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ASE-SPIL merger
  • A proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has yet to receive approval from the US and China.

    Last update: Friday 18 November 2016 [26 news items]

ASE-SPIL merger still under review in China and US

Nov 18, 14:22

A proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) is still being reviewed by anti-trust authorities in China and the US...

Taiwan FTC OKs ASE-SPIL merger

Nov 17, 10:12

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has approved the proposed merger between Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL).

Taiwan FTC to hold public hearing on ASE-SPIL merger

Oct 13, 14:29

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has said it will arrange a public hearing on Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) planned merger with Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL)...

ASE, SPIL vow to execute joint share-swap deal

Jun 27, 13:54

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) now expect to start the execution of a joint share-exchange MoU reached between the two companies...

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 will continue to work on planned strategic alliance with Foxconn, says chairman

Oct 16, 16:00

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), which has failed to get enough support from its shareholders for a share-swap deal with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry),...

SPIL fails to gain shareholder approval for tie-up with Foxconn

Oct 15, 14:38

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has failed to gain the required support from shareholders for two resolutions that were necessary for SPIL to carry out a proposed share-swap...

SPIL employees rally in Taichung

Court dismisses legal action filed by ASE against SPIL

Oct 14, 11:40

A district court in Taiwan has dismissed a legal action filed by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to seek an injunction to prevent Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL)...

SPIL will seek approval for a proposed a strategic alliance with Foxconn

ASE seeking court injunction on SPIL shareholders meeting

Oct 5, 16:11

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is seeking an injunction from a Taiwan court to prevent Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) from holding a provisional shareholders meeting...

ASE argues SPIL shares offered to Foxconn at low price

Sep 29, 20:30

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has argued that the implied price of Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) new shares to be issued and sold to Foxconn Electronics (Hon...

SPIL to seek shareholders approval for stock-swap deal with Foxconn

Sep 29, 15:24

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will hold a shareholders meeting on October 15, seeking approval for an increase in the company's authorized share capital and its planned...

ASE opposes SPIL-Foxconn tie-up

Sep 24, 10:16

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has issued a statement expressing its opposition to Siliconware Precision Industries' (SPIL) share-swap deal with Foxconn Electronics (Hon...

ASE obtains 25% SPIL shares

Sep 23, 11:28

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) announced on September 22 it has purchased 25% shares of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), achieving its acquisition goal.

SPIL dismisses rumors about merger talks with three other backend houses

Sep 23, 11:14

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has dismissed rumors, saying it is not in talks for a share-swap merger with ChipMOS Technologies, King Yuan Electronics Company (KYEC) and...

SPIL employees protest against ASE takeover bid

Sep 18, 16:16

In Taiwan, over 200 employees of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) rallied in front of the Ministry of Labor (MOL) headquarters on September 18, expressing concerns that their...

Over 200 SPIL employees protest against ASE takeover bid

ASE acquisition of SPIL shares reaches required minimum

Sep 18, 15:25

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced that its acquisition of the Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) common shares and ADRs (American depositary receipts) already...

SPIL finds more reasons to partner with Foxconn, says Lin

Sep 17, 11:19

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) believes that its vertical alliance with Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will generate better outcomes than a horizontal alliance...

The chairmen of Foxconn and SPIL present

Foxconn, SPIL to complete share exchange on December 1

Sep 16, 12:16

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) are scheduled to hold a press conference on September 16 to announce that the pair has...

ASE chairman urges Taiwan companies to unite to face challenges from China supply chain

Sep 3, 10:36

Taiwan-based companies should work together to confront the challenges posed by the rise of China's IT supply chain, according to Jason Chang, chairman for Advanced Semiconductor...

ASE chairman Jason Chang

Amkor positive about consolidation within IC backend sector

Sep 3, 10:15

The IC packaging and testing sector will continue its trend toward consolidation, and Amkor Technology is positive about such development, according to Mike Liang, president of Amkor...

Mike Liang, president of Amkor Taiwan

SPIL looks to effective results of SiP packaging development with Foxconn

Sep 2, 11:22

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) expects its strategic partnership with Foxconn Electronics for developing SiP (system-in-package) packaging technology to begin bearing fruit...

SPIL chairman Bough Lin

SPIL, Foxconn to form strategic partnership to fend off ASE acquisition bid

Aug 31, 13:58

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has announced that it has reached an agreement with Foxconn Electronics to form a strategic partnership through share swaps.

SPIL receives tender offer from ASE

Aug 26, 15:25

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) on August 25 announced it has received notice of an unsolicited tender offer by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to buy a major stake...

Commentary: ASE purchase of SPIL shares is positive

Aug 25, 16:18

Plans by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to buy up to 25% of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) for an amount likely exceeding NT$30 billion (US$919 million) may be...

TSMC stays neutral on ASE's bid for SPIL shares

Aug 24, 22:10

TSMC would not comment on Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) recently-announced bid to take up a major stake in Siliconware Precision (SPIL), according to the contract chip...

ASE seeking to buy up to 25% stake in SPIL

Aug 24, 11:04

Semiconductor assembly and test company Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is not seeking involvement in the operation of Siliconware Precision (SPIL) despite its bid to take...

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