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  • Last update: Tuesday 15 April 2014 [293 news items]

HTC buys mobile content developer Saffron Digital

Stockwatch - Feb 8, 11:03

HTC has acquired London-based Saffron Digital, which specializes in digital multimedia delivery, for GPB30.15 million (US$48.59 million), according to a company filing with the Taiwan...

Intel completes acquisition of wireless solution business from Infineon

Feb 1, 14:48

Intel has announced that it completed the acquisition of Infineon Technologies' Wireless Solutions (WLS) business. The pair announced the US$1.4 billion deal on August 30, 2010.

Commentary: Broadcom-Ralink merger rumors reflect history of relentless consolidation of Taiwan wireless industry

Jan 14, 16:12

News of Ralink being targeted for acquisition has never stopped ever since the company's preparation to go public to its being actually listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE)....

Asustek acquires over 51% stake in Aaeon via subsidiary

Stockwatch - Jan 13, 15:58

Asustek Computer has announced the company has acquired more than 69.4 million shares in industrial PC maker Aaeon Technology via its subsidiary surpassing 51% of Aaeon's total shares...

Orkla sells Elkem to China National Bluestar

Jan 13, 10:22

Orkla ASA has signed a binding agreement with China National Bluestar (Bluestar) for the acquisition of Elkem.

Broadcom approaches Ralink for acquisition talks, say sources

Jan 13, 01:20

Industry sources have revealed that Broadcom approached Ralink Technology for preliminary acquisition talks in November 2010 with a final decision expected to be made in March or...

SPIL reportedly seeking to buy KYEC shares from UMC

Jan 6, 01:45

Industry rumors have circulated that Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is in talks with United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) about a takeover of UMC's holdings in testing...

Taiwan government promises to review China investment policy for panel makers

Dec 29, 01:10

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has indicated that the government will conduct a review regarding the restrictive policies governing panel makers' investments such as...

Zenitron dismisses rumor it is targeted by WPG for acquisition

Stockwatch - Dec 24, 01:10

IC distributor WPG Holdings is mulling plans to buy fellow Taiwan-based firm Zenitron at NT$25.60 (US$0.86) per share, according to the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN)...

Intel loses 2010 chip market share while Samsung gains, says Gartner

Dec 9, 13:59

Gartner has announced new rankings of the world's top-10 IC vendors based on 2010 revenues. Intel held the number one vendor position for the 19th consecutive year, but grabbed a...

Renesas completes acquisition of wireless modem business from Nokia

Dec 1, 13:51

Nokia and Renesas Electronics on November 30 announced the completion of Renesas' acquisition of Nokia's wireless modem business, which was initially announced on July 6, 2010. With...

Greatek denies rumor of Amkor acquisition

Stockwatch - Nov 25, 01:10

Taiwan's Greatek Electronics, a packaging and testing house specializing in consumer ICs, has denied local media reports indicating that it will be acquired by Amkor Technology of...

UMC shares drop after reports of acquisition setback

Newswatch - Nov 18, 16:38

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) saw its shares decline 1.3% to NT$14.70 (US$0.48) on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) during morning trading today (November 18), after a...

Wafer Works announces investment in Formosa Epitaxy

Nov 16, 01:15

Wafer Works on November 15, 2019 announced a US$600,000 investment for a 1% equity interest in Formosa Epitaxy's new subsidiary in Jiangsu, China. Although the acquisition is merely...

Solargiga to acquire silicon solar cells manufacturing business with a consideration of over HK$835 million

Nov 9, 16:51

Monocrystalline silicon (mono-Si) solar ingot and wafer maker Solargiga Energy announced that it has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Sino Light Investments. Solargiga...

Yosun to delist from TSE on November 15 for WPG merger

Newswatch - Oct 13, 14:26

IC distributor Yosun Industrial will be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on November 15, 2010, the date when its merger with WPG Group becomes effective. Trading of Yosun's...

Wistron ITS seeking acquisition targets

Oct 11, 16:59

Wistron Information Technology and Services (Wistron ITS), a software design subsidiary of Wistron, is currently looking for acquisition targets and is aiming at firms that will complement...

