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)

74.1K

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.

Managing Executive Officer, Chief Director of Planning & Administration, Director at Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

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

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

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

Consultant at Russell Reynolds Associates, Inc. - USA

Director at Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Director at Bando Chemical Industries Ltd.

Outside Director at Vedero Software, Inc.

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Owners & Shareholders
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AMO looks for the market inefficiency (gaps between market price and fair value) and seek to capture investment opportunity by bottom-up approach leveraging the global research networks, top-down approach by macro-economic analysis and quantitative approach using the latest financial engineering to aim to achieve excess returns for the mid to long-term.

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NAM-J’s investment philosophy has core elements including: active management focusing on fundamental research; a team approach; and thorough risk/return assessment. They offer a broad range of equity strategies, including core, value, and growth. The investment approach of the core strategy combines a bottom-up, relative value approach with rigorous fundamental research on individual stocks and a top-down overlay. The investment process is designed to add value in all market conditions over a medium- to long-term horizon. For value, they use bottom-up approach without sector constraints where the quality of stock selection is paramount. The investment process is based on a combination of rigorous quantitative screening based on valuation factors with liquidity consideration and qualitative analysis on firms’ fundamentals. The growth strategy focuses on ROE level and sustainability and fundamental strength. In conducting NAM-J’s investment decisions, they utilize a broad spectrum of information, including financial publications, third-party research materials, annual reports, prospectuses, regulatory filings, company press releases, corporate rating services, inspections of corporate activities and meetings with management of various companies.

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DAM conducts in-house research and has a strong global research network. Their investment management philosophy is based on a mid-to-long-term perspective in which they try to identify hidden values which are not yet fully recognized in the market. The firm takes a balanced approach emphasizing both fundamental and quantitative analysis. DAM’s basic assumption is that the market is not fully efficient and they employ a coherent investment process through organizational support at each phase of their 'Plan', 'Do' and 'Review' policy. They pursue stable excess mid-to long-term returns through suitable risk control, which they separate from investment management to ensure that the risk control system adequately monitors their investment process. The firm’s research team analysts and portfolio managers discuss, evaluate and communicate market events and investment opinions, seeking to maximize portfolio performance. Company visits are important components of their bottom-up research process and are a primary source for their fundamental analysis.

Recent Transactions
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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.

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Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. raised money in a private placement transaction

Transaction Advisors
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Co-Managing Partner for Asia

Advised onMurata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. purchases Iwate Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

Advisors & Consultants
Legal Advisor

Managing Partner, Greater Los Angeles Offices at Sidley Austin LLP

Legal Advisor

Former Partner at Arnold & Porter LLP

Legal Advisor

Former Global Chair of Intellectual Property at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Key Stats and Financials As of 2021
Market Capitalization
$50.9B
Total Enterprise Value
$48.4B
Earnings Per Share
$3.35
EBITDAMargin
28.21%
Enterprise Value / Sales
3.28x
Enterprise Value EBITDAOperating
11.56x
TEVNet Income
22.57x
Debt TEV
0.03x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
5.92%
Revenue
$14.8B
Net Profit
$2.15B
EBITDA
$4.16B
Total Debt
$1.29B
Total Equity
$17.4B
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