Brooks Automation, Inc.

Brooks Automation, Inc.

Brooks Automation, Inc.

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Type of Company


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Appliances & Electronics
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Electrical Products

Company Description

Brooks is a leading worldwide provider of automation, vacuum, and instrumentation solutions for multiple markets including semiconductor manufacturing, life sciences, and clean energy. Our technologies, engineering competencies, and breadth of global services provide customers speed to market, high uptime, and rapid response, which equate to superior value in their mission-critical environments. Since 1978, Brooks has been a leading partner to the global semiconductor manufacturing market. Through product development initiatives and strategic acquisition, we have expanded our reach to meet the needs of customers in the life sciences industry, analytical and research fields, and clean energy markets. When optimal productivity and high availability are factors for success, customers across the globe turn to Brooks. Brooks is a public company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol BRKS

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Executives & Employees

President & Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

President, Semiconductor Solutions Group

Vice President, Finance, Corporate Controller & Principal Accounting Officer

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Senior Vice President, Engineering

Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy & New Business Officer

Vice President, Corporate Development

President, Life Sciences Services

Board of Directors

Vice Chief of Staff at United States Army

President & Chief Executive Officer at Brooks Automation, Inc.

President & Treasurer at Harthaven Community Association, Inc.

Chancellor Emeritus at Washington University

Adjunct Assistant Professor in Organizational Behavior, Health Policy & Management at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Former Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer at Merck & Co., Inc.

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Cabot Corp.

Managing Director at Angel Healthcare Investors LLC

Researcher at National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Kayne Anderson Rudnick Investment Management is a registered investment advisor based in Los Angeles, California with approximately $7 billion in assets under management. Our clients include affluent individuals, endowments, foundations, corporations, public funds, and pension plans for who it manages a range of portfolios having a common disciplined, high-quality investment philosophy

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Silvercrest Asset Management Group is an independent, employee-owned, registered investment advisor which provides asset management and family office services to families and select institutional investors. Silvercrest combines the client-focused service which was the hallmark of private banks and investment counsel firms in an earlier age with state of the art theories of portfolio construction, risk management and diversification. Silvercrest's professionals have dedicated their careers to wealth management and our Managing Directors, who average more than 25 years of wealth management experience, have advised their clients through the boom of bull markets and the gloom of bear markets. We are not swayed by market manias. We are only interested in seeing our clients' assets invested in a manner consistent with their tolerance for risk. Silvercrest currently advises on $11.2 billion* for a clientele comprised primarily of families, as well as endowments, foundations and other institutional investors. Silvercrest's family office, advisory and investment capabilities are available to clients interested in investing substantial assets. Silvercrest is free from the numerous conflicts of interest inherent to larger organizations. Our size, our employee ownership and our collegial culture-coupled with the spirit, camaraderie and character of our organization-stand in sharp contrast to much of Wall Street and the financial services industry. We enjoy working with one another and we enjoy working with our clients. The quality, integrity and independence of our advice, coupled with our unwavering commitment to client service, sets us apart in a crowded field.

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Tower House Partners is dedicated to exploiting opportunities primarily across European Equities with a strong sector focus. The firm’s strategy centers on medium- and small-cap stocks and are opportunistic in large-cap companies. Their focus is on deep fundamental analysis of listed and unlisted companies within sectors where the firm has a demonstrable edge: consumer cyclicals and staples, consumer healthcare, retail TMT, support services, leisure.

Recent Transactions
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Atlas Copco AB, Edwards Vacuum LLC purchase Brooks Automation, Inc. /Cryogenics Business from Brooks Automation, Inc.

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Brooks Automation, Inc. purchases GENEWIZ, Inc. from OrbiMed Advisors Private Equity, Ampersand Management LLC, Prime Value Capital Management Ltd.

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Brooks Automation, Inc. purchases BioSpeciMan Corp., Inc.

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Advised onBrooks Automation, Inc. purchases PRI Automation, Inc.

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Advised onBrooks Automation, Inc. purchases PRI Automation, Inc.

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Advised onBrooks Automation, Inc. purchases Helix Technology Corp.

Chair, Corporate Practice Group

Advised onMKS Instruments, Inc. purchases Granville-Phillips Co. from Brooks Automation, Inc.

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Advised onMKS Instruments, Inc. purchases Granville-Phillips Co. from Brooks Automation, Inc.

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Advised onBrooks Automation, Inc. purchases GENEWIZ, Inc. from Ampersand Management LLC, OrbiMed Advisors Private Equity, Prime Value Capital Management Ltd.

Advisors & Consultants

Co-Founder at BioStorage Technologies, Inc.

Legal Advisor

Partner at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP


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BioCision LLC operates as a life science research and development company. Its products include cell cryopreservation systems, sample cooling, freezing, snap-freezing, ice-free cooling systems, tube temperature and plate temperature management, support platforms, sample transport, cryostorage boxes, cryogenic vials, ice pans and buckets and other accessories. The firm’s products protect temperature-sensitive therapeutics, biological samples and biomaterials. The company was founded by Brian Schryver and Rolf O. Ehrhardt in 2007 and is headquartered in San Rafael, CA.

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Brooks Automation Asia Ltd. is a holding company, which manufactures semiconductor machineries. It offers cluster tool platform and liquid crystal display loader and unloader. The company was founded on June 23,1999 and is headquartered in Yongin, South Korea.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer at Advanced Voice Recognition Systems, Inc.

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Japan Third Party Co., Ltd. IT Consulting & Services | Tokyo, Japan

Japan Third Party Co., Ltd. engages in the provision of technical services to foreign companies aiming to enter the Japanese market. It operates through the following segments: Educational Solution, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Solution, Western Japan Solution, Life Science Service, Digital Innovation, and Others. The Educational Solution segment offers technical training business for end users. The ICT segment provides ICT system design, construction, operation, and maintenance services. It also deals with manufacturing support services for ICT equipment. The Western Japan Solution segment includes operation and maintenance services for ICT systems in western Japan. The Life Science Service segment offers maintenance services for medical and chemical analysis equipment. The Digital Innovation segment handles digital marketing and artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic process automation (RPA) related services. The Others segment manages the India branch business and overseas projects. The company was founded by on October 31, 1987 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Iones Co., Ltd. Semiconductors | Anseong-si, South Korea

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Danaher Corporation Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing - Washington, DC

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Nidec Corp. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing - Kyoto, Japan

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Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing - Waltham, Massachusetts

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. engages in the provision of analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software and services for research, analysis, discovery, and diagnostics. It operates through the following segments: Life Sciences Solutions, Analytical Instruments, Specialty Diagnostics, and Laboratory Products and Services. The Life Sciences Solutions segment comprises of portfolio of reagents, instruments, and consumables used in biological and medical research, discovery and production of new drugs, and vaccines as well as diagnosis of disease. The Analytical Instruments segment offers instruments, consumables, software, and services that are used for a range of applications in the laboratory, on the production line, and in the field. The Specialty Diagnostics segment gives diagnostic test kits, reagents, culture media, instruments, and associated products used to increase the speed and accuracy of diagnoses. The Laboratory Products and Services segment involves in providing everything needed for the laboratory, including a combination of self-manufactured and sourced products for customers in research, academic, government, industrial, and healthcare settings. The company was founded on October 11, 1960 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.

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