Gennum Overview

  • Founded
  • 1973

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 450

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 2

  • Investments
  • 3

Gennum General Information


Designer and seller of information technology connectivity products. The company is engaged in selling connectivity products such as bus bridge, cable drivers, clock and data recovery, cross point switches, equalizers, limiting amplifiers, sync separators and other products to its clients in Burlington, Canada.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Linear Technology Inc.
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Connectivity Products
Former Stock Listing
Primary Office
  • 4281 Harvester Road
  • Burlington, Ontario L7L 5M4
  • Canada

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Gennum Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Gennum Patents

Gennum Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20090189059-A1 Systems and methods for cross-over bond-wires for tia input Inactive 29-Jan-2008 00000000
US-20090153688-A1 Digital video cable driver Inactive 13-Dec-2007 00000000000 0
US-20090148155-A1 Optimized cdr application for variable data rate signals in sfps for jitter reduction Inactive 06-Dec-2007 0000000000 00
CA-2702616-A1 Sync-bit insertion for timing reference signals to prevent long runs of static data in serial digital interfaces Inactive 17-Oct-2007 000000000
EP-2201776-A1 Sync-bit insertion for timing reference signals to prevent long runs of static data in serial digital interfaces Inactive 17-Oct-2007 H04L7/041
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Gennum Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Gennum Investments & Acquisitions (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000000 0000 06-Apr-2011 0000000000 0000 Other Commercial Services
0000 00000000 28-Jul-2008 0000000000 00.00 Computers, Parts and Peripherals
Toumaz Technology 30-Jun-2004 Early Stage VC 00.000 General Purpose Semiconductors
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Gennum Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
000000 0000000000 30-Jun-2004 00000 00000 00 00.000 Completed
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