ProMOS to raise funds through private placement and sale of securities, says paper

Newswatch - Oct 8, 17:06

ProMOS Technologies plans to raise up to US$50 million from the sale of securities directly to a limited number of investors at the end of 2010, and also issue up to 700 million new...

Avnet announces acquisition increasing presence in China renewable energy market

Oct 6, 01:45

US-based distributor Avnet has announced that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, it has acquired certain assets from Eurotone Electric. Established in 1994, Eurotone is an engineering...

UK-based IC distributor Premier Farnell opens online shop in Taiwan

Oct 5, 14:23

In addition to Taiwan-based IC distributors WPG Holdings and WT Microelectronics, and US-based rivals Arrow Electronics and Avnet Electronics, UK-based IC distributor Premier Farnell...

Microelectronics Technology acquires Denmark-based Radiocomp

Oct 4, 11:23

Microelectronics Technology (MTI), a Taiwan-based maker of networking/communication equipment, on October 3 announced the acquisition of a 100% stake in Radiocomp ApS, a Denmark-based...

CMI to merge Chi Mei Energy

Oct 1, 01:35

Chimei Innolux (CMI) will merge with Chi Mei Energy effective on November 1. Chi Mei Energy, a maker of thin-film solar modules, was originally under Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO),...

Semiconductor distributors enjoy soaring sales in China, says iSuppli

Sep 29, 13:56

Matching the robust and thriving electronics industry in China, semiconductor distributors in the country are expected to enjoy nearly 30% growth in 2010, according to iSuppli.

Wintek, Mildex deny merger rumors, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 24, 14:27

Wintek and fellow touch panel maker Mildex Optical have denied rumors reported by Economic Daily News (EDN) on September 24, indicating that Wintek will acquire Mildex.

Solar cell maker E-Ton reportedly seeking buyers from China

Sep 16, 02:05

Executives at E-Ton Solar Tech have recently visited China, sparking speculation that the solar cell maker is in talks with potential buyers. However, the company has claimed the...

Mitac Tech to invest an extra NT$209 million in NAFCO

Sep 14, 01:40

Taiwan-based Mitac Technology has announced it will invest NT$209 million (US$6.58 million) to acquire 15.15 million shares of National Aerospace Fasteners (NAFCO), an aerospace component...

Micron likely to buy SMIC Wuhan plant, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 3, 14:25

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) is in talks with Micron Technology about taking over the operation of a 12-inch fab in Wuhan, China, according to a Commercial...

Intel to buy Infineon wireless unit for US$1.4 billion

Aug 30, 15:35

Infineon Technologies and Intel on August 30 jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement to transfer Infineon's Wireless Solutions (WLS) business to Intel...

IC distributor WT Microelectronics to acquire 100% stake in BSI

Aug 25, 11:30

The board of directors of IC distributor WT Microelectronics on August 24 approved a plan to acquire a 100% stake in Korea-based IC distributor BSI Semiconductor for US$16.8 millio...

MediaTek denies buying AST Wireless

Stockwatch - Aug 16, 16:47

MediaTek has denied a recent Chinese-language Apple Daily report that the company has acquired AST Wireless, a China-based developer of TD-SCDMA modem chips, for US$20 million,...

Dynapack to merge with Celxpert

Aug 6, 14:42

Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy, Taiwan's second and third-largest notebook battery makers respectively, will merge through a stock swap of one Dynapack share...

Infineon CFO departs, after company confirms talks over wireless chip unit

Aug 5, 14:17

Marco Schroter has left his post as CFO and labor director of Infineon Technologies, effective immediately, according to Infineon. His departure "was caused by differences in...

Foxlink denies investment in Speed Tech rumors

Aug 3, 14:11

Electronic connector/cable assembly maker Foxlink, in response to reports that it will acquire a stake in fellow maker Speed Tech at NT$15 (US$0.47) per share, has clarified that...

ASE to buy EEMS plant in Singapore for US$67.7 million

Aug 3, 11:35

Chip packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced plans to acquire the Singapore unit of Italian chip assembly company EEMS for US$67.7 millio...

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