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Knowles Acquires Microphone Design Assets from ams AG

Dec 23, 2019 - Business Wire
Mergers and Acquisitions

Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN), a market leader and global provider of advanced micro-acoustic, audio processing, and precision device solutions, today announced it has acquired the MEMS microphone ASIC design business from ams AG. The transaction includes intellectual property, rights to source ASIC wafers from multiple foundry partners, and the transfer of the ASIC design team, which will continue to be based in Switzerland.

"As voice has become a primary interface for mobile, ear, and I...