Sipex Corporation Overview

  • Founded
  • 1965

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 285

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

Sipex Corporation General Information


Designer, manufacturer and distributor of analog integrated circuits or "ICs," primarily marketed to original equipment manufacturers in the computing, consumer electronics, communications and networking infrastructure industries. These include power management products, interface products and optical storage products used in end applications such as cellular phones, base stations, computers, DVD players, digital cameras and the like. Based in Milpitas, California, the company is a subsidiary of Exar Corporation.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
General Purpose Semiconductors
Primary Office
  • 233 South Hillview Drive
  • Milpitas, CA 95035
  • United States
+1 (408) 000-0000

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Sipex Corporation Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Merger/Acquisition 25-Aug-2007 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Convertible Debt 30-May-2006 0000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC 16-May-2006 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Convertible Debt 26-Jun-2003 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Convertible Debt 01-Oct-2002 $14.7M $40.1M Completed Generating Revenue
1. Early Stage VC 16-Apr-2002 $25.5M $25.5M Completed Generating Revenue
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Sipex Corporation Patents

Sipex Corporation Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20020047174-A1 Photodiode and methods for design optimization and generating fast signal current Abandoned 06-Oct-2000 0000000000 0
US-4571507-A Successive approximation analog-to-digital converter Expired - Fee Related 12-May-1982 0000000000 0
FR-2475824-B1 High precision digital-to-analog converter and transitional signal elimination method applied to the converter Expired 11-Feb-1980 0000000000
DE-3104904-A1 Highly accurate digital / analog converter and suspension process removal system dafuer Withdrawn 11-Feb-1980 0000000000
US-4338592-A High accuracy digital-to-analog converter and transient elimination system thereof Expired - Lifetime 11-Feb-1980 H03M1/0863 0
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Sipex Corporation 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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Sipex Corporation Former Investors (6)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Alonim Investments Other Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Heights Capital Management Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Marathon Asset Management Hedge Fund Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Needham Capital Partners Growth/Expansion Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Soros Fund Management Family Office Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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