Large Series A for InP PIC Vendor
Silverpeak's understanding of optical technologies and relationships with global investors, led to multiple offers from Asia and Europe
About our client
EFFECT Photonics develops and sells high-performance DWDM optical communication modules based on its proprietary monolithically integrated InP PICs.
EFFECT focuses on two target markets: 5G and cable networks with a low-cost tuneable optical SFP transceiver; and the next generation of ultra-fast networks with coherent transceivers.
Why they chose us
EFFECT Photonics selected Silverpeak based on our track record in semiconductors and photonics, its ability to represent the equity story of highly innovative deep tech businesses and the relationship driven approach to client advice.
How we added value
Silverpeak acted as exclusive financial advisor supporting EFFECT from the preparation phase, to identifying and contacting a global array of knowledgeable investors, receiving multiple term sheets, and negotiating the terms to completion.
Silverpeak’s understanding of optical technologies and relationships with global investors, lead to multiple offers from Asia and Europe. The result was a competitive process and a substantial increase in the terms from the first offer received.
The successful outcome
Successful financing round with a selected lead financial investor where valuation terms increased significantly compared to the first offer received.
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