Acquisition of Silicon Growing and Fabrication Assets

Assisted Lam Research Corporation in its acquisition of the silicon growing and fabrication assets of Bullen Ultrasonics.  Bullen, headquartered in Eaton, Ohio, was a privately held supplier of precision machined components to the semiconductor, aerospace, automotive and other industries.  Lam acquired all assets related to Bullen's silicon growing and fabrication business utilized in supplying chamber-critical components for Lam tools.  Following the closing, the silicon growing and fabrication related business became Bullen Semiconductor, a division of Lam.  The cash transaction was valued at approximately $175 million.