Bookham to buy Cierra Photonics

July 8, 2003 – Bookham Technology, Oxfordshire, UK, has agreed to acquire all the business and assets of Cierra Photonics, Santa Rosa, CA, in a stock deal worth approximately 2.25 million pounds ($3.7 million).

Cierra designs and manufactures thin-film filters using wafer-scale deposition technology, as well as other components for fiber optic telecommunciations.

Bookham says the deal will “open up a large market area where we have not been present to date,” according to CEO Giorgio Anania.


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