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ASE, SPIL get US antitrust approval

May 17, 14:36

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have received approval from US antitrust regulators for their proposed merger, according to the...

Worldwide semiconductor revenues grow 2.6% in 2016, says Gartner

May 16, 22:29

Worldwide semiconductor revenues totaled US$343.5 billion in 2016, a 2.6% increase from 2015 revenues of US$334.9 billion, according to final results calculated by Gartner.

Delta Electronics to focus M&A on industrial automation sector

Mar 13, 11:22

Power supply and energy management solution provider Delta Electronics regards mergers and acquisitions as a main source of revenue growth and aims to acquire large industrial automation...

Delta Electronics chairman Yancey Hai

MediaTek gross margin unlikely to recover

Feb 23, 14:56

MediaTek is unlikely to see its gross margin return to 40% in 2017 due to a combination of negative factors, such as a slowdown in smartphone market growth and limited potential profitability...

Chilisin, Ralec to merge

Stockwatch - Jan 23, 21:54

Taiwan-based passive component makers Chilisin Electronics and Ralec Electronic have announced jointly plans to merge through a share swap, according to filings with the Taiwan Stock...

Semiconductor M&A reach peak in 2015-2016, says IC Insights

Jan 20, 14:50

More than two dozen acquisition agreements were announced by semiconductor companies worldwide in 2016, with a combined value of US$98.5 billion compared to the record-high of US$103.3...

Digitimes Research: MVNOs growing fast in Japan, may face mergers due to price competition

Dec 20, 14:23

MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) services have seen fast growing demand in Japan mainly due to the government asking mobile telecom carriers to unlock SIM cards and stop offering...

ASE-SPIL merger still under review in China and US

Nov 18, 14:22

A proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is still being reviewed by anti-trust authorities in China and the US...

Taiwan FTC OKs ASE-SPIL merger

Nov 17, 10:12

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL).

Taiwan FTC to hold public hearing on ASE-SPIL merger

Oct 13, 14:29

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has said it will arrange a public hearing on Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) planned merger with Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL)...

Inotera to delist from TSE on December 6

Oct 11, 14:56

Inotera Memories will be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on December 6, the date when its acquisition by Micron Technology becomes effective, according to the Taiwan-based...

Value of semiconductor industry M&A agreements already over US$50 billion, says IC Insights

Sep 23, 15:29

After an historic surge in semiconductor merger and acquisition agreements in 2015, the torrid pace of transactions has eased (until recently), but 2016 is already the second-largest...

ASE, SPIL sign merger deal

Jul 1, 10:37

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) jointly announced on June 30 they have officially entered into a merger agreement reached on May...

ASE expects merger with SPIL to create synergies

Jun 30, 10:01

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) expects its merger with Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) to create synergies, and both companies will be able to derive considerable...

TSMC chairman optimistic about ASE-SPIL merger

Jun 7, 22:06

Morris Chang, founder and chairman of pure-play foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), said at a recent company event that he is happy to see the merger deal reached...

Taiwan MOEA approves Micron-Inotera deal

Jun 3, 10:48

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has approved a planned merger between Micron Technology's Taiwan unit and Inotera Memories.

Digitimes Research: Merger brings more competitiveness to ASE, SPIL

May 30, 11:09

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have agreed to merge through the formation of a parent holding company, which would allow both...

MStar unit to complete merger with Ilitek on June 1

Stockwatch - Apr 15, 11:42

MStar Semiconductor through a wholly-owned subsidiary will complete its merger with ILI Technology (Ilitek) on June 1, 2016, according to a filing issued by its parent company MediaTek...

Ilitek says planned merger with MediaTek unit receives China approval

Stockwatch - Apr 12, 14:04

The planned acquisition of ILI Technology (Ilitek) by a unit of MediaTek has been given antitrust clearance by China's Ministry of Commerce, according to the fabless firm specializing...

Supply chain braces for possible merger of Vaio, Toshiba, Fujitsu PC units

Jan 28, 14:45

Japan-based PC brand vendors Vaio (previously Sony), Toshiba and Fujitsu reportedly are ready to merge their notebook businesses into a company, a move which will affect Taiwan-based...

ASE-SPIL merger might result in orders loss, says report

Jan 25, 21:51

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) acquisition of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will be a positive for other IC assembly and test services companies, according to...

DuPont, Dow agree to merge

Dec 14, 23:10

DuPont and Dow Chemical have jointly announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all-stock merger...

NCC gives green light to merger of Asia Pacific Telecom with Ambit Microsystems

Nov 5, 15:27

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on November 4 approved the merger with Ambit Microsystems proposed by 4G mobile communication operator Asia Pacific Telecom and investment...

Tsinghua Unigroup expresses interest in MediaTek

Nov 2, 21:30

China's state-backed technology conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup, which owns both Spreadtrum Communications and RDA Microelectronics, has expressed interest in merging its two chip...

Tsinghua Unigroup chairman Zhao Wei-Guo

M&A activity continues through uncertain business climate, says IC Insights

Sep 29, 10:01

In July 2015, IC Insights examined the huge surge of M&A activity in the IC industry during the first six months of 2015. In just the first half of 2015, announced semiconductor...

SPIL dismisses rumors about merger talks with three other backend houses

Sep 23, 11:14

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has dismissed rumors, saying it is not in talks for a share-swap merger with ChipMOS Technologies, King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and...

MediaTek looking to acquire Richtek

Sep 7, 22:04

MediaTek has disclosed plans to acquire an up to 51% stake in Richtek Technology, and is ultimately looking to buy 100% of the fellow Taiwan-based fabless IC firm.

richtek

Merger with Asustek unlikely, says Acer CEO

Sep 4, 10:41

In response to market watchers' suggestions that Asustek Computer should merge with Acer to create synergies and international competitiveness, Acer CEO Jason Chen emphasized that...

Samsung cuts Intel's semiconductor sales lead to 16% in 2Q15, says IC Insights

Aug 6, 15:30

Samsung's growth rate in the second quarter of 2015 put the company closer to catching Intel and becoming the world's leading semiconductor supplier, according to IC Insights.

Tsunami of M&A deals underway in 2015 chip industry, says IC Insights

Jul 30, 10:41

In just the first half of 2015 alone, announced semiconductor acquisition agreements had a combined total value of US$72.6 billion, which is nearly 6x the annual average for M&A...

Taiwan panel makers further down-talk merger possibilities

Jul 3, 12:17

Top representatives from both AU Optronics (AUO) and Innolux have further commented there is currently no likelihood the two will merge due to differentiation in market strategy,...

MediaTek declines to comment on merger rumors

Stockwatch - Jul 1, 20:02

MediaTek has posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) stating it was not the source of a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report indicating...

Motech aims at synergy from merger with Topcell Solar

Jun 16, 12:28

Solar cell maker Motech Industries formally merged with fellow maker Topcell Solar International on June 1, 2015 and aims to generate substantial synergy form the merger in 2015,...

MediaTek chairman urges government to actively support local chipmakers

Jun 15, 23:00

Mergers and acquisitions remain an effective strategy for chipmakers to be bigger to compete in the global marketplace, according to MediaTek chairman MK Tsai. For any chipmakers...

MK Tsai

China market: LED industry set for more merger deals in 2015

Jun 12, 15:07

The LED industry in China is expected to enter a new phase of consolidation in 2015 with combined merger and acquisition deals to reach over CNY20 billion (US$3.22 billion) in the...

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