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Lattice Semiconductor to be acquired for US$1.3 billion

Nov 4, 15:49

Lattice Semiconductor and Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, an affiliate of Canyon Bridge, have signed a definitive agreement under which Canyon Bridge Capital Partners will acquire...

Qualcomm to acquire NXP for NT$47 billion

Oct 27, 22:18

Qualcomm and NXP Semiconductors have announced a definitive agreement, unanimously approved by the boards of both companies, under which Qualcomm will acquire NXP. Pursuant to the...

Avnet completes acquisition of Premier Farnell

Oct 24, 20:28

Avnet has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Premier Farnell in an all cash merger for GBP1.85 (US$2.26) per share, which equates to an equity value of approximately...

FET to budget NT$10 billion on acquisitions and investments in 2017-2019

Newswatch - Oct 24, 11:12

Mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) plans to allocate NT$10 billion (314.89 million) for acquisition and investment projects in the next three years in order...

Inotera to delist from TSE on December 6

Oct 11, 14:56

Inotera Memories will be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on December 6, the date when its acquisition by Micron Technology becomes effective, according to the Taiwan-based...

Lenovo rumored acquisition of Fujitsu PC business may benefit Compal, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 11, 13:43

Lenovo is rumored to be considering acquiring Japan-based Fujitsu's PC business and if the rumors are true, Compal Electronics is expected to benefit from new orders, according a...

HMI to delist from TSE on November 22

Stockwatch - Oct 7, 15:59

Hermes Microvision (HMI) will be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on November 22, the date when its acquisition by ASML becomes effective, according to the electron beam...

Inotera says deal with Micron to complete by December

Stockwatch - Oct 5, 14:37

Inotera Memories expects its share-swap deal with Micron Technology of the US to complete by December.

Posiflex Technology to issue convertible bonds, new shares

Sep 30, 11:02

Own-brand POS (point of sale) device maker Posiflex Technology on September 29 decided to raise an estimated NT$1.65 billion (US$52.5 million) through issuing convertible bonds worth...

Micron CEO visits Taiwan to meet Formosa executives

Sep 27, 10:16

Micron Technology CEO Mark Durcan has paid a visit to Taiwan to meet executives at Formosa Plastics Group (FPG) raising speculation that Micron's planned acquisition of Inotera Memories...

SES-imagotag to acquire Pervasive Displays

Sep 26, 15:04

France-based SES-imagotag and Taiwan-based Pervasive Displays (PDi) have signed a deal under which SES-imagotag will acquire 100% of PDi, according to the companies.

Value of semiconductor industry M&A agreements already over US$50 billion, says IC Insights

Sep 23, 15:29

After an historic surge in semiconductor merger and acquisition agreements in 2015, the torrid pace of transactions has eased (until recently), but 2016 is already the second-largest...

Inotera provides update on acquisition by Micron

Stockwatch - Sep 21, 10:59

Inotera Memories has provided an update on the progress of its share-swap deal with Micron Technology, under which the US firm will buy all the shares it does not own in the Taiwan-based...

Memory-IC design house AP Memory launches tender offer for rival Zentel

Sep 5, 10:55

Taiwan-based mobile-DRAM design specialist AP Memory Technology has announced plans to acquire 50-100% of local rival Zentel Electronics, which is focused more on specialty DRAM products...

Taiwan FTC approves acquisition of HMI by ASML

Aug 24, 20:06

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the planned acquisition of Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI) by Netherlands-based ASML, stating the deal complies with fair trade...

GaN device supply chain remains robust, says Strategy Analytics

Aug 23, 11:18

Even with the well-publicized consolidation of RF Micro Devices (RFMD) and TriQuint Semiconductor, Infineon's acquisition of International Rectifier (IR) and most-recently Wolfspeed,...

Power semiconductor market revenues decline in 2015, says IHS

Aug 12, 12:36

Overall revenues for the power semiconductors market globally dropped slightly in 2015, due primarily to macroeconomic factors and application-specific issues, according to IHS Mar...

