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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) - Clean Technology - 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 Clean Technology 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., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 7Cree, Inc., Clean Technology Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 8Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 9Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 10Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 11Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, 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 Acquires Arkansas Power Electronics International 16Cree to Acquire 13% Interest in Lextar Electronics for USD83 Million 17Cree Acquires Ruud Lighting 18Cree, Inc. - Key Competitors 19Key Employees 20Locations And Subsidiaries 21Head Office 21Other Locations & Subsidiaries 21Recent Developments 23New Contracts 23Aug 13, 2015: San Diego Community College Saves Big Using Cree LED Lighting with SmartCast Technology 23Sep 08, 2014: Cree SiC MOSFETs Help Power Japan’s Growing Solar Energy Infrastructure 24Aug 26, 2014: Cree announces LED Cooperation with Lextar Electronics 25Jan 13, 2014: Cree LED Technology Lands at Munich Airport 26Operations Updates 27Jul 15, 2015: CGE Energy Achieves 90% Lighting Energy Savings for Metro Detroit's Avis Ford With Cree LED Lighting 27Apr 30, 2015: High-Quality Cree LED Lighting Transforms 42-Campus Toledo Public School District 28Mar 17, 2015: Cree Adds Cree LED Bulb to Habitat for Humanity Partnership 29Feb 12, 2015: U.S. International Trade Commission Opens Investigation into Infringement of Cree LED Lighting Patents 30Feb 09, 2015: Cree Selected by Fast Company Among the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies in 2015 31Jan 21, 2015: Cree’s New XLamp MHD Family Delivers Chip-on-Board Performance in a Surface-Mount LED 32Jan 12, 2015: Cree Acts to Protect Its Intellectual Property in Consumer LED Lighting Market 33Oct 14, 2014: Cree, Inc. Announces 2015 First Quarter Earnings Release Webcast 34Oct 07, 2014: Cree Achieves Major Production Milestone with U.S. Department of Defense 35Sep 17, 2014: Cree Wins 2014 Lighting for Tomorrow Award in Solid-State Lighting 36Jun 25, 2014: Cree Delivers Exceptional Light and Energy Savings to Walgreens 37Jun 19, 2014: Cree and Musco together to Transform Lighting of San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge 38May 29, 2014: Cree introduces Groundbreaking Outdoor Area Luminaire 39May 22, 2014: Cree introduces Next-Generation XP LED Delivering 200 Lumens Per Watt 40May 15, 2014: New Cree Power Module Breaks Price-Performance Barrier in Power Conversion Systems Rated up to the Megawatt Level 41Apr 23, 2014: Cree LED Street Lights Transform California City’s Streets, Cut Energy Use by 65 Percent 42Mar 12, 2014: Cree Makes the Biggest Thing Since the Light Bulb™ Brighter and More Affordable 43Jan 08, 2014: Cree High-Brightness SMD LEDs Enhance Lighthouse Technologies Outdoor Displays 44Financial Announcements 45Aug 11, 2015: Cree Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2015 45Jun 24, 2015: Cree Announces LED Business Restructuring, $500 Million Stock Buyback Authorization and Fiscal Year 2016 Annual Operating Plan 46Jan 20, 2015: Cree Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 47Oct 21, 2014: Cree Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2015 49Oct 02, 2014: Cree Announces Preliminary Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2015 50Aug 12, 2014: Cree Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 51Apr 22, 2014: Cree Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014 52Jan 21, 2014: Cree Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2014 54Strategy And Business Planning 55May 05, 2015: WeMo and Cree Join Forces to Bring Connected Lighting to the Masses 55Jul 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 56Apr 29, 2014: Ephesus Lighting Signs Multi-Faceted Ingredient Branding and Trademark License Agreement with Cree 57Government and Public Interest 58Jan 13, 2015: Cree, Inc. Announces 2015 Second Quarter Earnings Release Webcast 58Sep 17, 2014: Energy Department Announces Indoor Lighting Winners of Next Generation Luminaires Solid-State Lighting Design Competition 59Other Significant Developments 60Sep 02, 2015: Cree Announces Wolfspeed – the New Name for the Power and RF Business 60Aug 04, 2015: Cree Announces the Signing of a Global LED Chip Patent Cross-License Agreement With Epistar 61Jul 14, 2015: Cree Sets a New Performance Standard for High Power LEDs 62Jul 02, 2015: ALT’s LED lightings equipped with CREE flagship chipsets 63Jun 29, 2015: New Affordable