Advantest completes acquisition of CREA

2022/08/12 Topics

TOKYO, Japan – August 12, 2022 – Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) (“Advantest”) today announced that it has received all necessary regulatory approvals related to its previously announced acquisition of CREA - Collaudi Elettronici Automatizzati S.r.l. and that the acquisition is completed on August 10, 2022 (Central European Time). Going forward, both companies will implement integrated business activities based on Advantest's corporate vision of “Adding Customer Value in an Evolving Semiconductor Value Chain”.

The impact of this acquisition on Advantest’s consolidated financial results for this fiscal year will not be material.

About Advantest Corporation

Advantest (TSE: 6857) is the leading manufacturer of automatic test and measurement equipment used in the design and production of semiconductors for applications including 5G communications, the Internet of Things (IoT), autonomous vehicles, high performance computing (HPC) including artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, and more. Its leading-edge systems and products are integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines in the world. The company also conducts R&D to address emerging testing challenges and applications; develops advanced test-interface solutions for wafer sort and final test; produces scanning electron microscopes essential to photomask manufacturing; and offers system-level test solutions and other test-related accessories. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest is a global company with facilities around the world and an international commitment to sustainable practices and social responsibility. More information is available at

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