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  • Last update: Friday 12 December 2014 [174 news items]

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...

MediaTek-MStar merger to have impact on existing suppliers

Jun 26, 12:37

The planned merger between MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor is expected to vertically integrate their supply chain. However, some market watchers speculate MediaTek will take over...

Commentary: MediaTek, MStar reach merger deal in fast manner; highlighting difficulties of Taiwan IC design industry

Jun 26, 01:00

Although the proposal by MediaTek to merge with rival MStar Semiconductor comes as a big surprise to Taiwan's IC design industry, MediaTek chairman MK Tsai and his counterpart Wayne...

MediaTek to merge with MStar

Jun 22, 16:14

MediaTek has announced plans to merge with fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor following the completion of its tender offer to buy a portion of MStar shares.

Possible Micron-Elpida merger could rock DRAM market to its core, says IHS

Feb 16, 11:42

A possible merger between US firm Micron Technology and Japan's Elpida Memories has the potential to dramatically redraw the competitive landscape of the DRAM space, yielding a new...

Micron to buy US$500 million worth of Elpida shares, says report

Newswatch - Jan 30, 11:29

Micron Technology reportedly will spend at least US$500 million to buy a stake in Japan rival Elpida Memory, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report...

Hua Hong, Grace complete merger

Jan 2, 15:49

Hua Hong Semiconductor and Grace Semiconductor, China's second- and third-largest contract chipmakers, have jointly announced the completion of a merger between the two companies...

Europe solar firms reportedly looking to Asia for funds

Sep 13, 11:44

Several Europe-based solar module and system companies have started approaching Asian investors with an aim to boost their working capital and their partnerships, according to market...

Integration of Japan makers seen as healthy move for small- to mid-size panel industry

Sep 1, 14:28

Japan's attempts to integrate resources of the country's small- to medium-size panels would benefit the development of the global panel industry, but there are challenges ahead for...

Tera Xtal, Alpha crystal change stock swap ratio

Aug 1, 11:30

Taiwan-based sapphire wafer maker Tera Xtal Technology and sapphire ingot maker Alpha Crystal Technology (ACTC) originally signed on July 7 for the former to combine the latter through...

Taiwan WiMAX operators seeking merger

Jun 1, 14:48

The six WiMAX operators in Taiwan have faced the common problem of difficulty to increase the number of subscribers and, to solve the problem, four of them have been talking about...

MediaTek looks to restructure, sources claim

Apr 25, 15:28

MediaTek is planning to initiate a shake-up of its corporate structure as the company strives to achieve better individual specialization and further increase its operational efficiency,...

MediaTek headquarters at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP)

Cal-Comp, Min Aik unaffected by WD-Hitachi GST merger, Japan earthquake

Mar 22, 11:00

Taiwan-based hard disk drive (HDD) component maker Cal-Comp Electronics and its Thailand-based counterpart Min Aik Technology have not been substantially influenced by Western Digital's...

AT&T/T-Mobile merger makes US market entry harder for second-tier equipment and device suppliers, say Taiwan makers

Mar 22, 10:51

AT&T's merger acquisition of T-Mobile US will result in the dominance of the US mobile telecom market by AT&T and Verizon Wireless, and the situation will render it more difficult...

UMC to buy Hejian shares for US$87 million

Stockwatch - Mar 17, 15:57

Taiwan-based pure-play foundry United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) plans to acquire an up to 30% stake in its China-based counterpart Hejian Technology, with a total transaction...

MediaTek, Ralink to merge via share swap

Mar 16, 16:05

MediaTek on March 16 announced that the company has finalized its merger agreement with Ralink Technology through a share swap of one share for 3.15 shares of Ralink, making MediaTek...

Elpida looking to team up with Taiwan counterparts, says CEO

Feb 25, 01:50

Elpida Memory president and CEO Yukio Sakamoto has admitted that the company is approaching Taiwan-based Powerchip Technology and ProMOS Technologies with a view of forming a competitive...

AUO subsidiary Darwin to merge with BriView

Feb 25, 01:25

AU Optronics (AUO) backlight unit (BLU) subsidiary Darwin Precisions has announced plans to merge with BriView Electronics, also a subsidiary of AUO, with a exchange ratio of one...

BLU maker Forhouse to build R&D center

Feb 21, 11:58

Backlight unit (BLU) maker Forhouse has unveiled plans to invest NT$90 million (US$3.07 million) to build a R&D center at the Hsinchu Science Park (HSP), northern Taiwan.

InfoExplorer to merge with two fellow companies

Feb 8, 16:54

InfoExplorer, a Taiwan-based information system developer and IT management consultant, will merge with Taiwan-based fellow companies e-ToYou International and International Integrated...

Asustek expects a slight drop in 1Q11 revenues

Jan 25, 01:10

Asustek Computer CFO David Chang recently pointed out that the company's revenues in the fourth quarter of 2010 met expectation though total was not a record as hoped. As for the...

Commentary: Broadcom-Ralink merger rumors reflect history of relentless consolidation of Taiwan wireless industry

Jan 14, 16:12

News of Ralink being targeted for acquisition has never stopped ever since the company's preparation to go public to its being actually listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE)....

Taiwan government promises to review China investment policy for panel makers

Dec 29, 01:10

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) has indicated that the government will conduct a review regarding the restrictive policies governing panel makers' investments such as...

ProMOS, Powerchip claim no knowledge of reported DRAM tie-up with Elpida

Newswatch - Dec 27, 10:40

Powerchip Technology and ProMOS Technologies have both said the companies had no advance warning or knowledge about Japan-based Elpida Memory's plans to launch talks on capital tie-ups...

Dynapack and Celxpert cancel merger plans

Dec 16, 15:08

Taiwan-based notebook battery makers Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy, on December 15, announced the cancellation of their merger plans and will void their stock...

Ardentec denies merger with STATS ChipPAC

Stockwatch - Dec 3, 12:35

Wafer probing service provider Ardentec has denied a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report indicating STATS ChipPAC has approached it to discuss a merger, according...

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