Cree LED Candelabra Bulbs Converge Lighting Elegance and Efficiency 64Jun 29, 2015: Cree Delivers Affordable High Quality LED Candelabra Experience without the Sacrifice 65Jun 16, 2015: Cree Connects with SmartThings to Provide Intelligent Light in Home Automation 66May 26, 2015: Cree’s Next-Generation LED Flood Light Enables Consumers to Save without Settling 67May 14, 2015: Cree Confronts TWT Radar System Issues with Record-Breaking High-Power RF Devices 68Apr 29, 2015: Cree’s New High Intensity Class of LEDs More Than Doubles Performance 69Apr 28, 2015: Cree Reinvents Light Experience with Cutting-Edge WaveMax Technology 70Apr 23, 2015: Cree Introduces New Fully Luminous LR22 Architectural Troffer 71Apr 13, 2015: Cree Introduces Industry’s Highest Performing LED Module 72Mar 31, 2015: Cree Delivers Most Compatible, High-Quality LED T8 Replacement for Consumers 73Mar 26, 2015: Cree Redefines Outdoor Lighting Performance for Rural Applications 74Feb 17, 2015: Cree’s New CXA2 LED Arrays Enable System Cost Savings of up to 60 Percent 75Feb 12, 2015: Cree Adds Intelligent Color to SmartCast Technology 76Feb 06, 2015: CGE Energy Becomes CREE Elite Distributor 77Jan 21, 2015: Cree’s New XLamp MHD Family Delivers Chip-on-Board Performance in a Surface Mount LED 78Jan 15, 2015: Cree Makes Connected Lighting Smarter 79Dec 17, 2014: Cree Launches Industry’s First Extreme High Power LEDs to Radically Reduce System Cost 80Oct 28, 2014: America’s Best-Selling LED Bulb Just Got Better 81Oct 23, 2014: Cree Redefines High-Power LEDs for Lighting with New SC5 Technology Platform 82Oct 13, 2014: Cree Power Modules Revolutionize Inverter Platform for Power-Generation Systems 83Sep 30, 2014: Cree Sets Efficiency Standard with Commercially Available 150 Lumens-Per-Watt Troffer 84Sep 29, 2014: Cree Introduces Industry’s First 1.7-kV, All-SiC Power Module 85Sep 16, 2014: Cree Announces New Generation of High-Power LEDs to Achieve Better Performance and Lowest System Cost 86Sep 16, 2014: Cree has filed Lawsuits to Protect LED Component Intellectual Property 87Aug 28, 2014: Cree Introduces Industry-Breakthrough Replacement for Halogen MR16 Lamps 88Jun 04, 2014: Cree Reinvents the Three-Way LED Bulb 89May 28, 2014: Breakthrough Cree XLamp XM-L2 EasyWhite LED Delivers 38 Percent Performance Improvement 90May 06, 2014: Cree LED Bulb with Industry’s Best Color Quality Now Available Nationwide 91May 05, 2014: Cree Delivers the First No-Compromise LED T8 Replacement Tube 92Apr 30, 2014: Cree Adds PAR38 LED Replacement Bulbs to Best-Selling LED Bulb Portfolio 93Apr 15, 2014: Cree Delivers Breakthrough Light Quality and Innovative Design for Linear Lighting Applications 94Mar 27, 2014: Cree Introduces Industry’s First 8000-Lumen LED Module 95Mar 26, 2014: Cree First to Break 300 Lumens-Per-Watt Barrier 96Mar 18, 2014: New Cree High-Density Discrete LED Delivers Industry’s Highest Performance 97Mar 05, 2014: Cree Introduces the Industry’s Most Powerful SiC Schottky Diodes 98Feb 20, 2014: Cree Extends Breakthrough XSP Series Street Light Performance to Outdoor Area Lighting 99Feb 12, 2014: New Cree CXA High-Density LED Arrays Offer Unmatched Lumen Density 100Feb 04, 2014: Cree Reinvents Lighting Controls with the Push of One Button 101Jan 30, 2014: Cree Appoints John Replogle to Board of Directors 102Jan 29, 2014: Cree Introduces Industry’s Brightest High-CRI LED Module 103Jan 28, 2014: Cree Redefines the Troffer Market with Superior Performance and Value 104Jan 14, 2014: Cree Breaks Performance and Affordability Barriers for High-Bay Luminaire Market 105Appendix 106Methodology 106About GlobalData 106Contact Us 106Disclaimer 106List of TablesCree, Inc., Clean Technology, Key Facts, 2015 1Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals Summary, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 7Cree, Inc., Clean Technology Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 8Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 9Cree, Inc., Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 10Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, 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 Acquires Arkansas Power Electronics International 16Cree to Acquire 13% Interest in Lextar Electronics for USD83 Million 17Cree Acquires Ruud Lighting 18Cree, Inc., Key Competitors 19Cree, Inc., Key Employees 20Cree, Inc., Other Locations 21Cree, Inc., Subsidiaries 21List of FiguresCree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 1Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 7Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 8Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals By Region, 2009 to YTD 2015 9Cree, Inc., Clean Technology, Deals by Sector, 2009 to YTD 2015 10