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  • Last update: Friday 14 March 2014 [164 news items]

AUO and Innolux rumored to be discussing merger possibilities

Mar 14, 12:28

Market rumors are spreading that Taiwan-based AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux are in discussions over collaboration possibilities that could include a potential merger, according to...

Shares of MediaTek, MStar trending upward prior to official merger

Dec 31, 15:27

Share prices of MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor have been trending upward on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) recently as the two IC design houses are to officially merge on February...

Compal Electronics completes merger with subsidiary Compal Communications

Nov 28, 21:55

Notebook ODM Compal Electronics has announced its merger with Compal Communications after completing its tender offer to purchase a majority stake in the handset subsidiary.

Commentary: The possibility and feasibility of an Acer-Asustek merger

Oct 7, 15:57

Rumors about the possibility of a merger between Asustek Computer and Acer have been circulating in Taiwan's IT indsutry for a while. However, a merger of the two vendors may provide...

Applied Materials to merge with Tokyo Electron

Sep 25, 11:46

Applied Materials will merge with Tokyo Electron in an all-stock deal, which the companies claim will create a company with a combined stock market value of US$29 billion.

Dell stockholders approve merger

Sep 13, 12:05

Dell has announced that, based on a preliminary vote tally from the special meeting of stockholders, Dell stockholders have approved the proposal in which Michael Dell, Dell's Founder,...

Acer denies rumor of merger

Sep 2, 10:39

Acer has dismissed rumor that certain investment banks plan to invite Lenovo or Asustek Computer to merge with Acer.

Inventec merger may trigger consolidation among notebook and handset ODMs

Aug 29, 14:33

Taiwan-based notebook and handset ODMs are likely heading for a new wave of industry consolidation taking cues from the successful merger between notebook maker Inventec and its associated...

China government approves MediaTek-MStar merger deal

Aug 28, 14:59

China's Ministry of Commerce has approved conditionally the proposed merger between MediaTek and fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor, according to MediaTek.

SAS to merge with Sunrise Global Solar through stock swap

Aug 12, 19:56

Solar-grade crystalline silicon wafer maker Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) has announced its merger with Sunrise Global Solar Energy, a manufacturer of P-type monocrystalline...

Micron, Elpida to complete merger in August, say observers

Jul 1, 15:29

Micron Technology is set to complete its long-awaited merger with Elpida Memory in early August, according to industry observers. The pair originally targeted completion of the transaction...

MediaTek-MStar merger yet to receive China approval

Newswatch - Jun 18, 14:34

MediaTek has again postponed its proposed merger with fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor as China's Ministry of Commerce has yet to approve the deal, according to the com...

NSP, DelSolar complete merger

May 31, 15:01

Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP) has announced its merger with DelSolar, the solar subsidiary of Delta Electronics, was completed on May 31, 2013. NSP is the surviving...

Lite-On Technology adjusts merger plans

May 10, 10:38

Lite-On Technology has announced adjustments to its planned merger with Lite-On IT. As of May 7, 2013, Lite-On Technology has obtained 93.76% of Lite-On IT shares. According to regulations,...

Neo Solar, DelSolar merger to complete on May 31

May 7, 12:58

The merger of Taiwan-based solar cell makers Neo Solar Power (NSP) and DelSolar, a solar subsidiary of Delta Electronics, will be completed on May 31, 2013, said Quincy Lin, chairman...

Sam Hong, CEO of NSP (left), Quincy Lin, chairman and CSO of NSP (middle), Thomas Hsu, CFO and seni

Certain Elpida creditors file appeal against reorganization, says Micron

Apr 1, 10:32

Micron Technology has noted that certain unsecured creditors of Elpida Memory on March 29 filed appeals of the Tokyo district court's order approving Elpida's plan of reorganizatio...

Korea FTC OKs MediaTek, MStar merger

Mar 18, 21:25

South Korea's antitrust agency Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved MediaTek's proposal to merge with MStar Semiconductor, according to the companies.

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MediaTek making last-ditch effort to seek approval for its merger with MStar

Mar 5, 14:13

MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor reportedly have mapped out measures to counter any possible decisions by the governments of China and Korea over the two companies' merger plan as...

