Advantest completes acquisition of R&D Altanova

2021/11/17 Topics

TOKYO, Japan – November 17, 2021 – Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857) (“Advantest”) today announced that it has received all necessary regulatory approvals related to its previously announced acquisition of R&D Altanova and that the acquisition is now closed. Going forward, both companies will implement integrated business activities based on Advantest's corporate vision of adding customer value in the evolving semiconductor value chain.

The impact of this acquisition on Advantest’s consolidated financial result 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, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, smart medical devices 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, produces multi-vision metrology scanning electron microscopes essential to photomask manufacturing, and offers groundbreaking 3D imaging and analysis tools. 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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