Oplink Communications

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Oplink Communications LLC
Subsidiary of Molex
IndustryOptical components
HeadquartersFremont, California
Revenue$204 million (2014)[1]
$19 million (2014)[1]

Oplink Communications LLC is a US-based business manufacturing and selling optical components.[2] Oplink headquarter is located in Fremont, California[2] and has R/D center and manufacture facility in China[3] and Taiwan.[4]


The company was founded in San Jose, California in 1995. Oplink moved its manufacture facility from San Jose, California to Free-trade-zone in Zhuhai, China in 2000.[3] The company went public (Nasdaq: OPLK) in 2000 with initial public offering of 13,700,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $18.00 per share.[5][6] Oplink moved its headquarter to Fremont, California in 2004. Koch Industries acquired Oplink for 445 million in December 2014. The legal entity changes to Oplink Communications LLC.[7][8] Oplink is currently owned by Molex, a global electronics components company and Koch Industries subsidiary.[7]

Mergers and acquisitions[edit]

Oplink acquired Optical Communication Products, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCPI) for 85.3M in 2007.[9][10][11]

Oplink was acquired by Koch Industries for $445M in 2014.[7][8]


  1. ^ a b "Oplink SEC 2014 annual report". Sec.gov. Retrieved 2015-05-14.
  2. ^ a b "Oplink Communications Inc: Company Profile - Bloomberg". Bloomberg.
  3. ^ a b "Zhuhai Ftz Oplink Communications Inc: Company Profile - Bloomberg". Bloomberg.
  4. ^ "Taiwan Oplink Communications, Inc.: Private Company Information - Businessweek". Businessweek.com.
  6. ^ Oplink Communications, Inc. (4 October 2000). "Oplink Communications, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering". prnewswire.com.
  7. ^ a b c "Koch Industries, Inc. Completes Purchase of Oplink Communications, Inc". Yahoo Finance. 23 December 2014.
  8. ^ a b Tess Stynes (19 November 2014). "Oplink Agrees to Be Acquired by Koch Industries for $445 Million". Wsj.com. Retrieved 2015-05-14.
  9. ^ "Oplink to take major stake in OCP for about $85.3 M". Silicon Valley Business Journal. Retrieved 2015-05-14.
  10. ^ "Oplink to Acquire a Majority Interest in Optical Communication". bloomberg.com. 23 April 2007.
  11. ^ "Oplink Communications Closes Purchase of Majority Interest in". bloomberg.com. 6 June 2007.

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