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Power management semiconductor market rises 7% in 2014, says IHS

May 19, 22:16

After less-than-stellar market growth in 2013, the market for power management semiconductors surged in 2014. Even after a seasonal revenue decline of roughly 5% in the fourth quarter...

Applied, Tokyo Electron terminate merger deal

Apr 28, 14:32

Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron have agreed to terminate their merger plan, according to the companies. No termination fees will be payable by either party.

Two STATS ChipPAC subsidiaries in Taiwan merge

Apr 21, 21:04

IC testing house STATS ChipPAC Taiwan Semiconductor (SCT), a 52%-hold subsidiary of STATS ChipPAC, will complete its acquisition of STATS ChipPAC Taiwan, a wholly-owned subsidiary...

Everlight not considering merger with Edison, says chairman

Mar 18, 15:06

LED packaging service provider Everlight Electronics is not considering a merger with Taiwan-based Edison Opto in order to expand LED packaging capacity, according to Everlight chairman...

NXP-Freescale merger to result in global 8th-largest chipmaker, IHS says

Mar 18, 11:37

The recent acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor by NXP Semiconductors would catapult the merged entity into the world's eighth-largest chipmaker, positioning the newly minted giant...

Acer looks to stable smartphone business, says CEO

Jan 26, 16:35

Acer's smartphone business has not yet turned profitable, but it will continue to adopt a stable business model to look for business opportunities in the market, according to company...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Digitimes Research: TSMC SSL merger to enhance Epistar in the LED market

Jan 14, 23:15

Epistar has invested NT$825 million (US$25.94 million) to merge with TSMC Solid State Lighting (SSL), helping to enhance Epistar's capability in the lighting industry. Before the...

IoT-related M&A spending exceeds US$14 billion in 2014, says research firm

Jan 8, 14:05

Acquirers stepped up their activity in the Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace in 2014, spending approximately US$14.3 billion to acquire 60 companies in 2014. That spending is almost...

Taiwan notebook ODMs looking to expand medical electronics business

Dec 12, 12:03

In view of stagnant demand for notebooks, Taiwan-based notebook ODMs are turning to focus on strengthening their medical electronics business and are forming relationships with hospitals,...

Taiwan ODMs pushing into medical electronics industry

Cypress and Spansion to merge

Dec 2, 14:35

Cypress Semiconductor and Spansion have signed a definitive agreement to merge in an all-stock, tax-free transaction valued at approximately US$4 billion. The post-merger company...

ChipMOS Taiwan, Thailin to merge

Nov 13, 10:06

ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) announced on November 12 that its board of directors has approved a plan to merge its subsidiaries ChipMOS Taiwan and Thailin Semiconductor. The board...

BLU makers Forhouse, BriView complete merger

Oct 2, 18:45

BLU makers Forhouse and BriView, two associate companies under the AU Optronics (AUO) Group, officially completed their merger on October 1, with Forhouse as the surviving company...

Connector maker Aces to merge with MEC

Stockwatch - Sep 25, 11:33

Taiwan-based connector maker Aces Electronics, during a shareholder meeting on September 24, approved its merger with MEC, another Taiwan-based connector maker. The merger will complete...

Aces to merge with MEC and release new stocks

Stockwatch - Aug 7, 14:36

Taiwan-based connector maker Aces Electronics has announced a merger with MEC, also a Taiwan-based connector maker, and will release a total of 7,144,225 new stocks, worth NT$71.44...

More IC vendors to engage in merger or acquisition deals

Jul 25, 14:39

Following the recent announcement of the planned merger between FocalTech Systems and Orise Technology, more Taiwan-based touchscreen controller and LCD driver IC vendors are likely...

Vishay to acquire Capella Microsystems via tender offer

Newswatch - Jul 14, 09:59

Taiwan-based IC design house Capella Microsystems has signed a merger agreement with US-based semiconductor firm Vishay Intertechnology and its affiliated Vishay Taiwan, under which...

Digitimes Research: Epistar-Forepi merger to help stabilize LED industry

Jul 3, 16:20

Taiwan-based LED maker Epistar announced a merger with Formosa Epitaxy (Forepi) on June 30, 2014, with the former aiming to fully acquire the latter and become the surviving company...

Epistar to reach 15% GaN wafer capacity market share following FOREPI merger, says IHS

Jul 3, 15:36

Following the announcement on June 30 that Epistar is acquiring Formosa Epitaxy (FOREPI), Epistar will have over 400 MOCVD reactors including those from FOREPI's China subsidiaries,...

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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