Semiconductor group Vishay Intertechnology Inc. is buying Capella Microsystems Inc. for $205 million.

Capella Microsystems designs circuits for telecommunications, mobile phones, hand held devices, digital cameras, laptops and other electronics. 

Vishay manufactures semiconductors and passive electronic components used for electronic devices and equipment for the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace and other groups. In June 2013, the company bought MCB Industrie SA, which makes resistors that are used a motion sensors, for $23 million. 

Jones Day is Capella's legal counsel for the deal and Oppenheimer & Co. provided financial advice. Pepper Hamilton LLP and Lee & Li Attorneys-at-Law provided legal advice to Vishay. 

Other recent semiconductor transactions include GigOptix Inc.'s (NYSE: GIG) acquisition of Tahoe RF Semiconductor Inc. in June, and Analog Devices Inc.'s deal for Hittite Microwave Corp., also in June. 

 

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