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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...

HTC to acquire French handset software developer

Newswatch - Jun 7, 16:57

HTC on June 7 announced that it will acquire France-based handset software developer Abaxia for 11 million euros (US$13.14 million) with a purchase of 550,110 common shares and 227,523...

Foundry revenues to grow 40% in 2010, says iSuppli

May 12, 11:53

After a year that was decidedly skewed by macroeconomic forces impacting the entire electronics value chain, pure-play foundry suppliers will see revenues jump by 39.5% this year...

UTAC reportedly joins race to buy EEMS plants in Singapore and China

May 10, 14:46

Singapore's United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC) has expressed its interest in EEMS's two plants in Singapore and Suzhou, China, which have also been eyed by Advanced Semiconductor...

Taiwan IC component distributors to see sequential revenue growth in 2Q10

Apr 27, 11:10

Taiwan-based IC distributors, including Aeco Technology, Koryo Electronics, WT Microelectronics and Zenitron, are all expected to see second-quarter revenues outperform levels in...

Light engine maker Young Optics to raise funds

Apr 26, 16:30

Young Optics has announced its board of directors has approved plans to raise an estimated NT$1.5 billion by issuing 7.5 million new shares. The new funds will be used for new production...

ASE reportedly to buy EEMS plants in Singapore and China, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 26, 11:55

Taiwan-based packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will soon announce a plan to buy two plants from Italy-based memory packaging specialist EEMS, the...

Smart Technologies acquires NextWindow

Apr 26, 10:15

Smart Technologies, a provider of interactive whiteboards, has announced the acquisition of New Zealand-based NextWindow (Next Holdings Limited), a designer and manufacturer of optical...

Acquisitions buff up Walsin Lihwa's presence in solar supply chain

Apr 21, 14:20

Walsin Lihwa Holdings on April 20 announced that it acquired stakes of 100% and 15.05% of China-based XiAn Lu Jing Technology (Lu Jing) and ShaanXi Tianhong Silicon Industrial (Tianhong),...

Accton Technology to acquire Mototech

Apr 20, 10:55

Taiwan-based network/communication equipment maker Accton Technology on April 19 announced a merger with Mototech Incorporated, a Taiwan-based designer of digital video recorder STBs...

Rambus begins LED operation

Apr 9, 15:06

Rambus has begun operation for its LED business after acquiring technology and a portfolio of advanced lighting and optoelectronics patents from Global Lighting Technologies (GLT),...

WPG-Yosun merger may challenge Arrow, says iSuppli

Apr 9, 14:05

The approval of the board of directors for the merger of WPG and Yosun Industrial sets the stage for the creation of what could become the world's largest electronics distributor,...

Japan-based IC distributor Macnica gains control of Galaxy Far East

Newswatch - Apr 6, 15:36

Japan-based IC distributor Macnica has recently acquired an additional 59% stake in Taiwan-based IC distributor Galaxy Far East through open tender, boosting its total stake in the...

AUO to surpass Chimei Innolux in LTPS capacity, says Digitimes Research

Apr 6, 14:58

Low temperature polysilicon (LTPS) capacity of AU Optronics (AUO) will surpass that of Chimei Innolux Corporation (CIC) after the acquisition of AFPD, a subsidiary of Toshiba Mobile...

Memory consolidations highlight growing importance of mobile platforms, says iSuppli

Apr 2, 09:57

Recent acquisitions by Elpida Memory and Micron Technology illustrate the increasing importance suppliers are placing on offering a complete portfolio of memory products in order...

SZS acquires four hinge-related component makers in China

Mar 31, 16:33

Taiwan-based hinge maker Shin Zu Shing (SZS) on March 30 announced the 100%-stake acquisition of four hinge-related component makers in China with a total investment of NT$453 million...

WPG continues acquisitions with purchase of AIO Components

Mar 31, 13:51

IC distributor WPG Holdings has announced that it will acquire Hong Kong-based passive component distributor AIO Components for US$3 million. The announcement came just one week after...

Taiwan Mask denies rumor of acquisition by TSMC

Stockwatch - Mar 30, 14:27

Photomask supplier Taiwan Mask Corporation (TMC) has denied local media reports indicating that it will be acquired by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) for NT$15...

UMC says soon to apply for acquisition of China-based Hejian

Mar 25, 11:17

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has said the application to acquire a major stake in China-based Hejian Technology will soon be submitted to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic...

Silicon Motion, 3S deny merger rumor

Mar 23, 14:53

Flash controller suppliers Silicon Motion Technology and Solid State System (3S) have both dismissed recent rumors that the two companies would merge.

Commentary: WPG-Yosun merger a win-win deal

Mar 22, 16:20

WPG Holdings and Yosun Industrial, Asia's largest and second largest IC distributors, announced their merger at a right time, which is expected to consolidate operations of both companies...

HannStar Board-GBM consolidation to create largest PCB maker in Taiwan

Mar 18, 14:19

The planned acquisition of Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) by HannStar Board will boost HannStar Board's total PCB capacity to 11 million square feet a month, making it the largest...

Foxconn denies it will invest in Amtran

Stockwatch - Mar 16, 15:59

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has dismissed a recent Chinese-language media report in Taiwan that claimed the EMS giant was mulling acquiring a 40% stake in Amtran...

Lenovo acquisition plan may hurt second-tier notebook makers, say observers

Mar 15, 15:44

Commenting on Lenovo's plan to acquire local PC brands in emerging markets to expand its global notebook market share, industry observers said such a plan may benefit first-tier notebook...

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