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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...

Virage Logic expands IP portfolio

Jul 28, 11:28

Virage Logic has announced the expansion of its semiconductor IP product portfolio with the introduction of SiANA, an offering of analog IP components for building multimedia consumer...

Micron cashes in on mobile memory business with Numonyx acquisition, says iSuppli

Jul 26, 10:30

Micron Technology's earlier acquisition of NOR flash technology from Numonyx will allow the company to expand its presence in the burgeoning market for memory for cell phones, and...

Mitac International to acquire parts of Synnex US

Jul 19, 15:16

Taiwan-based server maker Mitac International has announced it will acquire some contract assembly assets, including sale of inventory and customer contracts, from system integrator...

TI buys fab from Spansion Japan, continues analog production expansion

Jul 15, 16:39

Texas Instruments (TI) has acquired two wafer fabs and manufacturing equipment located in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, from Spansion Japan for an undisclosed sum, according to the company...

ECS refutes Lenovo acquisition rumors

Jul 15, 15:50

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has refuted a recently resurfaced rumor, which indicated that Lenovo is considering acquiring ECS, according to a company filing with the Taiwan...

Micron posts higher profits in fiscal 3Q10

Jun 29, 15:48

Micron Technology has announced net profits for the quarter ended June 3 were US$939 million, compared to profits of US$365 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2010 and losses...

European Commission approves Foxconn acquisition of Sony TV plants in Slovakia and Mexico

Jun 29, 15:30

The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition by the Taiwan-based company Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) of Sony entities...

China IC self-sufficiency rate to reach 33.4% in 2013, says Information Network

Jun 24, 12:00

Massive investments in China's semiconductor industry is paying off as internal production is making inroads on demand, according to The Information Network.

ASE denies mulling acquisition of Giga Solution

Stockwatch - Jun 22, 15:25

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has dismissed a recent Commercial Times report indicating it was planning an acquisition of Giga Solution Tech, which specializes...

Intersil committed to joining the leading-5 analog and power IC vendors, says Petrov Group

Jun 21, 14:11

Intersil is a medium-sized Power IC company with a corporate commitment to reach US$1 billion in revenues by 2011. This commitment represents a 64% growth rate or 29% annually from...

Inductor maker Chilisin to acquire 54% share in Belkin

Jun 18, 14:31

Inductor maker Chilisin Electronics has announced that it plans to take up a 54% stake in China-based power choke maker Belkin International. In additional news, Pierre Chen, incumbent...

Compal Communications lowers handset shipment targets

Jun 15, 16:17

Handset maker Compal Communications has reduced its 2010 shipment target to 10 million units compared with shipments of 16 million units in 2009, according to company chairman Ray...

Atheros aims to make strong presence in Ethernet and business-grade WLAN networking markets

Jun 11, 11:01

Jason Zheng, vice president and general manager of Asia Pacific at Atheros Communications, has outlined the company's roadmap pertaining to WLAN networking, Ethernet, GPS, and PLC...

Jason Cheng, vice president of Atheros

PTI responds to acquisition rumors

Stockwatch - Jun 8, 15:04

A recent Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report indicated that Powertech Technology (PTI) will acquire smaller peer Payton Technology soon. PTI has responded saying...

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