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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...

SPIL responds to ASE offer

Dec 21, 16:07

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has confirmed on December 14 that the company received a proposal submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire all outstanding...

Should Taiwan open its IC design industry to China capital?

Dec 14, 23:28

Taiwan has come to a turning point as whether it should open its IC design industry to China investment. The issue arises now as China-based Tsinghua Unigroup wants to buy a 25% stake...

ASE proposes to acquire all SPIL shares

Dec 14, 23:03

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has proposed to acquire all outstanding shares of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) for NT$55 (US$1.67) each. ASE currently holds a...

Tsinghua Unigroup looking to buy stakes in SPIL and ChipMOS

Dec 14, 10:54

China's state-controlled Tsinghua Unigroup plans to spend a total of about US$2 billion to acquire stakes in ChipMOS Technologies Taiwan and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL)...

TSMC to provide backend InFO packaging technology for Apple chips, says report

Newswatch - Dec 11, 10:48

TSMC is scheduled to move its integrated fan-out (InFO) wafer-level packaging technology to volume production in the second quarter of 2016. Apple will be among the first wave of...

ASE, SPIL report decreased November revenues

Dec 8, 10:53

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported sequential decreases of 5.4% and 4.2% respectively in November consolidated...

TSMC to dispose of Xintec shares

Nov 30, 22:59

TSMC has announced plans to sell its 5.1% ownership of Xintec. The 5.1% Xintec ownership is part of the 10.2% Xintec ownership TSMC obtained from its purchase of OmniVision Technologies'...

Commentary: Taiwan IC backend firms facing challenge from fast expanding China competitors

Nov 26, 16:23

A recent media report indicating that China-based Jiangsu Changjing Electronics Technology (JCET) has landed SiP (system-in-package) module orders from Apple could serve as a warning...

ASE to expand workforce at Chungli facility

Nov 26, 10:22

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will expand the workforce at its manufacturing site in Chungli, northern Taiwan to 15,000 from the current 9,000, as sales generated from...

China firm reportedly lands SiP device orders from Apple

Nov 25, 13:56

Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology (JCET), China's largest semiconductor packaging and test services provider, has reportedly grabbed assembly orders for SiP (system-in-package)...

Taiwan semiconductor production value to rise 4% in 2016, says IEK

Nov 18, 11:14

Taiwan's semiconductor industries are expected to generate total production value of NT$2.34 trillion (US$71.3 billion) in 2016, up 4.1% on year, according to the Industrial Economics...

ASE October revenues rise 5% on year

Nov 9, 22:28

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced consolidated revenues of NT$27.75 billion (US$846.2 million) for October 2015, representing a 4.6% on-year increase but a 1.9%...

SPIL to form joint investment business with three other chipmakers

Nov 6, 14:37

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has disclosed plans to form a joint investment business with three other Taiwan-based chipmakers. The joint investment entity will mainly invest...

SPIL October revenues rise 1.5%

Nov 6, 10:40

Packaging and testing company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$7.07 billion (US$217.62 million) for October 2015, up 1.5% sequentially...

Demand key to driving 2016 semiconductor market, says ASE COO

Nov 5, 11:43

The 2016 semiconducor market will be all about demand, according to Tien Wu, COO for IC backend house Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE).

ASE COO Tien Wu

ASE to grow revenues from Korea, says company COO

Nov 3, 11:03

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is looking to grow revenues generated from the market in Korea, where the Taiwan-based IC backend house has invested US$1 billion in building...

Tsinghu Unigroup to buy 25% stake in PTI for NT$19.4 billion

Nov 2, 11:02

China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup will invest a total of NT$19.4 billion (US$598 million) in Powertech Technology (PTI) through private placement, according to the Taiwan-based...

ChipMOS to expand business in China

Nov 2, 10:39

Acknowledging robust demand from China-based panel makers including BOE Technology and China Star Optoelectronics Technology (CSOT), LCD driver IC backend houses such as ChipMOS Technologies...

Brisk SiP shipments buoying EMS operation, says ASE

Oct 30, 11:01

The average utilization rate of Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) IC ATM (assembly test and material) operation is expected to fall 4-6% sequentially in the fourth quarter...

ASE CFO Joseph Tung

Amkor posts revenue and profit decreases in 3Q15

Oct 29, 15:40

Packaging and testing company Amkor Technology has announced net profits of US$28 million, or US$0.12 per share, on revenues of US$734 million for the third quarter ended September...

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