ULVAC, Inc.

ULVAC, Inc.

ULVAC, Inc.

Overview
Date Founded

1952

Headquarters

2500 Hagisono,Chigasaki, Kanagawa 253-8543

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

6,072

Industries

Semiconductors
Industrial Machinery & Manufacturing
Electrical Products

Company Description

ULVAC, Inc. engages in the development, manufacture, import, export, sale and customer support for vacuum-related equipment, components, and materials. It operates through the following segments: Vacuum Equipment and Vacuum Application. The Vacuum Equipment segment covers liquid display and semiconductor sputtering equipment, organic electro-luminescence and solar battery production devices, vacuum pumps, and measuring instruments and products. The Vacuum Application segment deals with liquid display sputtering target materials, control systems, and diagnostic equipment. The company was founded by Jin Imachi on August 23, 1952 and is headquartered in Chigasaki, Japan.

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Executives & Employees

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GM-Semiconductor & Electronics Global

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Director

Managing Executive Officer

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Executive Officer

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at ULVAC, Inc.

Senior Managing Executive Officer at ULVAC, Inc.

Senior Managing Executive Officer at ULVAC, Inc.

Director at ULVAC, Inc.

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Nissay Asset Management Corp.

External Director at ULVAC, Inc.

President & Representative Director at Nissay Credit Guarantee Co. Ltd.

Former Representative Director & Executive Vice President at Horiba Ltd.

Managing Director at Sammy Corp.

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Owners & Shareholders
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Taiyo Pacific Partners provides discretionary portfolio management regarding primarily private and micro-cap to mid-cap public companies in Asia. The firm focuses on bottom-up, fundamental investing. The primary emphasis is on stock selection and the portfolio may be concentrated. Consequently, Taiyo Pacific Partners does not try to manage overall market, sector, foreign currency, or interest rate risk. Instead, risk is approached on a stock-by-stock basis.

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Taiyo Fund Management invests in a small number of publicly-traded companies in Japan. The firm employs shareholder activist investment strategies and uses their influence as an active investor to effect corporate governance, financial and operational changes to benefit shareowners.

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APS-JP is an active, growth-oriented investment manager with a long-term investment horizon. They believe that Asian markets are inherently inefficient and seeks to identify mispriced growth stocks. The firm pays limited attention to macro-economic forecasts, market trends or short-term earnings expectations of companies. They seek to invest in companies likely to benefit over the long term from trends affecting their business environment, and that are shareholder-conscious. Their investment approach is fundamental, relying on in-depth fundamental research that includes company visits. Their investment process is resolutely bottom-up. Their portfolios consist of aggregates of uncorrelated 'alpha clusters', consisting of groups of growth companies with a competitive edge and a sound structure, chosen around investment themes. The firm considers themes such as under-researched companies, new product or service development and artificially created short-term market price fluctuations.The firm's valuation process accounts for balance sheet structure and their stock selection targets business dynamism. Company visits are an important part of the research process, as is the input of customers, suppliers and competitors. Stocks are sold when prices have run ahead of fundamentals, when fundamentals have changed, or when initial assumptions are disproved.

Recent Transactions
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Chino Corp. purchases ULVAC-RIKO, Inc. from ULVAC, Inc.

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Takaoka Toko Co., Ltd., Takaoka Electric Mfg. Co., Ltd. purchase Reliance Electric Ltd. from ULVAC, Inc.

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ULVAC, Inc. purchases Optorun Co., Ltd.

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AS ONE Corp. engages in the sale of research instruments and equipment, hospital and nursing care products, and other scientific instruments. It operates through the following business divisions: Research and Industrial Equipment; and Medical and Nursing Care. The Research and Industrial Equipment division handles the wholesale of equipment and fixtures for researchers and technical experts. The Medical and Nursing division provides wholesale products for nursing care. The company was founded on June 1, 1962 and is headquartered in Osaka, Japan.

SHOWA SHINKU CO., LTD. engages in the manufacture and sale of vacuum technology devices. It operates through Vacuum Technology Device Business and Service Business segments. The Vacuum Technology Device Business segment manufactures and sells quartz devices, optical devices, and electronic components. The Service Business segment engages in the sale and repair of vacuum technology devices parts and accessories. The company was founded in September 1953 and is headquartered in Sagamihara, Japan.

Mimasu Semiconductor Industry Co., Ltd. engages in the processing of semiconductor materials, sales of precision equipment, and design, production and sale of automated equipment. It operates through the following business segments: Semiconductor, Industrial Sales, and Engineering. The Semiconductor segments sells and processes semiconductor materials such as prime and reclaim wafers. The Industrial Sales segment provides measuring instruments, testing devices and other precision machineries. The Engineering segment develops, design, and produces automated equipment and robot systems related to semiconductor. The company was founded on June 4, 1969 and is headquartered in Takasaki, Japan.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$211B
Total Enterprise Value
$260B
Earnings Per Share
$496.36
EBITDA
$35.9B
EBITDAMargin
15.48%
Total Debt
$43.7B
Total Equity
$105B
Enterprise Value Sales
1.12x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
7.24x
TEVNet Income
10.61x
Debt TEV
0.17x
Net Profit
$24.5B
Revenue
$232B
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
3.33%
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
10.06%
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OPTORUN Co., Ltd. engages in the design, development, and manufacture of optical thin film coaters (OTFC) and general-use optical thin film equipment (GENER). It also specializes in the production and distribution of vacuum coating machines, peripheral equipment, and units using vacuum coating products. The firm develops OTFC and GENER for use in the manufacturing of dense wavelength division multiplexing filters required for optical communications. Its thin film manufacturing technology is used for the performance of radio frequency ion sources, optical film thickness monitors, and sensor units. The company was founded by Son Daiyu on August 25, 1999 and is headquartered in Kawagoe, Japan.

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