Hamamatsu News 1 / 2018

12 News 2018 Vol. 1 Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. announces an agreement to acquire Energetiq Technology Inc. (EQ) a manufacturer of Laser Driven Light Sources (LDLS™), and Extreme Ultraviolet (EUV) light sources. The agreement, if consummated, will bring Energetiq into the consolidated group of companies that are owned by Photonics Management Corp (PMC), of Bridgewater, NJ (USA). Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. owns 100 % of the shares of PMC. The considera­ tion for the deal is $ 42M plus company cash. There has been a growing demand for light sources with high brightness in the Ultraviolet region. With high brightness sources, semiconductor wafers can be quickly and more accurately inspected for properties such as thickness and pattern accuracy. With the advent of thinner design rules for semiconductors, it is anticipated that there will be a significant demand for ultra-short wavelength EUV light sources for inspection and metrology in support of EUV photolithography. EQ’s LDLS have the required high brightness for semiconductor metrology applications. In addition, EQ’s EUV light sources have become the workhorse of the EUV community. Hamamatsu has a long history of developing and marketing light sources such as the xenon lamp and mercury xenon lamp for semiconductor inspection. The addition of EQ’s technology and production ability will help to expand Hamamatsu’s capabilities and product offerings. Hamamatsu, as one of the only companies in the world that offers light sources, solid state and electron tube based detectors and Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. to acquire Energetiq Technology Inc. of Woburn, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Company News systems, plans to utilize the combined technologies of both companies to speed development of new, value added products. These products may have value in diverse areas, including environmental analysis. Hamamatsu envisions a future where the combined technologies of the companies will result in new and exciting product offerings. Transaction Details The transaction will be conducted through a merger between a special purpose subsidiary of PMC, and EQ pursuant to Delaware Corporation Law. PMC has established Photonic Energy Subsidiary, Inc. (SPC) in Delaware as a vehicle to facilitate the merger. The merger will be accom­ plished by way of a reverse triangular merger resulting in EQ as the surviving company and SPC being dissolved. Upon merger, shares of EQ will be converted into the right to receive cash consideration. Shares of SPC, owned by PMC, will be converted into common share of EQ. PMC will thus own all shares of EQ after the merger and EQ will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of PMC. Shareholders from which the shares are being acquired There are 95 shareholders in total of Energetiq Technology, Inc. con­ sisting of management, employees and corporations. It is the manage­ ment's decision not to disclose a profile of shareholders. None of the shareholders have any capital, personnel and business relations with Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. and PMC. Outlook for the future It is expected that there shall be no material effect due to the Transaction on the consolidated financial outlook of Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017. Company name: Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. Stock listing: Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section Stock code: 6965 URL: http://www.hamamatsu.com/ir/index.html Representative: Akira Hiruma, President and Chief Executive Officer Contact: Tadahiko Shimazu, Director and General Manager of Accounting Div.