Lextar 2013 revenues expected to grow 50-60% due to merger with Wellypower

Feb 27, 10:42

Lextar, an LED subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), officially merged with Wellypower, another AUO LED subsidiary, on February 1, 2013. Market observers believe the merger will boost...

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DelSolar, Neo Solar Power merger to complete in May-June

Feb 7, 14:35

The merger of Delta's solar subsidiary, DelSolar, and Neo Solar Power (NSP) is expected to be completed in May-June, according to Yancey Hai, chairman of Delta Electronics.

Lextar announces official merger with Wellypower

Jan 31, 16:41

Lextar Electronics has announced that its official merger with Wellypower Optronics is set to take place on February 1, 2013. Upon the merger of the two LED subsidiaries of AU Optronics...

Lite-On Technology to take over Lite-On IT

Jan 31, 11:22

Taiwan-based EMS provider Lite-On Technology has announced plans to increase its stake in Lite-On IT, a Taiwan-based optical disc drive (ODD) and SSD (solid-state drive) maker, from...

Effects of Lextar-Wellypower merger to show in March

Jan 25, 10:25

The merger of Lextar and Wellypower, two LED subsidiaries of AU Optronics (AUO), will be completed on February 1, 2013.

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MediaTek cancels capital expansion project as planned merger with MStar was delayed

Jan 16, 16:18

MediaTek has announced that it has withdrawn a plan to issue new shares for the planned merger with MStar Semiconductor.

MediaTek/MStar merger likely to be delayed again

Jan 15, 22:06

The planned merger between MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor may be forced to be postponed again due to slow scrutiny procedures by the governments of China and Korea on concerns of...

Taiwan FTC approves Micron-Elpida merger deal

Jan 2, 22:21

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the planned merger among Micron Technology, Elpida Memory and Rexchip Electronics, stating that the deal complies with fair trade...

Commentary: Delta and NSP will benefit from solar merger

Dec 14, 11:43

The merger of Taiwan-based solar firms Neo Solar Power (NSP) and DelSolar (a subsidiary of Delta Electronics) has been seen as beneficial and a necessary trend for the industry, as...

Commentary: NSP, DelSolar merger unlikely to stir industry

Dec 7, 14:54

Some solar makers believe the merger between Neo Solar Power (NSP) and DelSolar, a subsidiary of Delta Electronics, will not affect the industry significantly. Nevertheless, this...

MediaTek, MStar postpone merger closing date pending regulatory approvals

Dec 6, 21:25

MediaTek's proposed merger with MStar Semiconductor has not obtained regulatory approvals by the antitrust authorities in China and Korea, and therefore will be completed at a later...

Merger with DelSolar can lower costs in three major areas, says NSP chairman

Nov 22, 15:43

Quincy Lin, chairman of Taiwan-based solar cell maker Neo Solar Power (NSP), has noted that administrative, procurement, and R&D costs can be lowered through merging with DelSo...

Quincy Lin, chairman of NSP

Motech, NSP deny merger rumors

Nov 5, 10:51

The latest rumors regarding a possible merger between Taiwan-based solar cell makers Motech and Neo Solar Power (NSP) have been denied by both firms. In addition, rumors regarding...

MStar posts record monthly revenues, enhanced by merger deal

Oct 12, 14:01

MStar Semiconductor has announced consolidated revenues of NT$3.68 billion (US$124 million) for September 2012, representing an increase of 4.4% on month and hitting the highest monthly...

MediaTek acquires 53% of outstanding MStar shares; to proceed with merger deal

Aug 10, 16:34

MediaTek has acquired a total of 282.37 million shares, or 53%, of MStar Semiconductor's outstanding shares through a tender offer, meeting the requirements to proceed with the merger...

MediaTek-MStar merger may send TV makers rethinking chip procurement strategy

Jun 27, 16:24

The planned merger between MediaTek (MTK) and MStar Semiconductor has shocked the flat-panel TV supply chain due to the combined market share of TV chips of the two firms being roughly...

Digitimes Research: Merger with MStar to boost MediaTek presence in digital TV segment

Jun 26, 12:40

MediaTek's planned merger with MStar Semiconductor will help MediaTek expand its presence in the digital TV-chip market, as well as enhancing its capability in the ever increasing...

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