Smart Technologies shareholders approve acquisition by Foxconn

Aug 4, 15:31

Canada-based Smart Technologies, a provider of interactive whiteboards, has announced that its shareholders have approved an acquisition proposal made by the Foxconn Group.

HMI shareholders OK acquisition by ASML

Aug 3, 16:12

Shareholders of Hermes Microvision (HMI) have approved the proposed acquisition of the company by ASML, according to the Taiwan-based fab toolmaker.

Vizio acquisition expected to push LeEco-Foxconn partnership

Jul 28, 21:23

With LeEco Global's (LeTV) acquisition of Vizio, some market watchers believe Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), which has a tight relationship with LeEco and has been...

Analog Devices, Linear to merge

Jul 27, 21:35

Analog Devices and Linear Technology have entered into a definitive agreement under which Analog Devices will acquire Linear in a cash and stock transaction that values the combined...

Ardentec to buy 75% stake in Giga

Jul 25, 10:28

Semiconductor wafer testing service provider Ardentec has agreed to acquire up to 75% of its Taiwan-based firm Giga Solution Tech for NT$24 (US$0.75) per share, or a total of about...

TSMC says no impact from SoftBank ARM acquisition

Jul 19, 21:29

SoftBank's acquisition of ARM announced recently will have no impact on TSMC's ongoing collaboration with ARM, according to the Taiwan-based foundry. TSMC added it expects to further...

BYD eyes Huawei 2-in-1 device orders

Jul 19, 15:54

Following its landing of orders for one million Asustek entry-level notebooks, China-based BYD has been trying to land orders from Huawei for its MateBook 2-in-1 devices and is even...

Sigurd posts increased June revenues

Jul 4, 21:02

Testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has announced consolidated revenues of NT$490 million (US$15.2 million) for June 2016, up 5.2% sequentially and 8.5% on year.

Rambus to acquire memory business from Inphi

Jul 1, 14:59

Rambus announced on June 30 it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the memory interconnect business from Inphi for US$90 million in cash. The acquisition includes all assets...

SMIC to buy 70% of LFoundry

Jun 27, 11:01

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) has reached an agreement with LFoundry Europe (LFE) and Marsica Innovation (MI) to acquire a 70% stake in LFoundry for EUR49 million...

Shenzhen Stock Exchange questions NavInfo acquisition bid for MediaTek China unit

Jun 24, 10:48

The Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) has sent an inquiry letter to NavInfo expressing concerns that NavInfo's acquisition price for AutoChips, a China-based unit of MediaTek, could...

Automotive semiconductor market grows slightly in 2015 while ranks shift, IHS says

Jun 23, 14:06

Despite slowing growth for the automotive industry and exchange rate fluctuations, the automotive semiconductor market grew at a modest 0.2% on year reaching US$29 billion in 2015,...

Inotera dismisses report about Micron seeking to lower acquisition price

Jun 21, 11:19

Both Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have dismissed a report that claims Micron Technology is seeking to lower the acquisition price for Inotera.

A win-win for ASML and HMI

Jun 17, 09:56

ASML through its acquisition of Hermes Microvision (HMI) will further enhance its detection capabilities for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography equipment, while the deal gives...

ASML to acquire Hermes Microvision

Jun 16, 12:06

ASML and Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision (HMI) have entered into an agreement under which ASML will acquire all outstanding shares of HMI in a cash transaction valued at about NT$100...

Micron pushes back closing of Inotera acquisition

Jun 13, 14:47

Micron Technology has disclosed its acquisition of Taiwan-based Inotera Memories, originally scheduled to complete by July, will be delayed.

China firm proposes to buy Aixtron

May 23, 22:33

Aixtron has announced that the company and China's Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund (FGC) have entered into an agreement under which FGC will take over Aixtron through its indirect...

IC Insights releases top-20 semiconductor suppliers in 1Q16

May 16, 10:23

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-20 semiconductor suppliers including three pure-play foundries and six fabless companies in the first quarter of 2016.

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