Lumileds Launches Multi-Die Emitter for Outdoor Fixtures

Lumileds introduced the LUXEON MX, a multi-die emitter that delivers industry leading efficiency and flux for outdoor fixtures and high bay lighting applications. Lighting fixtures benefit from the emitter’s 1,200 lumen, 150 lm/W efficacy, at 85°C* which enables a system

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Lumileds Launched Horticulture Lighting Calculator

Lumileds introduced an online calculator that fixture manufacturers can use to more quickly optimize the design of their grow lights. The calculator allows the user to input various LED combinations and operating conditions to generate the spectral power distribution, photosynthetic

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Philips to Sell Lumileds to Apollo at Discounted $2 Billion

Apollo Global Management, a leading global alternative investment manager, has acquired 80.1% interest in Lumileds, a leading manufacturer of LED components and automotive lighting. Royal Philips, the parent company of Lumileds, has signed the agreement, and will retain the remaining

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Philips Said to Be in Talks to Sell Lumileds Unit to Apollo

Royal Philips NV is in talks to sell its Lumileds lighting-components division to Apollo Global Management LLC after scrapping a plan to sell the business for $2.8 billion earlier this year amid regulatory concerns. Apollo is the likeliest buyer after

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Lumileds and Arrow Electronics Seal Global Distribution Agreement

Lumileds comprehensive portfolio of application optimized LEDs including high power, mid power, low power, CoB, color and UV LEDs as well as the infinitely configurable Matrix Platform. Arrow is a supply chain partner to industrial and commercial users of electronic

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CVC, KKR, Bain, Onex, Blackstone Said to Mull $6 Billion Philips Lighting Bids

Royal Philips NV’s lighting division is attracting interest from a number of the world’s largest private-equity firms, in a deal that could value the unit at about 5.5 billion euros ($6 billion). JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Goldman Sachs Group

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Philips’ Lumileds Sale in Doubt on U.S. Security Concerns

Royal Philips NV’s planned $2.8 billion sale of a lighting business to Chinese-led investors has come under scrutiny by a U.S. government committee charged with vetting foreign acquisitions to protect national security. Whether the disposal of the Lumileds unit, which

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Reuters Breaks Down Go Scale Capital’s Loan for Acquiring Lumileds

Reuters recently broke Go Scale Capital’s US $1.93 billion loan to acquire Lumileds and former Philips automotive lighting business. The loan will mostly be used to merge with the $2.8 billion financing to acquire 80% of Lumileds shares. The Bank

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Nichia Tops China’s LED Package Market in 2014

The scale of the Chinese LED package market for 2014 reached US$8.6 billion and grew by 19% annually. The general lighting market has been the main driving force, and the rising market penetration rates of commercial and residential LED lighting

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Go Scale Capital Acquisition of Philips Lumileds Might Solve China LED Patent Issues

Lumileds has a large number of LED patents, and was traditionally one of the top five LED patent holders in the industry. As the Chinese government aims to increase domestic patents and improve intellectual property rights, top Chinese LED manufacturers

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Philips to Sell Lighting Unit to Investors for $2.8 Billion

Royal Philips NV agreed to sell a majority stake in its Lumileds lighting components unit to a group of investors as Chief Executive Officer Frans van Houten focuses the Dutch company on the consumer health-care market. Learn more via Bloomberg

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Philips Hints at Plans for Divestiture of Lighting Unit, Lumileds Deal is Near

In advance of its annual general meeting that will take place on May 7, 2015, Royal Philips has said that Philips Lighting will likely be divested via a limited initial public offering (IPO) of shares next year. The sale of

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Philips to Spin-Off Lighting Solutions Business Into Separate Company

The Philips Lighting Solutions business has annual sales of approximately US $9 billion excluding the company’s Lumileds (LED components) and Automotive lighting businesses, which were recently spun off into another separate lighting business. The  press release said Philips’ Lighting Solutions

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