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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

UMC and ASE willing to seek partnerships in 2009 while TSMC, PTI and SPIL have no merger plans

Nov 3, 12:05

With the semiconductor market expected to shrink in 2009, the market may see more strategic alliances and consolidation. Commenting on merger potential in the industry, Taiwan semiconductor...

AUO says to merger off Qisda's TV department

Sep 11, 17:12

Recent market rumors are indicating that LCD panel maker AU Optronics (AUO) and affiliate Qisda are in talks about AUO taking more control of Qidsa's TV business.

TDK and Epcos merger makes for an even more formidable passive component player

Aug 6, 01:00

Epcos AG, a leading manufacturer of electronic components, modules and systems headquartered in Germany, recently announced its agreement to merge with TDK Corporation, an electronics...

merger of TDK and Epcos

Wistron NeWeb braces for rosy 2H on Sirius-XM merger

Jul 30, 14:32

The business outlook for Taiwan-based satellite telecommunications device maker Wistron NeWeb (WNC) in the second half of 2008 now looks more rosy following the recent approval by...

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