Nireco Acquired Megaopto Co., Ltd.2017/02/28
Tokyo Stock Exchange code: 6863
Nireco Acquired Megaopto Co., Ltd.
For development of measuring and inspection devices
with leading laser technology
Tokyo February 28, 2017 – Nireco Corporation (Nireco) has completed acquisition of all shares in Megaopto Co., Ltd. (Megaopto), making it a wholly owned subsidiary on February 28, 2017.
1. Background and Objectives
Nireco was seeking state-of-the-art optics technology which supplements and accelerate the development of Nireco’s technologies, such as sensor, optics and image processing. Megaopto, founded in 1996, is an R&D and manufacturing company of solid-state and fiber laser devices having competitive laser technologies. Since we have acquired Megaopto, we believe that we will be able to develop new line of products for new business opportunities by applying its advanced laser technology to our measuring and inspection devices. Also, this acquisition is expected to expand business scale of Megaopto as a synergy effect with Nireco group’s network.
2. Company Overview
|A) Company Name||Megaopto Co., Ltd.|
|B) Head Office||Wako RIKEN incubation plaza, 2-3-13 Minami, Wako Saitama 351-0104 Japan|
|C) President||Shinichi Nakayama|
|D) Founded||July 1996|
|Research and development, manufacturing and sales of solid- state and fiber laser devices|
|F) Capital||252 million yen (as of June 2016)|
|G) Sales||440 million yen (as of June 2016)|
3. Outlook of the Financial Performance of the Current Fiscal Year
The impact of this acquisition on the consolidated financial performance of the current fiscal year is negligible.
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