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  • Last update: Wednesday 18 March 2015 [179 news items]

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...

Innolux, TPO announce merger

Oct 6, 16:33

Innolux Display and TPO Displays have announced a merger deal through a share swap to strengthen competitiveness in the small- to medium-size LCD panel market.

Innolux reportedly close to take over TPO

Oct 2, 15:06

Taiwan-based LCD panel maker Innolux Display reportedly is close to take over TPO Display, with the two sides in talks over a stock-swap acquisition deal, according to a Chinese-language...

New Chartered-Globalfoundries entity becomes top-2 pure-play foundry in 1H09, says iSuppli

Sep 9, 10:31

The acquisition of Singapore-based Chartered Semiconductor by Globalfoundries over the Labor Day weekend has catapulted the company into the number-two position among pure-play foundries...

Commentary: Chartered takeover price is almost TSMC capex for 2 years

Sep 8, 16:38

Morris Chang might have been surprised to learn that Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing will be sold to Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) for a high price of US$3.9...

Globalfoundries co-owner ATIC to acquire Chartered

Sep 7, 14:19

Advanced Technology Investment Company (ATIC) - a technology investment company wholly owned by the government of Abu Dhabi - and Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing have jointly...

Small- to medium-sized solar wafer makers in China seeking mergers to enhance competitiveness

Sep 2, 10:31

Small- to medium-sized solar-grade wafer makers in China are seeking to form mutual strategic alliances to enhance their competitiveness with large makers, according to industry sources...

HHNEC and GSMC proposed 12-inch fab placed on hold again

Aug 6, 12:16

Long-proposed plans for China-based wafer foundries Hua Hong NEC (HHNEC) and Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (GSMC) to jointly set up a 300mm (12-inch) fab has reportedly...

Tzu-Yin Chiu, president and CEO of HHNEC

Wintek to close sales site in France

Jul 30, 16:35

Wintek has announced plans close its sales site in France in order to reduce operating costs and integrate resources, according to the company. After the merger, Wintek will only...

IC distributor Yosun subsidiaries to merge

Jul 8, 17:02

Taiwan-based IC distributor Yosun Industrial's subsidiaries Siltrontech Electronics and Lipers will merge in 2010 at the earliest, according to Siltrontech spokesperson Pu Chi-Shih...

Realtek to acquire China-based Actions Semiconductor, says paper

Newswatch - Jul 6, 16:51

Realtek Semiconductor is looking to acquire China-based digital media player chip designer Actions Semiconductor via a share swap, according to a Chinese language United Daily...

CSR and SiRF complete merger

Jun 30, 11:02

CSR and SiRF Technology have completed the merger between SiRF and a wholly-owned subsidiary of CSR, creating a leading pure-play provider of connectivity and...

SPIL to merge with wholly-owned investment subsidiary

Newswatch - Jun 26, 14:38

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) plans to merge with its 100%-owned subsidiary, Siliconware Investment Company, in order to simplify the group's structure and reduce its management...

PCB maker Unimicron to merge with PPT

Jun 11, 17:18

PCB makers Unimicron Technology and Phoenix Precision Technology (PPT) have agreed to merge, with the effective merger date tentatively set for December 1, 2009. The company name...

PSC expects Renesas-NEC merger to bring more cooperation for subsidiaries

Apr 29, 12:20

Frank Huang, chairman of Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), has said that he believes the merger of Renesas Technology and NEC Electronics will generate larger cooperation...

IC designer Sonix says no merger with Pixart

Newswatch - Apr 20, 14:11

Sonix Technology has denied rumors saying that it may work with Quanta Computer or merge with Pixart Imaging for entering the touch screen market.

Renesas and NEC merger expected to benefit Taiwan IC distributors

Newswatch - Apr 17, 15:50

Japan-based NEC Electronics is speculated to merge with Renesas Technology, to become the biggest microcontroller unit (MCU) supplier worldwide, according to market sources.

Asustek reportedly considering merger of Eee PC and notebook departments

Mar 12, 12:02

Asustek Computer is considering consolidating its Eee PC and notebook departments to help increase efficiency and decrease the management costs for the two departments, according...

LCD panel makers AUO and CMO deny merger plan

Feb 24, 16:46

Leading Taiwan TFT-LCD panel makers AU Optronics (AUO) and Chi Mei Optoelectronics (CMO) have dismissed a Korean media report that said they were holding merger talks.

Merger of China foundries HHNEC and GSMC likely soon

Jan 14, 11:28

With the current president and CEO of Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (GSMC) said to have been charged in a bribery case, industry sources in China have speculated that...

Inotera-MeiYa Technology merger reportedly to finalize during Micron visit

Dec 15, 11:14

Rumors have circulated that talks on a merger with Inotera Memories and MeiYa Technology will be finalized during a low-profile visit by Mark Durcan, president and COO of Micron Technology...

China foundries HHNEC and GSMC expected to finalize merger talks next month

Dec 1, 15:16

Shanghai Integrated Circuit Industry Association (SICA), a semi-official government organization in China, has claimed that local foundries Hua Hong NEC (HHNEC) and Grace Semiconductor...

Chartered CEO: No merger talks for now

Nov 21, 10:07

Song-Hwee Chia, CEO of Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, has denied that his current visit to Taiwan is aimed at any merger talks, but he has not ruled out the possibility of...

Chartered CEO

Chartered CEO said to be coming to Taiwan for merger talks

Nov 13, 11:38

Song-Hwee Chia, CEO of Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing, is scheduled to pay a low-profile visit to Taiwan next week, with speculation abounding that he will be in talks for...

Chartered
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