UCT Agrees to Acquire Quantum Global Technologies, LLC

– Diversifies UCT’s customer base.

– Creates a wafer starts-based recurring revenue stream.

– Expands addressable market by over $1 billion.

– Transaction valued at approximately $342 million, accretive to UCT in fourth quarter 2018.

Ultra Clean Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: UCTT), a leading developer and supplier of critical subsystems for the semiconductor and display capital equipment industries, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Quantum Global Technologies, LLC (“QGT”). QGT is a global leader in ultra-high purity, sub-10nm outsourced tool chamber parts cleaning and coating services, tool part life extension, microcontamination analytical services and other optimization solutions to OEM and IDM customers.

“Building on our position as a leading supplier to the semiconductor capital equipment market, today marks a meaningful step in the execution of our longer-term growth strategy to pursue sustained, profitable and diversified growth,” said Jim Scholhamer, CEO. “Upon completion, this acquisition will expand UCT into an adjacent market and increase the served addressable market in our core semiconductor business. It will also provide an excellent platform for growth and consolidation. With increased scale, we will extend our leadership position, deliver a suite of innovative and cost-effective solutions for our customers, and drive profitable growth.”

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