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Based in East Kilbride, Scotland, Semi Scenic is a leading service provider to global semiconductor equipment and device manufacturers.

Ichor Systems, Inc. is a premier global designer and manufacturer of process tools, gas delivery modules and chemical delivery modules sold to capital equipment manufacturers. Ichor was recently acquired by Francisco Partners, a global private equity firm that specializes in investments in technology companies. Since its launch over a decade ago, Francisco Partners has raised approximately $7 billion and invested in more than 100 technology companies, making it one of the most active investors in the industry.

The deal represents a wonderful culmination of the Semi Scenic founders' efforts which began with the formation of the company at this firm's offices in 2003, as well as a huge vote of confidence in the business and its employees. The business operations will continue to be based at East Kilbride whilst projecting its activities beyond Europe and into Asia and the US.

We are delighted to have played a role in the company's success to date and take this opportunity to congratulate all parties on a terrific result. The deal further strengthens Macdonald Henderson's proven credentials in the M&A sector.

"Semi Scenic has used Macdonald Henderson from the inception of the business and the firm has provided excellent service on many different legal aspects. We are extremely happy with the way the deal was conducted and this was testament to the advice we received, Macdonald Henderson were there with us when we needed them and gave us 100% commitment".

Don Nicolson, MD, Ichor Systems Limited (formerly Semi Scenic UK Limited).

A web link is attached for further perusal and information.

The deal was led (on the sell side) by David Beveridge and Louise Hamilton, Macdonald Henderson, with accountancy and tax support from Wylie & Bisset, Ross McLauchlan leading.

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Last updated: 10.44am, Tuesday 23rd October 2012

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