR38 LED Replacement Bulbs to Best-Selling LED Bulb Portfolio 78
Apr 15, 2014: Cree Delivers Breakthrough Light Quality and Innovative Design for Linear Lighting Applications 79
Apr 03, 2014: Powerful Cree XT-E Chip Delivers 58,000 Lumens, Powers ALTLED F04 Floodlights 80
Mar 27, 2014: Cree Introduces Industry’s First 8000-Lumen LED Module 81
Mar 26, 2014: Cree First to Break 300 Lumens-Per-Watt Barrier 82
Mar 18, 2014: New Cree High-Density Discrete LED Delivers Industry’s Highest Performance 83
Mar 05, 2014: Cree Introduces the Industry’s Most Powerful SiC Schottky Diodes 84
Feb 20, 2014: Cree Extends Breakthrough XSP Series Street Light Performance to Outdoor Area Lighting 85
Feb 12, 2014: New Cree CXA High-Density LED Arrays Offer Unmatched Lumen Density 86
Feb 04, 2014: Cree Reinvents Lighting Controls with the Push of One Button 87
Jan 30, 2014: Cree Appoints John Replogle to Board of Directors 88
Jan 29, 2014: Cree Introduces Industry’s Brightest High-CRI LED Module 89
Jan 28, 2014: Cree Redefines the Troffer Market with Superior Performance and Value 90
Jan 23, 2014: Cree Shatters Efficiency Benchmark with First 200-Lumen-Per-Watt LED Luminaire 91
Jan 14, 2014: Cree Breaks Performance and Affordability Barriers for High-Bay Luminaire Market 92
Appendix 93
Methodology 93
About GlobalData 93
Contact Us 93
Disclaimer 93

List of Tables

Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Key Facts, 2014 1
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 7
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 8
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 9
Cree, Inc., Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 10
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 11
Cree to Invest USD1 Million in Solar Power Plant in Durham, UK 12
Cree Signs A Patent Cross-License Agreement With Koninklijke Philips Electronics 13
Cree Completes Public Offering Of US$449 Million 14
Cree to Acquire 13% Interest in Lextar Electronics for USD83 Million 16
Cree Acquires Ruud Lighting 17
Cree, Inc., Key Competitors 18
Cree, Inc., Key Employees 19
Cree, Inc., Other Locations 20
Cree, Inc., Subsidiaries 21

List of Figures

Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 1
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 7
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 8
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 9
Cree, Inc., Alternative Energy, Deals by Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 10


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