MetroPhotonics, a privately held company based in Ottawa Canada , is a leading developer of photonic integrated circuits for access, metro and long-haul networks. MetroPhotonics delivers component solutions that reduce initial deployment and overall component lifetime costs while improving performance and functionality. Using patented designs, and compound semiconductor material, MetroPhotonics leads the industry in providing quality monolithically integrated optical components at the lowest cost, with the smallest footprint, lowest power consumption and fastest speed.
Mitsubishi Corporation is Japan ‘s largest general trading company ( sogo shosha ) with over 200 offices in approximately 80 countries. Together with its over 500 group companies, it employs a multinational workforce of approximately 48,000 people. Mitsubishi Corporation has long been engaged in business with customers around the world in virtually every industry, including energy, metals, machinery, chemicals, food and general merchandise.
OEM Capital was asked by Aegis Ltd., a Canadian firm serving as the financial advisor to MetroPhotonics and, along with it , a member of the International Network of M&A Partners, to assist in helping MetroPhotonics establish a strong distribution partner in Asia for its innovative SurePathT product portfolio.
OEM Capital worked closely with Aegis Ltd. and MetroPhotonics to develop a program aimed at soliciting interest from strategic parties. This program elicited a number of interested firms, from which a few were selected to meet with management and receive a detailed business presentation.
Our success with MetroPhotonics illustrates that superior results can be realized by a well-executed approach by merger and acquisition professionals who are knowledgeable about the industry and the intentions of its participants and who are connected to a worldwide network of experienced professionals.