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UMC to terminate merger deal with Hejian

Nov 19, 01:05

United Microelectronics Corporation's (UMC) board of directors has decided to terminate the company's merger agreement with Hejian Technology, according to the Taiwan-based contract...

Verigy, LTX-Credence to merge

Nov 19, 01:00

Verigy and LTX-Credence on November 18 announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. The combined company, to be called Verigy, will feature a portfolio of...

UMC shares drop after reports of acquisition setback

Newswatch - Nov 18, 16:38

United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) saw its shares decline 1.3% to NT$14.70 (US$0.48) on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) during morning trading today (November 18), after a...

AUO declines comment on merger reports

Stockwatch - Nov 17, 01:10

AU Optronics (AUO) has declined to comment on a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report that it is planning to merge with fellow panel manufacturer Chunghwa Picture...

WPG completes merger with Yosun

Nov 16, 01:45

IC distributor WPG has officially merged with Yosun Industrial on November 15 and has begun operations on a paid-in capital of NT$14.53 billion (US$480 million). After the merger,...

SCSC denies reports of GET merger

Nov 12, 01:15

San Chih Semiconductor (SCSC) has denied reports of a merger with Green Energy Technology (GET). The two companies are both under the Tatong business group. SCSC pointed out that...

Dynapack-Celxpert merger postponed

Nov 2, 16:03

Taiwan-based notebook battery makers Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy were originally planning to complete their merger on December 31, but as the two firms are...

WPG to see 6-10% growth in 4Q10 sales

Oct 29, 01:55

IC distributor WPG Holdings expects fourth-quarter 2010 consolidated revenues to be between NT$71 billion (US$2.3 billion) and NT$74 billion, up 6-10% on quarter and hitting a company...

Inductor maker Chilisin reports decline in 3Q10 gross margin

Oct 20, 16:19

Inductor maker Chilisin Electronics has reported third-quarter 2010 consolidated revenues of NT$917 million (US$29.71 million), up 23% sequentially for a new quarterly record. However,...

Yosun to delist from TSE on November 15 for WPG merger

Newswatch - Oct 13, 14:26

IC distributor Yosun Industrial will be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on November 15, 2010, the date when its merger with WPG Group becomes effective. Trading of Yosun's...

CMI to merge Chi Mei Energy

Oct 1, 01:35

Chimei Innolux (CMI) will merge with Chi Mei Energy effective on November 1. Chi Mei Energy, a maker of thin-film solar modules, was originally under Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO),...

Taiwan notebook battery makers Dynapack, Celxpert to merge

Sep 29, 12:12

The respective boards of Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy on September 28 approved the merger of the two companies through a stock swap of 1:1.7, with Dynapack...

Wintek, Mildex deny merger rumors, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 24, 14:27

Wintek and fellow touch panel maker Mildex Optical have denied rumors reported by Economic Daily News (EDN) on September 24, indicating that Wintek will acquire Mildex.

Inventec, Flextronics reportedly considering merger, but both companies refute rumor

Sep 21, 01:40

Both Inventec and Flextronics have refuted market rumors that the two are in talks for a merger stating that the rumors are purely market speculation.

Grace names new president and CEO

Sep 14, 16:33

China's Grace Semiconductor has announced that its board of directors has approved the resignation of company president and CEO Ulrich Schumacher. The board decided to have executive...

FTC approves WPG-Yosun merger

Aug 13, 11:09

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has given a green light on the planned merger between two leading IC distributors, WPG Group and Yosun Industrial. The merger, which is to take...

Dynapack to merge with Celxpert

Aug 6, 14:42

Dynapack International Technology and Celxpert Energy, Taiwan's second and third-largest notebook battery makers respectively, will merge through a stock swap of one Dynapack share...

Forhouse to merge with Taiwan Nano on September 15

Aug 3, 13:59

The planned merger of Forhouse and Taiwan Nano Electro-Optical Technology, two LED backlight unit (BLU) makers under the AUO Group, has been approved by the government to take effect...

Chipbond 2Q10 revenues beat guidance

Jul 12, 16:45

Major Taiwan-based driver IC packaging and testing house Chipbond Technology saw revenues soar 83.5% sequentially in the second quarter of 2010. The significant rise was higher than...

CMI sees smooth merger, says CEO

Jun 30, 14:58

Chimei Innolux, which was formed in March through a merger of Chi Mei Optoelectrionics (CMO), Innolux Display and TPO Displays, has seen relatively smooth integration of the three...

FET to acquire 100% stake in Sparq for merger

Jun 28, 11:20

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, on June 25 announced it will have its wholly owned subsidiary, Yuan Cing Infocomm...

Driver IC packager Chipbond at almost full capacity on strong demand ahead of holiday season

Jun 23, 11:00

Chipbond Technology has revealed it is currently running at near full capacity for COF (chip-on-film) and COG (chip-on-glass), and utilization for bumping has risen to 85-90%. Customers...

Taiwan market: Time is not right for merger of WiMAX operators, says FET chairman

Jun 17, 11:36

Taiwan's six WiMAX operators may be willing to merge to expand their geographic coverage, but the market is not yet mature for mergers, according to Far EasTone Telecommunications...

Foundry revenues to grow 40% in 2010, says iSuppli

May 12, 11:53

After a year that was decidedly skewed by macroeconomic forces impacting the entire electronics value chain, pure-play foundry suppliers will see revenues jump by 39.5% this year...

UTAC reportedly joins race to buy EEMS plants in Singapore and China

May 10, 14:46

Singapore's United Test and Assembly Center (UTAC) has expressed its interest in EEMS's two plants in Singapore and Suzhou, China, which have also been eyed by Advanced Semiconductor...

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...

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,...

Renesas may integrate distribution networks

Newswatch - Apr 7, 16:10

Taiwan-based IC distributors for the former NEC Electronics and Renesas Technology may undergo consolidation of their distributed products for Renesas Electronics, formed as a result...

Chipbond completes merger with peer IST

Stockwatch - Apr 1, 15:21

LCD driver IC packaging house Chipbond Technology announced on April 1 the completion of its merger with International Semiconductor Technology (IST), with Chipbond being the surviving...

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...

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...

CMO, Innolux, TPO complete merger

Mar 19, 16:13

Chimei Innolux Corporation (CIC) - the entity merging Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), Innolux Display and TPO Displays - was officially established on March 18, with Hsing C Tuan,...

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...

Chimei Innolux to shake up LCD panel IC sector

Mar 15, 16:52

The birth of Chimei Innolux Corporation (CIC) is expected to shake up the LCD panel-related IC design sector, according to industry sources.

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