Kemet Corp.

Kemet Corp.

Kemet Corp.

Overview
Date Founded

1919

Headquarters

2835 Kemet Way,Simpsonville, SC 29681-6202

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

14.4K

Industries

Electrical Products

Company Description

KEMET Corp. engages in the manufacture of passive electronic components. It operates through the following segments: Solid Capacitors; Film and Electrolytic; and Electro-Magnetic, Sensors, and Actuators. The Solid Capacitors segment produces tantalum, aluminum, polymer, and ceramic capacitors. The Film and Electrolytic segment includes the production of film, paper, and wet aluminum electrolytic capacitors. The Electro-Magnetic, Sensors, and Actuators segment comprises the electro-magnetic compatible materials and devices, piezo materials and actuators, and various types of sensors. The company was founded in 1919 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Executives & Employees

Director & Chief Executive Officer

Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary

Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President

Senior Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer

Senior Vice President, Quality, Chief Compliance Officer & Chief of Staff

Vice President & Corporate Controller

Vice President-Treasurer

Executive Vice President of Global Sales & Marketing

Executive Vice President, Solid Capacitors

Board of Directors

Partner at Platinum Equity Advisors LLC

Managing Partner at Compass Acquisitions

Director & Chief Executive Officer at Kemet Corp.

President at Maddrey & Associates

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Allen Telecom, Inc.

Member at Astia Angels LLC

Former Manager-Corporate Finance Division at NEC Capital Solutions Ltd.

Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at TDK Electronics AG

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Nokomis Capital LLC is a hedge fund manager located in Dallas, Texas. They manage the Nokomis Capital Partners LP

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Granite Investment Partners offers customized investment portfolios that are designed to meet each client's individual investment objectives. The firm employs a disciplined investment approach that focuses on the preservation of capital, the power of diversification and superior risk-adjusted performance. Portfolios are constructed using a variety of investment opportunities that are identified through the firm's proprietary in-house research and through the research of other proven organizations. Granite Investment Partners manages investments in the following asset classes: cash, taxable fixed-income, tax-exempt fixed-income, domestic equities, foreign equities, alternative investments and real estate.

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Raging Capital Management predominately employs a long-short strategy on behalf of the funds, which focuses mainly on small- to mid-cap US companies. Each SPV generally holds a specific underlying investment, which may be held directly by the funds or used to facilitate a specific co-investment opportunity.Raging Capital seeks to achieve superior long-term, absolute, risk-adjusted returns regardless of overall market performance without taking outsized risks, and to maximize after tax returns. To achieve this, the firm employs a hedged/long-short, generalist investment strategy that invests primarily in equity and debt securities of small to mid-cap US companies, with primary focus on companies that are not well covered by Wall Street analysts. Raging Capital also selectively executes activist strategies, which may include advocating to change the board composition, corporate strategy and/or financial strategy of the funds' portfolio companies when they believe such actions will help protect and maximize the value of the funds' investments. Raging Capital uses a fundamental and research-driven in which returns are derived from security selection, not market direction. In managing the funds, Raging Capital may use complementary derivatives in order to selectively enhance returns and/or reduce risk.Raging Capital Management is an activist firm and is included in the SharkWatch50 as one the 50 most prominent activist investors.

Recent Transactions
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Kemet Corp. issued . USD Common Stock and Warrants

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Kemet Corp., KEMET Electronics Corp. purchase NEC Tokin Corp. from NEC Corporation - Japan resulting in a new company TOKIN Corp. - Miyagi

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Kemet Corp. purchases Intellidata, Inc. from Elekta AB

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Advisors & Consultants
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Partner at Kirkland & Ellis LLP

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2019
Market Capitalization
$1.13B
Total Enterprise Value
$1.09B
Earnings Per Share
$3.5
Revenue
$1.38B
EBITDAMargin
19.14%
Enterprise Value Sales
0.79x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
4.12x
TEVNet Income
5.27x
Debt TEV
0.27x
Net Profit
$207M
EBITDA
$265M
Total Debt
$294M
Total Equity
$639M
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
23.42%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
10.65%
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Competitors
Yageo Corporation Electrical Products

Yageo Corp. engagges in the provision of passive components services. It specializes in resistors, capacitors, and wireless components. Its products include chip resistors, micro leadframe chip carrier, torugh hole resistors, wireless components, electrolytic capacitors, and inductors and coils. Its applications applied to consumer electronics, industril, computers and peripherals, automotive, telecommunications, and alternative energy. The company was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in New Taipei, Taiwan.

AVX Corporation Electrical Products - Fountain Inn, SC

AVX Corp. engages in the manufacture, supply, and resell of passive electronic components and related products. It operates through the Electronic Components; and Interconnect, Sensing and Control Devices segments. The Electronic Components segment consists of surface mount and leaded ceramic capacitors, RF thick and thin film components, surface mount and leaded tantalum capacitors, surface mount and film capacitors, ceramic and film power capacitors, super capacitors, EMI filters, thick and thin film packages of multiple integrated components, varistors, thermistors, inductors, resistive products, and passive and active electronic antennas manufactured by company or purchased from other manufacturers for resale. The Interconnect, Sensing and Control Devices segment comprises automotive sensing and control devices and automotive, telecom, and memory connectors manufactured by or for AVX. The company was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Fountain Inn, SC.

Hitachi High-Technologies Corp. Semiconductors - Tokyo, TY

Hitachi High-Technologies Corp. engages in the manufacture and sale of electronics. It also provides maintenance and other services associated with its segments. It operates through the following segments: Science and Medical Systems, Electronic Device Systems, Industrial Systems, Advanced Industrial Products, and Others. The Science and Medical Systems segment includes electron microscopes and scientific and analytical instruments such as spectrophotometer, chromatograph, and thermal analysis. The Electronic Device Systems segment manufactures and sells semiconductor manufacturing equipment such as etching and visual inspection equipment, and CD-measurement SEMs. The Industrial Systems segment offers wire inspection equipment for railway operation, automated assembly systems for automotive components, and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. The Advanced Industrial Products segment deals with industrial materials, optical devices and materials and electronic device materials. The Others handles businesses of indirect subsidiaries. The company was founded on April 12, 1947 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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