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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.

MediaTek in trading halt pending release of material information

Stockwatch - May 13, 09:55

IC design house MediaTek will enter a trading halt on May 13, pending the release of material information, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE). MediaTek...

NXP tops auto semiconductor vendor rankings, says Strategy Analytics

May 9, 21:24

NXP Semiconductors achieved a 14.2% share of the US$27.4 billion automotive semiconductor market in 2015, four-percentage points ahead of its nearest rivals Infineon and Renesas,...

Cypress to acquire Broadcom IoT business for US$550 million

May 9, 14:42

Cypress Semiconductor and Broadcom have announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Cypress will acquire Broadcom's wireless Internet of Things (IoT) business and...

PTI to buy factory building from Epistar for NT$620 million

Stockwatch - May 5, 21:51

IC packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced the acquisition of a factory building and related facilities from LED chipmaker Epistar for a total of NT$620...

Foxconn to acquire TeleEye

Apr 14, 14:48

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is planning to invest HK$240 million (US$30.95 million) to acquire a 50.07% stake in Hong Kong-based TeleEye Holdings for HK$0.55...

Foxconn to acquire TeleEye

Ilitek says planned merger with MediaTek unit receives China approval

Stockwatch - Apr 12, 14:04

The planned acquisition of ILI Technology (Ilitek) by a unit of MediaTek has been given antitrust clearance by China's Ministry of Commerce, according to the fabless firm specializing...

US firms continue to capture bulk of IDM and fabless IC sales, says IC Insights

Apr 6, 11:39

US-headquartered companies held a 54% share of the total worldwide IC market in 2015, which includes sales from IDMs and fabless IC companies, according to IC Insights. The total...

Global smiconductor market slumps in 2015, IHS says

Apr 6, 11:07

Global semiconductor revenues fell by 2% in 2015, according to IHS. Sequential quarterly growth was weak throughout every quarter of 2015, especially in the first quarter when the...

Shareholders OK Inotera share-swap deal with Micron

Mar 29, 21:59

Shareholders of Inotera Memories have approved the company's plan to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Micron Semiconductor Taiwan (MST) through a share-swap transaction, according...

ASE could raise stake in SPIL via open market purchases, says report

Stockwatch - Mar 25, 15:35

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will be able to continue raising its stake in Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) through open market purchases, Taiwan's Central...

Foxconn says negotiations with Sharp continue

Stockwatch - Mar 22, 11:08

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) saying its negotiations with Sharp over a takeover deal continue,...

Toshiba, Midea sign MoU on sale of Toshiba home appliance business

Mar 18, 14:37

Toshiba and Midea Group jointly announced on March 17 that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Toshiba's sale to Midea of a majority interest in its home appliance...

Broadcom rumors say company is looking to phase out Wi-Fi chip business

Mar 18, 10:53

Broadcom is rumored to be looking to phase out its Wi-Fi chip business in a move to streamline its workforce and product offerings following its acquisition by Avago Technologies,...

Taiwan FTC extends review period on ASE-SPIL takeover bid

Feb 25, 14:21

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has extended its review period on a proposal submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire a majority stake in Siliconware...

Taiwan IT vendors mixed on HNA Ingram Micro acquisition

Feb 22, 14:38

Seeing the global largest IT distributor Ingram Micro having agreed to sell the company to the China-based HNA Group at a price of US$6 billion, Acer, which is a client of Ingram...

SPIL seeing orders shift away

Jan 28, 10:07

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has seen some of its clients shift orders to other OSAT companies, and estimated more than NT$30 billion (US$893 million) worth of orders will...

Richtek to delist from TSE on April 29

Jan 21, 10:20

Richtek Technology will be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on April 29, the date when its acquisition by MediaTek becomes effective, according to the analog IC specia...

SPIL says share price undervalued in ASE new bid

Jan 8, 10:18

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has argued that the price offered by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) for a further stake in the company is too low.

ASE says bid for more SPIL shares to take place as scheduled

Dec 29, 11:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has maintained that its plan to buy an additional 24.71% stake in SPIL through a tender offer will be carried out as scheduled.

Intel completes acquisition of Altera

Dec 29, 10:52

Intel on December 28 announced that it has completed the acquisition of Altera, a provider of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology.

SPIL to evaluate ASE acquisition proposal

Stockwatch - Dec 28, 23:02

Taiwan-based Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has canceled a scheduled provisional shareholder meeting to seek approval for its planned alliance with China's Tsinghua Unigroup,...

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