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  • Last update: Tuesday 27 January 2015 [310 news items]

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...

Acquiring Fujitsu notebook business fastest way for Acer to surpass HP, say watchers

Mar 1, 15:06

An acquisition would be the fastest way for Acer to surpass Hewlett-Packard (HP) in terms of global notebook shipments, since Acer will need to see more than 40% on-year growth in...

SPIL to drop out from LCD driver IC, DRAM segments; sell related equipment to ChipMOS

Mar 1, 11:39

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced that it will take a 15.8% stake in ChipMOS Technologies in exchange for all of its of LCD driver IC packaging and testing equipment...

Microchip increases offer for acquisition of Silicon Storage

Feb 25, 16:01

Microchip Technology has announced that it has entered into an amendment to its February 2, 2010 definitive agreement to acquire Silicon Storage Technology (SST). Under the revised...

Micron's Numonyx acquisition to challenge Samsung, hurt Hynix

Feb 11, 14:04

Market watchers generally believe that Micron Technology's upcoming acquisition of Numonyx, which unseated Spansion in the 2009 NOR flash memory market, may pose a challenge to Samsung...

Micron to buy Numonyx for US$1.27 billion

Feb 10, 11:45

Micron Technology and Numonyx announced on February 9 that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Micron has agreed to acquire privately held Numonyx in an all-stock...

Japan IC distributor Macnica to acquire Taiwan-based Galaxy Far East

Jan 12, 15:55

Japan-based IC distributor Macnica's subsidiary in Hong Kong has recently announced a plan to acquire Taiwan-based IC distributor Galaxy Far East.

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UMC dismisses rumors it is targeted by ATIC for acquisition

Stockwatch - Jan 8, 10:00

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has declined to comment on a media report indicating that the company is being targeted by Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC)...

Kingston denies acquisition rumors

Jan 5, 12:06

Memory module maker Kingston Technology has moved to quash recent rumors that suggested the company is looking to acquire its outsourcing partners Panram International and Orient...

PVI to significantly expand EPD capacity in 2010

Dec 28, 11:49

Prime View International (PVI) plans to expand its electrophoretic display (EPD) capacity in 2010 by three to four times the volume in 2009, according to company chairman, Scott Li...

Charterted, Globalfoundries set to merge foundry operations

Dec 22, 15:17

Singapore-based Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, which is scheduled to be delisted from the Nasdaq stock market on December 28, has begun to proceed with its merger with Globalfoundries...

Cyntec becomes wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta

Dec 21, 14:36

Delta Electronics announced the approval of Delta's issue of new capital to swap for outstanding shares of its subsidiary Cyntec at a shareholders' meeting on December 18. The exchange...

Memsic to acquire product lines, IP and related fixed assets from Crossbow

Dec 21, 13:46

China-based Memsic has signed an asset purchase agreement with Crossbow Technology, a US-based wireless sensor network supplier, to acquire selected Crossbow Technology product lines...

UMC completes tender offer for UMCJ

Dec 15, 15:16

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) has announced the successful completion of its tender offer for UMC Japan (UMCJ), via wholly-owned subsidiary Alpha Wisdom. A total of 403,368...

Lenovo expresses interest in Brazil-brand Positivo; could spell loss of orders for Taiwan OEMs Clevo, ECS and Pegatron

Dec 15, 14:04

Taiwan-based PC makers Clevo, Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) and Pegatron Technology may lose their orders from the largest PC brand in Brazil, Positivo Informatica, as Lenovo...

Growth in chip equipment market accelerating, says Gartner

Dec 14, 16:46

Worldwide semiconductor equipment spending is forecast to end the year with a 42.6% decline in 2009, but the market is now in the midst of a very strong growth spurt, according to...

CMO says price-fixing fine not to affect Innolux merger

Dec 11, 12:04

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has said that its settlement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to resolve anti-trust allegations will not affect its plan to merge with Innolux...

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