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  • Last update: Monday 14 July 2014 [167 news items]

Lextar to set up LED subsidiary in China

Feb 2, 15:55

LED epitaxial wafer maker Lextar Electronics, a subsidiary of AU Optronics (AUO), will invest US$20 million to set a subsidiary of its own in Suzhou, eastern China, according to...

HannStar Display swings to losses in 4Q09

Feb 2, 11:51

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel maker HannStar Display swung to an operating loss of NT$2.568 billion (US$80.3 million) and net loss of NT$4.304 billion in fourth-quarter 2009, partly...

CMO, Innolux and TPO set new merger schedule

Jan 29, 15:20

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), Innolux Display and TPO Displays have rescheduled their merger date for April 1, a month later than the date they last set, according to the companie...

Driver IC backend supply to tighten, says Chipbond chairman

Jan 27, 16:56

Fei-Jain Wu, chairman of driver-IC backend house Chipbond Technology, has predicted that demand for wafer probe testing will exceed supply in March 2010. Wu also believes a similar...

Chipbond chairman Fei-Jain Wu

Chipbond capex to more than double in 2010

Jan 26, 15:07

Chipbond Technology has set a capex goal of NT$1.5 billion (US$47 million) for 2010 compared to NT$700 million allocated for the previous year, according to company chairman Fei-Jain...

Shanghai government to invest in new HHNEC-GSMC 12-inch fab

Jan 22, 11:00

The Shanghai municipal government will invest 4.5 billion yuan (US$658.7 million) in a new 12-inch (300mm) wafer fab to be built by a joint venture of Hua Hong NEC (HHNEC) and Grace...

AUO reportedly headhunting talent from CMO

Jan 21, 15:01

AU Optronics (AUO) reportedly has set up an office in southern Taiwan to headhunt talent from Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) ahead of the rival LCD panel maker's merger with Innolux...

Chipbond, IST merger may complete ahead of schedule

Newswatch - Jan 20, 12:17

LCD driver IC packaging house Chipbond Technology has said its merger with International Semiconductor Technology (IST) may be finalized on April 1, 2010 at the earliest. The merger...

Chi Mei Corporation to merge with subsidiary, downsize capital

Jan 13, 16:25

Chi Mei Corporation, a producer of plastic resins and intermediate petrochemicals, will merge with its wholly owned subsidiary Chi Mei Specialty Chemicals in line with the ongoing...

CMO, Innolux, TPO merger moves ahead to March 1

Jan 12, 16:42

Taiwan-based Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), Innolux Display and TPO Displays on January 11 decided to push forward the official date for their merger from April 30, 2010 to March...

Innolux, CMO to hold board of directors meeting on January 6 for official merger approval

Jan 4, 12:50

Innolux Display and Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) will hold a board of directors meeting on January to officially approve the merger of the two companies on April 30, 2010.

PTI chairman denies merger rumors

Dec 30, 13:37

Powertech Technology (PTI) chairman DK Tsai has denied rumors that the memory IC packaging and testing house plans to merge with Orient Semiconductor Electronics (OSE), a memory card...

HHNEC-GSMC merger talks proceeding at slow pace

Dec 29, 15:58

Merger talks between Hua Hong NEC (HHNEC) and Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (GSMC), which have drawn active involvement from the Shanghai municipal government, are...

Chipbond-IST merger set to complete in June 2010

Stockwatch - Dec 28, 16:34

LCD driver IC packaging house International Semiconductor Technology (IST) has announced that its board of directors on December 25 approved a deal to merge with Chipbond Technology,...

Charterted, Globalfoundries set to merge foundry operations

Dec 22, 15:17

Singapore-based Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, which is scheduled to be delisted from the Nasdaq stock market on December 28, has begun to proceed with its merger with Globalfoundries...

Taiwan IC backend industry to see more consolidation in 2010, says TICP chairman

Dec 17, 16:22

The Taiwan IC packaging and testing industry will continue to consolidate in 2010, in the wake of Chipbond Technology's recently-announced merger with counterpart International Semiconductor...

AUO LED affiliates Lextar and LightHouse to merge

Dec 16, 11:07

Taiwan-based LED epitaxial wafer and chipmaker Lextar Electronics on December 15 announced its merger with SMD LED maker LightHouse Technology through a 1:1 stock swap, with the former...

