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Taiwan FTC terminates ASE-SPIL takeover bid

Mar 24, 11:17

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to terminate its review of an application submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire additional Siliconware...

ASE looking to form industrial holding company

Mar 18, 11:08

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, which already holds 25% of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), has announced the failure of its tender offer for another 24.71% stake in SPIL...

ASE orders equipment worth NT$1.72 billion

Stockwatch - Mar 16, 11:09

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced three purchases of machinery equipment for a total of about NT$1.72 billion (US$52.6 million) from Kulicke & Soffa, Besi...

TICP eyeing return to profits

Mar 14, 10:59

Taiwan IC Packaging (TICP) expects to return to profitability in the second half of 2016. TICP swung to net losses of NT$110 million (US$3.37 million) in 2015 from profits of NT$62...

ASE bid for controlling stake in SPIL could fail

Mar 11, 11:04

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) might fail to gain a controlling stake in Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), if it cannot win antitrust approval in Taiwan by the deadline...

Chipbond sees order visibility through 2Q16, says report

Newswatch - Mar 10, 15:30

Packaging and testing company Chipbond Technology's order visibility has improved and extended to the end of the second quarter, thanks to a substantial pick-up in demand for LCD...

Toshiba reportedly to sell stake in Taiwan backend houses

Newswatch - Mar 9, 10:56

Toshiba reportedly plans to sell all or a portion of its shares in Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering, according to recent reports from Taiwan's...

ASE, SPIL report decreased February revenues

Mar 8, 14:52

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported on-year decreases of 7.0% and 3.6%, respectively, in consolidated revenues...

ASE, SPIL report decreased January revenues

Feb 15, 22:12

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported sequential decreases of 1.7% and 4.3%, respectively, in January consolidated...

PTI reports decreased January revenues

Stockwatch - Feb 6, 14:30

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported January consolidated revenues of NT$3.83 billion (US$115.3 million), down 3.7% on month.

ASE extends tender offer period to acquire more SPIL shares

Stockwatch - Feb 5, 11:32

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced it is extending the expiration date of its tender offer for more SPIL common shares traded in Taipei and the NYC until 15:30...

PTI to increase capex for 2016

Feb 3, 15:56

IC backend service company Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its capex to reach between NT$10 billion (US$299 million) and NT$12 billion in 2016, compared with the NT$7-8 billion...

PTI nets NT$5.20 per share for 2015

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 12:26

Memory backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported net profits of NT$5.04 billion (US$150.4 million) for 2015, up 13.9% on year and hitting the highest levels in five...

ASE says planned buyout of SPIL gets anti-trust approval in Korea, Germany

Feb 2, 15:55

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has received clearance from anti-trust authorities in South Korea and Germany for its intended buyout of Siliconware Precision Industries...

ASE expects to post sequential revenue growth through 4Q16

Feb 1, 22:27

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will manage to post sequential revenue growth through the last quarter of 2016, according to company CFO Joseph Tung.

Inventory correction near end, says SPIL chairman

Feb 1, 16:15

Inventory correction in the IC industry supply chain is near its end, according to Bough Lin, chairman for packaging and testing company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL). If...

ASE posts 19% profit decline in 2015 despite record revenues

Feb 1, 10:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported net profits for 2015 declined 18.8% to NT$19.19 billion (US$576.2 million), with EPS coming to NT$2.51 compared with NT$3.07...

SPIL swings to loss in 4Q15

Jan 29, 16:05

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) slipped into the red in the fourth quarter of 2015, with revenues falling 3.1% from a year earlier.

ChipMOS shareholders approve Tsinghua investment

Jan 29, 10:55

Shareholders of ChipMOS Technologies have approved the company's plan to sell a 25% stake to China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup. ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) has announced that...

SPIL seeing orders shift away

Jan 28, 10:07

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has seen some of its clients shift orders to other OSAT companies, and estimated more than NT$30 billion (US$893 million) worth of orders will...

ASE-SPIL merger might result in orders loss, says report

Jan 25, 21:51

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) acquisition of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will be a positive for other IC assembly and test services companies, according to...

ChipMOS Bermuda, ChipMOS Taiwan to merge

Jan 22, 09:55

ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) has announced plans to merge with its 58.3%-owned subsidiary ChipMOS Technologies (ChipMOS Taiwan), with ChipMOS Taiwan to be the surviving company.

SPIL engineer probed over suspected data theft

Jan 21, 11:06

Taiwan's Investigation Bureau has received a request from Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) to investigate an engineer suspected of stealing confidential company data.

ASE, SPIL set to report robust profits for 2015

Jan 20, 14:44

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is expected to see its 2015 profits hit the second-highest level in the company's history, while fellow packaging and testing company Siliconware...

PTI shareholders approve planned investment from Tsinghua Unigroup

Jan 15, 14:28

Shareholders of Powertech Technology (PTI), a Taiwan-based memory backend specialist, have approved a private placement plan to raise additional capital at a provisional meeting on...

PTI 2016 revenues to rise 10%, says report

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 22:22

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) is expected to report revenue growth of 10% for 2016, thanks to brisk orders from Micron Technology and Toshiba, according...

SPIL says share price undervalued in ASE new bid

Jan 8, 10:18

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has argued that the price offered by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) for a further stake in the company is too low.

ASE revenues fall 18% in December

Jan 7, 21:12

IC packaging and testing house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$21.53 billion (US$645.5 million) for December 2015, down 17.9% on...

SPIL December revenues increase

Jan 5, 21:24

Packaging and testing house Silicon Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$6.93 billion (US$209 million) for December 2015, representing increases of...

ASE says bid for more SPIL shares to take place as scheduled

Dec 29, 11:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has maintained that its plan to buy an additional 24.71% stake in SPIL through a tender offer will be carried out as scheduled.

SPIL to evaluate ASE acquisition proposal

Stockwatch - Dec 28, 23:02

Taiwan-based Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has canceled a scheduled provisional shareholder meeting to seek approval for its planned alliance with China's Tsinghua Unigroup,...

ASE dismisses speculation about Ardentec acquisition

Stockwatch - Dec 28, 16:22

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) dismissing a Chinese-language Commercial Times report indicating Ardentec...

No justification for ASE to take over SPIL, says SPIL

Dec 24, 13:41

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has responded to Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) latest offer for the company saying SPIL does not see any justification for ASE...

ASE seeking to buy another 25% stake in SPIL

Dec 23, 11:51

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), which has already purchased 25% shares of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), has announced new plans to acquire another 25% stake in...

PTI buys equipment for NT$624 million

Stockwatch - Dec 22, 17:09

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology has purchased a batch of electrical and engineering equipment and facilities from Jiu Han Engineering for about NT$624 million (US$19...

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