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Foxconn invests $200 million in GoPro

Published December 21, 2012

SAN MATEO, CA (BRAIN) — Foxconn, the company best known for manufacturing iPhones in enormous factories in China, has invested $200 million in action camera company GoPro.

Foxconn, which is headquartered in Taiwan, has acquired an 8.88 percent stake in the company and Terry Gou, Foxconn's founder and CEO, will join GoPro's board. 

"Needless to say, we are over the moon to have Terry Gou and Foxconn join us on our mission to scale GoPro into one of the great enabling companies of our time," said GoPro founder and CEO Nicholas Woodman.

"Foxconn and GoPro see a future where personal content capture and enjoyment will play an increasingly important role in our lives and we're excited to combine efforts to strengthen GoPro's position in that future."

GoPro is based in San Mateo, California.
Topics associated with this article: Mergers & Acquisitions

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