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Compal Electronics, Compal Communications merge
  • Following the merger, Compal is looking to expand its business in the smartphone and tablet fields. Non-notebook product lines will account for more than 30% of company revenues in 2015.

    Last update: Thursday 28 November 2013 [8 news items]

Compal Electronics completes merger with subsidiary Compal Communications

Nov 28, 21:55

Notebook ODM Compal Electronics has announced its merger with Compal Communications after completing its tender offer to purchase a majority stake in the handset subsidiary.

Compal looking to ship 40 million notebooks in 2014

Nov 13, 22:05

Compal Electronics expects its notebook shipments to reach 40 million units in 2014, up slightly on year, with shipments of tablets to grow significantly to 15 million units, according...

Taiwan ODMs to ship estimated 111-127 million tablets in 2013

Nov 13, 14:54

Taiwan-based ODMs will ship an estimated 111-127 million tablets in 2013, increasing 30-69% from 75-85 million units shipped in 2012, according to Taiwan-based supply chain makers.

More handset ODMs likely to become targets for acquisition

Oct 1, 15:12

Taiwan-based handset ODMs including Arima Communications, Wistron NeWeb and FIH Mobile are likely to be the targets for acquisition after Compal Electronics announced its plans to...

Compal Electronics to absorb Compal Communications

Sep 30, 22:15

Taiwan-based notebook ODM Compal Electronics will acquire as much as 100% of the circulating shares of smartphone ODM Compal Communications at NT$50.80 (US$1.71) per share and then...

Inventec merger may trigger consolidation among notebook and handset ODMs

Aug 29, 14:33

Taiwan-based notebook and handset ODMs are likely heading for a new wave of industry consolidation taking cues from the successful merger between notebook maker Inventec and its associated...

Notebook ODMs integrating R&D resources to cut costs

Aug 26, 12:14

Notebook ODMs have recently started integrating their R&D resources from different departments and are using their idle capacity to develop tablets, smartphones or wearable devices,...

Apple plans to split orders to new suppliers

Jun 26, 22:10

Apple is planning to split its upstream orders among 2-3 makers instead of relying on only 1-2 major makers, in an effort to avoid the risk of placing all its eggs in one basket....

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