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Tsinghua Unigroup seeking investment in SK Hynix, says report

Nov 27, 12:31

According to China's, state-backed tech conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup intends to buy a stake in South Korea-based SK Hynix for around CNY30 billion (US$4.7 bil...

China market for packaged LEDs to grow at single-digit annual rate, says firm

Nov 25, 14:58

Due to oversupply and price competition between suppliers of lighting LEDs, IHS forecasts China's total market for packaged LEDs will grow at a single- digit annual rate.

ON Semiconductor to acquire Fairchild for US$2.4 billion

Nov 19, 10:39

ON Semiconductor and Fairchild Semiconductor International have entered into an agreement for ON Semiconductor to acquire Fairchild for US$20.00 per share in an all cash transaction...

Digitimes Research: Sony to expand CMOS production capacity via acquisition of Toshiba plant

Nov 12, 10:16

Sony's planned acquisition of Toshiba's CMOS sensor manufacturing plant in Oita, southern Japan will not only help solve its tight sensor production in the near term but also push...

TSMC 'grand alliance' more powerful than China's 'red supply chain,' says Chang

Nov 10, 00:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) "grand alliance" with its ecosystem partners and customers has already been enhanced for years, while China's so-called...

Morris Chang

OLEDWorks finalizes acquisition of key parts of Philips OLED light source components business

Nov 3, 22:08

OLEDWorks has announced that it has completed the acquisition of key OLED assets and relevant intellectual property from Royal Philips. Manufacturing will continue in the existing...

Western Digital announces acquisition of SanDisk

Oct 22, 14:54

Western Digital and SanDisk on October 21 announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Western Digital will acquire all of the outstanding shares of SanDisk...

Lam to buy KLA-Tencor for US$10.6 billion

Oct 22, 11:21

Lam Research and KLA-Tencor have entered into an agreement for Lam to acquire all outstanding KLA-Tencor shares in a cash-and-stock transaction, according to the companies.

Synergy to be generated from acquisition of EMC, says Dell executive

Oct 14, 15:15

In response to the question whether it is worth US$67 billion for Dell to acquire EMC, Dell's CTO of Enterprise Solutions Group Paul Perez on October 13 indicated in Taipei that the...

China firm close to buying Vivante

Oct 12, 20:27

China-based IC design service company VeriSilicon is closed to acquiring US-based Vivante, which owns a portfolio of graphics processing unit (GPU) IP cores designed specifically...

Toshiba, SanDisk reportedly among takeover targets of Tsinghua

Oct 8, 11:27

Industry sources have suggested that SanDisk and Toshiba, which jointly develop NAND flash technology, are both being targeted for acquisition by China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigr...

M&A activity continues through uncertain business climate, says IC Insights

Sep 29, 10:01

In July 2015, IC Insights examined the huge surge of M&A activity in the IC industry during the first six months of 2015. In just the first half of 2015, announced semiconductor...

ASE obtains 25% SPIL shares

Sep 23, 11:28

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) announced on September 22 it has purchased 25% shares of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), achieving its acquisition goal.

SPIL employees protest against ASE takeover bid

Sep 18, 16:16

In Taiwan, over 200 employees of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) rallied in front of the Ministry of Labor (MOL) headquarters on September 18, expressing concerns that their...

Over 200 SPIL employees protest against ASE takeover bid

ASE acquisition of SPIL shares reaches required minimum

Sep 18, 15:25

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced that its acquisition of the Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) common shares and ADRs (American depositary receipts) already...

Lenovo to merge server brands in 2017

Sep 17, 11:56

Following the acquisition of IBM's x86 server business, Lenovo is planning to merge its two server brands into one and use the unified brand to release products in 2017. Lenovo is...

Foxconn, SPIL to complete share exchange on December 1

Sep 16, 12:16

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) are scheduled to hold a press conference on September 16 to announce that the pair has...

MediaTek dismisses speculation about Parade acquisition

Stockwatch - Sep 15, 14:58

MediaTek has posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) stating it was not the source of a Chinese-language Liberty Times report indicating Parade Technologies...

