Sivers IMA, the leading developer and manufacturer of compound semiconductors acquired CST Global, the manufacturer of compound semiconductors, for SEK 151 million, allowing Sivers IMA to expand its portfolio to include fiber network optic products.
Sivers Semiconductors AB (publ) is the parent company of a Group that comprises the wholly owned subsidiaries Sivers Wireless AB, Sivers Photonics Ltd and Trebax AB. Operations are mainly conducted through the two business areas Wireless and Photonics. Sivers Semiconductors and Sivers Wireless have headquarters in Kista, Sweden, with a local office in Gothenburg, Sweden. Sivers Photonic’s headquarters and factory are located in Glasgow, Scotland.
CST Global was formed in 1999 by the universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow (together with Scottish Enterprise), specializing in the design, development and manufacture of III-V optoelectronic wafers and chips for the telecom, fiber, industry, defense and health sectors. CST Global provided both a custom foundry service, as well as a range of high-volume, standard laser products for the optical communications markets.