Orca achieved our optimal outcome because of strategic fit. Orca communicated our unique proposition, delivering a buyer who recognized the current and potential value of our technology.
–Mary Hibbs-Brenner CEO, Vixar, Inc., An Osram Opto Semiconductors company


How to optimize outcome for an emerging technology client

Orca Capital arranged the acquisition of Minnesota based Vixar, Inc. by Osram Opto Semiconductors, Inc. of Regensburg, Germany. Vixar is a leading global provider of high-performance laser semiconductor optical sources for sensors. Vixar’s unique VCSEL capabilities are used in healthcare, consumer electronics, industrial and automotive applications.

Discerning Stakeholders

Venture backed Vixar occupies a unique and premier place in its emerging industry. Vixar’s illustrious stakeholders had well informed value expectations.

Telling the unique story

Positioning Vixar required thorough understanding of its offering and industry, solid rationale for its future opportunities, and discreet familiarization with potential acquirers.

Orca’s team prepared a suitably researched and compelling Offering Memorandum and carefully identified its global universe of potential buyers.

The Deal

Osram Opto Semiconductors proved to be an ideal match, both strategically and culturally. 

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