Fibocom to acquire Sierra Wireless automotive module product line

July 28, 2020  - By

Fibocom logoFibocom, a global provider of internet of things (IoT) wireless solution and wireless communication modules, has reached an agreement with three investment institutions to acquire the automotive embedded module product line of Sierra Wireless through its joint venture company.

The funds will be used to acquire the automotive embedded module assets of Sierra Wireless through Rolling Wireless (H.K) Ltd., the subsidiary of Rolling Wireless Technology Co., Ltd. After the acquisition, the joint venture company Rolling Wireless (H.K.) Limited will operate the global automotive embedded module business independently.

Fibocom signed an agreement with three professional investment institutions — Shenzhen Capital Group Co., Ltd., Shenzhen Jianxin Huaxun Equity Fund Management Co., and Shenzhen Qianhai Red Earth M&A Fund Partnership (Limited Partnership) — planning to jointly increase investment in Rolling Wireless Technology Co., Limited, a joint venture company invested in by the four parties.

According to a Fibocom press release, “As an important milestone in Fibocom’s globalization, this strategic move will strengthen Fibocom’s industrial advantage in the IoT sector and will help to further enhance its global market share in the automotive embedded module business.”

“We have been dedicated to providing high-speed, stable and reliable embedded wireless modules to the IoT industry for more than twenty-one years,” said Zhang Tianyu, chairman of Fibocom. “The acquiring will allow us to dive deeper into the automotive vertical industry and continue to provide more market-oriented high-performance embedded wireless modules and total IoV solutions for global customers in the automotive industry.”

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