FCI was acquired by Silicon Motion as its mobile communications product line. Founded by Framatome in 1988, FCI was originally a diversified operation outside the nuclear energy sector. After more than 20 acquisitions, 20 years later, FCI has grown into one of the largest connector manufacturing companies. FCI was acquired by Bain Capital in 2005. Bain Capital is a privately held investment fund with extensive investment experience in nearly 75 industries and technology companies around the world, including automotive and communications components, which have enabled Bain to be an integral part of FCI in financial, international and business development Valuable partners.