Epistar Corporation

Overview

Epistar Corporation (Epistar) manufactures and markets light emitting diode (LED) products. The company manufactures LED lighting products, LED backlighting products, and LED display products. It also develops LED for automotive applications, cell phone screens, laptops, and televisions. Epistar offers its products in various series such as F-series, PEC series, HV LED, InGaN series and AIGaInP series. It provides LEDs in colors variants such as blue, red, yellow, orange and green. The company has operations in South Korea, Taiwan, Russia and China. Epistar is headquartered in Hsinchu, Taiwan.
Key Stats
Address
21, Li-hsin Road, Hsinchu Science Park, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Headquarters

Taiwan

Website
www.epistar.com
No of Employees

3,485

Industry

Technology and Communications

Peer Comparison

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Key Information
Headquarters Taiwan Taiwan Taiwan Taiwan
Headquarter City Hsinchu - New Taipei Baoshan
Headquarter State/Province - - - -
No. of Employees 3,485 - 897 1,785
Entity Type Private Private Public Public

Products & Services

Epistar offers semiconductors. The company’s key products and services include the following:

Products
  • LED Lighting Products
  • LED Backlighting Products
  • LED Display Products
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Services
  • Customer Services
  • Product Delivery and Project Inquiries
  • Chip Authentication Service

Employees

Name Position Board Since Age Biography
Chin-Yung Fan Chairman Executive Board 2021 - Mr. Chin-Yung Fan serves as the Chairman of the company since 2021. Previously, he served as the President and Chairman...
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History

Year Event Description
2021 Contracts/Agreements In January, the company and Lextar Electronics formed a joint venture, Ennostar Inc.
2020 Contracts/Agreements In June, the company entered into a partnership with Lextar Electronics to establish a holding…
2020 Litigation In May, the company filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Lowe's Companies Inc and Lowe's…
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Deals

Number of Deals
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Latest Deals

Announced Date Headline Deal Type Acquirers / Investors / Surviving Entity Issuer / partner / Target
10 Jan 2021 Ennostar and Lextar Electronics Forms Joint Venture Partnership Lextar Electronics Corp; Epistar Corporation
22 Mar 2019 Epistar Raises USD351 Million in Offering of Global Depositary Receipts Equity Offering Epistar Corporation
27 Oct 2016 Super Trend Lighting signs licensing agreement with EPISTAR Partnership Epistar Corporation; Super Trend Lighting (Group) Limited
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