Digitimes Research: MediaTek acquisition to help Richtek ramp up PWM IC shipments

Sep 11, 16:07

The acquisition of Richtek Technology by MediaTek will help the analog IC vendor to push sales of its power management (PWM) solutions to the smartphone and TV panel sectors, according...

Richtek posts record August revenues

Sep 10, 10:57

Analog IC supplier Richtek Technology has reported record consolidated revenues of NT$1.15 billion (US$35.2 million) for August 2015. The August revenues represented increases of...

Digitimes Research: China eyeing acquistions to advance IC processes

Sep 1, 10:52

More advanced semiconductor manufacturing processes and more production capacity for special processes are likely to emerge in China during the country's 13th five-year economic plan...

China semiconductor investment fund reportedly targets Globalfoundries

Aug 31, 16:01

China's National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund reportedly has targeted Globalfoundries for acquisition in order to allow China to secure 14nm FinFET foundry process...

SPIL, Foxconn to form strategic partnership to fend off ASE acquisition bid

Aug 31, 13:58

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced that it has reached an agreement with Foxconn Electronics to form a strategic partnership through share swaps.

ASE seeking to buy up to 25% stake in SPIL

Aug 24, 11:04

Semiconductor assembly and test company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is not seeking involvement in the operation of Siliconware Precision (SPIL) despite its bid to take...


MediaTek buys ISSI Taiwan subsidiary to enable acquisition of ISSI by Uphill

Aug 19, 11:32

The acquisition of US-based Integrated Silicon Solution (ISSI) by China's Uphill Investment is expected to run more smoothly after ISSI's Taiwan subsidiary Chingis Technology is taken...

Samsung cuts Intel's semiconductor sales lead to 16% in 2Q15, says IC Insights

Aug 6, 15:30

Samsung's growth rate in the second quarter of 2015 put the company closer to catching Intel and becoming the world's leading semiconductor supplier, according to IC Insights.

Tsunami of M&A deals underway in 2015 chip industry, says IC Insights

Jul 30, 10:41

In just the first half of 2015 alone, announced semiconductor acquisition agreements had a combined total value of US$72.6 billion, which is nearly 6x the annual average for M&A...

OmniVision stockholders approve sale of company to China investors

Jul 27, 19:49

Shareholders of OmniVision Technologies have approved the sale of the US-based company to a group of China-based investors led by state-owned Hua Capital Management, according to...

Digitimes Research: Tsinghua Unigroup acquisition of Micron faces difficulties, but is a must for China for further development

Jul 15, 22:16

According to a Wall Street Journal report on July 14, China's Tsinghua Unigroup is planning to spend US$23 billion (or US$21 per share) to acquire US-based Micron Technology. The...

Globalfoundries completes acquisition of IBM microelectronics business

Jul 2, 22:06

Globalfoundries has completed its acquisition of IBM's microelectronics business, according to the foundry chipmaker.

HTC dismisses acquisition speculation

Jun 16, 15:22

HTC will not consider any possible acquisition offer from Asustek Computer, and it has not contacted Asustek to discuss the possibility for such a deal, the Taiwan-based smartphone...

MediaTek chairman urges government to actively support local chipmakers

Jun 15, 23:00

Mergers and acquisitions remain an effective strategy for chipmakers to be bigger to compete in the global marketplace, according to MediaTek chairman MK Tsai. For any chipmakers...

MK Tsai

Parade to acquire Cypress TrueTouch Mobile business

Jun 12, 10:51

Parade Technologies and Cypress Semiconductor have entered into a definitive agreement under which Parade will acquire Cypress's TrueTouch Mobile touchscreen business for an aggregate...

Digitimes Research: Avago ready for competitive IoT field with acquisition of Broadcom

Jun 8, 22:07

Acquiring Broadcom will enable Avago Technologies to beat fellow fabless chip companies MediaTek and AMD, and become the world's second-largest fabless IC supplier in terms of revenues,...

Intel to acquire Altera for US$16.7 billion

Jun 2, 11:47

Intel and Altera have jointly announced a definitive agreement under which Intel would acquire Altera for US$54 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$16.7...

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