SEATTLE, November 9 /PRNewswire/ -- ATREG, the semiconductor division of Colliers International, announced their formal appointment as advisor to Freescale Semiconductor, in the sale of two of Freescale's operational 150mm semiconductor manufacturing facilities. The automotive qualified analog fab offerings are located in Toulouse, France and Sendai, Japan, and include complete process tool lines and wafer supply agreements.

The 51 acre Toulouse, France facility has an 85,000 square foot cleanroom that manufactures discrete and power management devices using high voltage, mixed signal technologies. The 22 acre Sendai, Japan facility produces Flash memory embedded microcontrollers, analog/digital embedded microcontrollers, pressure sensors and acceleration sensors in an 110,000 square foot cleanroom. Production capacities range from 40,000 to 50,000 wafers per month.

ATREG will focus on finding an operational purchaser for the Freescale opportunities, stated Doug Barrett, senior vice president and director of ATREG. Barrett added, A supply agreement with Freescale is included in both offerings and creates a revenue producing opportunity for purchasers.

ATREG was selected to fully canvass the global semiconductor market for prospective buyers, said Rick McFarland, director of strategy and business operations for Freescale. Both facilities have well-trained, highly motivated work forces providing a buyer a significant advantage to quickly and efficiently bring new products and processes on-line in cost competitive environments, McFarland stated.

Freescale requests that all inquires are directed to ATREG, attention: Stephen Rothrock or Doug Barrett +1-206-515-4497.


ATREG, the semiconductor sales division of Colliers International, is a specialized team focused to help companies restructure advanced technology assets. Established in 1997 and co-directed by Stephen Rothrock and Doug Barrett, ATREG has represented some of the semiconductor industry's top companies in transactions totaling more than US$2.3 billion. ATREG sells operational semiconductor fabs, wafer supply agreements, process and product IP, complete tool lines, and fab infrastructure.

About Freescale Semiconductor

Freescale Semiconductor is a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. The privately held company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing or sales operations around the world.


CONTACT: Stephen Rothrock or Doug Barrett, both of ATREG, +1-206-515-4497