Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Overview
Date Founded

1950

Headquarters

1-10-1 Higashikotari,Nagaokakyo, Kyoto 617-8555

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

75.2K

Industries

Electrical Products
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Other Business & Consulting Services
Power & Utilities
Appliances & Electronics
Wholesale: Industrial Products & Manufacturing

Company Description

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. engages in research, production and sale of electronic devices made from fine ceramics. It operates through the following segments: Components, Modules, and Others. The Components division offers multilayer ceramic capacitors, SAW (Surface Acoustic Wave) filters, ceramic resonators, piezoelectric sensors, ceramic filters, piezoelectric buzzers, short-range wireless communication modules, Bluetooth modules and others. The Modules segment provides communication modules, power supplies, multilayer ceramic devices, connectors, isolators, circuit modules, EMI (Electromagnetic Interference)suppression filters, inductors, sensors and lithium ion batteries. The Others segment handles the employee welfares, staffing, education and training, and facility maintenance services, including operational software for affiliates. The company was founded by Akira Murata in October 1944 and is headquartered in Nagaokakyo, Japan.

Executives & Employees

President

Managing Executive Officer & General Manager-Sales

Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Technology & Business Development, Manager of Yokohama Business Center & Director

Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Planning & Administration, Director

Managing Executive Officer, Director of Capacitor Business in Main Components Business Unit

Executive Officer, Head-Audit & Internal Control

Director, Head-Administration & Personnel Group

Head-Technology Development & Business Planning

Executive Officer, Senior Director of Technology in Main Module Business Unit & Senior Director of Production in Main Module Business Unit

Executive Officer, Director of Intellectual Property in Main Planning & Administration Unit & Manager of Yasu Business Center

Board of Directors

Former President, President of Subsidiary, Representative Director at Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

President at Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Former Managing Director & Advisor at Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Technology & Business Development, Manager of Yokohama Business Center & Director at Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Managing Executive Officer, Director of Capacitor Business in Main Components Business Unit at Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Director at Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Director at Bando Chemical Industries Ltd.

Executive Secretary at Japan Association of Corporate Executives

Director, Head-Administration & Personnel Group at Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Member, Audit & Supervisory Committee at Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

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Recent Transactions
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Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. purchases ETA Wireless, Inc.

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Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. purchases Miraisens, Inc. from JAFCO Group Co. Ltd. (Private Equity)

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Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. purchases Versa Drives Pvt. Ltd.

Transaction Advisors
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Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Managing Partner, Greater Los Angeles Offices at Sidley Austin LLP

Legal Advisor

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Legal Advisor

Former Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2021
Market Capitalization
$51B
Total Enterprise Value
$48.8B
Earnings Per Share
$3.35
EBITDAMargin
28.24%
Enterprise Value / Sales
3.31x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
11.64x
TEVNet Income
22.74x
Debt TEV
0.03x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
5.92%
Revenue
$14.8B
Net Profit
$2.15B
EBITDA
$4.17B
Total Debt
$1.65B
Total Equity
$17.4B
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