PLDS (Business Unit) Overview

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 60


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 1

PLDS (Business Unit) General Information


Provider of electronic components. The business unit develops products in the areas of automotive wireless charging, head-up display technology and connectivity and various electro-mechanical devices. It consists of Philips & Lite-On Digital Solutions (PLDS) in Wetzlar, Germany and PLDS' ultrasonic sensor business in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Electronics (B2C)
Corporate Office
  • Wetzlar
  • Germany

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PLDS (Business Unit) Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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PLDS (Business Unit) Patents

PLDS (Business Unit) Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-8537648-B1 Position control method of optical pickup head of optical disc drive and system thereof Inactive 26-Jun-2012 00000000000 0
US-8589965-B1 Method for stopping spindle motor of optical disc drive Inactive 18-Jun-2012 0000000000 0
US-8479223-B1 Control method of spindle motor Inactive 17-May-2012 00000000000 0
US-20130305073-A1 Controlling methods of optical disc drive and computer system Inactive 10-May-2012 0000000000 00
US-8490121-B1 Slim-type optical disc drive Active 18-Jan-2012 G11B17/056 0
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PLDS (Business Unit) 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

Key Data Points

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PLDS (Business Unit) Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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PLDS (Business Unit) FAQs

  • Where is PLDS (Business Unit) headquartered?

    PLDS (Business Unit) is headquartered in Wetzlar, Germany.

  • What is the size of PLDS (Business Unit)?

    PLDS (Business Unit) has 60 total employees.

  • What industry is PLDS (Business Unit) in?

    PLDS (Business Unit)’s primary industry is Electronics (B2C).

  • Is PLDS (Business Unit) a private or public company?

    PLDS (Business Unit) is a Private company.

  • What is PLDS (Business Unit)’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for PLDS (Business Unit) is 000000.

  • Who are PLDS (Business Unit)’s investors?

    PLDS has invested in PLDS (Business Unit).

  • When was PLDS (Business Unit) acquired?

    PLDS (Business Unit) was acquired on 03-Feb-2015.

  • Who acquired PLDS (Business Unit)?

    PLDS (Business Unit) was acquired by Magna International.

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