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Micross Components Acquires Premier Semiconductor Services
August 05, 2013

SOUTHLAKE, Texas and TEMPE, Arizona – August 5, 2013 – Insight Equity Holdings LLC (“Insight Equity”), the Southlake, Texas headquartered private equity firm, is proud to announce that its portfolio company Micross Components, Inc. (“Micross”) has acquired substantially all of the assets of Premier Semiconductor Services, LLC (“Premier”).  Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, Premier is a certified full-service semiconductor testing facility that also provides one of the most comprehensive arrays of outsourced final manufacturing services in North America for commercial, military, and aerospace applications.  With four US-based facilities serving both the East Coast and West Coast, Premier combines technical expertise and state-of-the-art equipment to meet highly specified customer requirements with short lead times.  Premier’s "one-stop-shop" services include multi-platform IC electrical testing, lead-free and lead conversions (solder dip and BGA re-balling), IC programming, and IC counterfeit detection.

Alan Taylor, CEO of Micross, commented, “We are delighted with the acquisition of Premier Semiconductor Services.  Premier brings additional capacities and capabilities to Micross’ Products & Services division and furthers our strategic goal of providing the finest and most complete range of high-reliability and custom solutions available from any one source for the global marketplace.”

“We are very excited to be part of the Micross team and feel that Premier's value-add solutions will nicely complement Micross’ existing offerings,” remarked Dave Loaney, CEO of Premier.

Dan Lenahan, a Vice President at Insight Equity, stated, “The addition of Premier’s capabilities further diversifies Micross’ product offerings and enhances our ability to serve as a unique strategic partner to our suppliers and customers.  We look forward to continuing to grow Micross both organically and through other potential acquisitions.”

Victor Vescovo, COO & Managing Partner at Insight Equity, noted, “The acquisition of Premier will assist Micross in becoming a superior provider of end-to-end high-reliability electronics solutions to customers around the globe.  We welcome the Premier team to the Insight Equity portfolio and are thrilled to have them as part of Micross.”

About Micross Components

Micross Components is a leading global provider of specialty electronic components for military, space, medical, and demanding industrial applications.  Operating as a single source for high-reliability and state-of-the-art electronics, Micross’ solutions range from bare die and wafer processing to advanced and custom packaging to component modifications and related interconnect offerings.  With a 30+ year heritage, Micross possesses the design, manufacturing, and logistics expertise needed to support an application from start to finish.  Micross is headquartered in Orlando, FL and has additional US and UK locations.

About Insight Equity

Insight Equity is a private equity firm that makes control investments in strategically viable, middle market companies underperforming their full potential. Insight Equity’s experienced principals have acquired and managed businesses with over $4B in aggregate revenue since 1998.  The firm leverages a proven collaborative value creation model to facilitate operational improvements leading to significant cash generation, growth and attractive investor returns. Insight Equity’s headquarters is located near the Dallas / Ft. Worth International Airport in Southlake, Texas. The firm also has an office in New York City.