CMO says price-fixing fine not to affect Innolux merger

Dec 11, 12:04

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) has said that its settlement with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) to resolve anti-trust allegations will not affect its plan to merge with Innolux...

IST merger to further lighten non-operating investment burden for Compal

Dec 8, 15:21

The merger of Chipbond Technology and International Semiconductor Technology (IST) is expected to help the Compal Group turn its investment in IST from a loss to profit, according...

Chipbond and IST announce merger

Dec 7, 17:00

Driver IC packaging houses Chipbond Technology and International Semiconductor Technology (IST) today (December 7) announced a merger through a stock swap.

Chipbond, IST deny merger rumors

Newswatch - Dec 2, 11:47

LCD driver IC packaging and testing houses Chipbond Technology and International Semiconductor Technology (IST) have both dismissed recent rumors that the two companies plan to merge...

CMO-Innolux merger schedule to be announced after Jan 6

Stockwatch - Dec 1, 16:54

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), in the wake of a report speculating that its merger with Innolux Display would take place earlier than expected, has stated that the schedule for the...

AUO rumored to announce merger with CPT on Friday

Dec 1, 11:34

The Taiwan market is buzzing with rumors that LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) will announce a merger with Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) on Friday, December 4, 2009. AUO has responded...

AUO vice chairman denies merger rumor of Lextar-LightHouse-Wellypower

Nov 27, 15:54

Market sources are speculating that AU Optronics (AUO) will have three of its subsidiaries - LED chipmakers Lextar Electronics and LightHouse Technology, and CCFL maker Wellypower...

HB Chen, vice chairman of AUO and chairman of Lextar and Wellypower

Yosun stocks surge on speculation of WPG acquisition

Newswatch - Nov 27, 15:15

Stock of IC distributor Yosun Industrial saw trading volumes top 37,000 on November 26, hitting the company's record, on market speculation WPG Holdings is looking to acquire the...

TPO president to return to Compal as global COO

Nov 26, 16:06

TPO Displays CEO and president William Chang will return to Compal Electronics as global chief operating officer (COO) after the merger of TPO, Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) and Innolux...

TPO CEO and president William Chang

IC designers AAT, APEC and ILI to benefit from Innolux-CMO merger

Newswatch - Nov 25, 16:41

Taiwan-based IC design houses Advanced Analog Technology (AAT), Advanced Power Electronics Corporation (APEC) and ILI Technology are expected to see increased orders from Innolux...

AUO executive says company may benefit from Innolux-CMO-TPO merger

Nov 24, 10:47

AU Optronics (AUO) may benefit from the merger of Innolux Display, Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) and TPO Displays, as system and component makers who are currently not in the Foxconn...

Boards of directors of CMO, Innolux, TPO approve 3-in-1 merger

Nov 24, 10:27

Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO), Innolux Display, and TPO Displays have announced that their board of directors have approved the merger of the three companies in an all-stock transaction...

Innolux, CMO, TPO to hold board meeting to discuss merger

Nov 20, 16:55

Innolux Display, Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) and TPO Displays have agreed to call a board meeting on November 20 to discuss details of the merger of the three companies, according...

Innolux-CMO merger to benefit Novatek

Newswatch - Nov 17, 17:10

The merger of Innolux Display and Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) is expected to help Taiwan-based large-size LCD driver IC design house Novatek Microelectronics land more orders from...

Innolux-CMO merger likely to send CPT, HannStar focusing more on small- to medium-size LCD panel market

Nov 16, 16:28

Chunghwa Picture Tubes (CPT) and HannStar Display are likely to focus more on the small- to medium-size LCD panel market, as the large-size market is expected to see keener competition...

CMO-Innolux merger to revamp supply chain, say Taiwan equipment makers

Nov 16, 16:26

With the upstream industry becoming more consolidated, the trend is expected to vertically integrate their supply chain, according to Taiwan-based LCD equipment makers, which have...

CMO merger speculation fuels share price growth

Nov 13, 17:44

Rumors have circulated that Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) is in merger talks with AU Optronics (AUO) or Innolux Display. All companies have dismissed the rumors.

WPG denies move to acquire Yosun

Stockwatch - Oct 13, 17:01

IC distributor WPG Holdings has clarified that it has made no moves to acquire Yosun Industrial, in the wake of media reports claiming the two companies had reached a stock-swap merger...

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