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Bourns Acquires Circuit Protection Component Company, Keko-Varicon d.o.o. A1/2uA3/4emberk.

M2 EQUITYBITES-July 19, 2019-Bourns Acquires Circuit Protection Component Company, Keko-Varicon d.o.o. A1/2uA3/4emberk

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19 July 2019 - US-based electronic components manufacturer and supplier Bourns, Inc has acquired all shares of Keko-Varicon d.o.o. Zuzemberk (Keko-Varicon) from its three shareholders, consisting of two members of the MSIN Group and one minority shareholder, the group said.

Keko-Varicon is a manufacturer of overvoltage protection products that include varistor and EMI suppression products. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Along with adding breadth and depth to Bourns' industry-leading overvoltage and overcurrent protection portfolio, KEKO-Varicon brings a strong employee base, superior overvoltage protection technologies, expanded R and D, and production facility assets as part of the acquisition.

Bourns' existing circuit protection portfolio includes gas discharge tubes, metal oxide varistors, thyristor surge protectors, transient voltage suppressor diodes and arrays, Power TVS diodes, Polymer PTC resettable fuses, TBU High-Speed Protectors, mini-breaker thermal cutoff devices, and ESD suppressors.

Keko-Varicon is a manufacturer of overvoltage protective and EMI suppression components. The company's products have been designed into a broad variety of low voltage board level, telecommunication, automotive electronics, AC-line, TVSS and high-energy industrial equipment applications.

The combination of extensive technical knowledge and advanced equipment enables Keko-Varicon to produce at almost 0 PPM quality levels. The company's headquarters and production facilities are located in Slovenia, EU.

MSIN d.o.o. is a Slovenian investment firm with a diverse portfolio of companies. MSIN d.o.o.'s primary focus is to recognize investment opportunities and transform them into successful long-term projects by utilising its management method, motivated employees and clearly set objectives.

Bourns, Inc. is a manufacturer and supplier of position and speed sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic components, microelectronic modules, panel controls and resistive products.

Headquartered in Riverside, California, USA, Bourns serves a range of markets, including automotive, industrial, consumer, communications, audio and various other market segments.

Bourns, TBU and the Bourns logo are registered trademarks of Bourns, Inc. and may be used only with the permission of Bourns and proper acknowledgement.

Other listed names and brands are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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