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MediaTek, MStar to merge
  • MediaTek has announced plans to merge with fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor following the completion of its tender offer to buy a portion of MStar shares. MediaTek said it expects to complete the merger process in early 2013.

    Last update: Thursday 6 December 2012 [10 news items]

MediaTek, MStar postpone merger closing date pending regulatory approvals

Dec 6, 21:25

MediaTek's proposed merger with MStar Semiconductor has not obtained regulatory approvals by the antitrust authorities in China and Korea, and therefore will be completed at a later...

MediaTek acquires 53% of outstanding MStar shares; to proceed with merger deal

Aug 10, 16:34

MediaTek has acquired a total of 282.37 million shares, or 53%, of MStar Semiconductor's outstanding shares through a tender offer, meeting the requirements to proceed with the merger...

MediaTek may target networking chip vendors for further acquisitions, say sources

Jun 27, 15:32

MediaTek may target networking chip vendors for its next acquisition moves after making a merger deal with rival MStar Semiconductor recently, according to industry sources.

Digitimes Research: Merger with MStar to boost MediaTek presence in digital TV segment

Jun 26, 12:40

MediaTek's planned merger with MStar Semiconductor will help MediaTek expand its presence in the digital TV-chip market, as well as enhancing its capability in the ever increasing...

MediaTek-MStar merger to have impact on existing suppliers

Jun 26, 12:37

The planned merger between MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor is expected to vertically integrate their supply chain. However, some market watchers speculate MediaTek will take over...

Commentary: MediaTek, MStar reach merger deal in fast manner; highlighting difficulties of Taiwan IC design industry

Jun 26, 01:00

Although the proposal by MediaTek to merge with rival MStar Semiconductor comes as a big surprise to Taiwan's IC design industry, MediaTek chairman MK Tsai and his counterpart Wayne...

MediaTek to merge with MStar

Jun 22, 16:14

MediaTek has announced plans to merge with fellow IC design company MStar Semiconductor following the completion of its tender offer to buy a portion of MStar shares.

MediaTek, MStar strengthening R&D efforts on smartphones

Jun 11, 11:25

MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor both have recently restructured their R&D teams to focus on the development of smartphones, while down-sizing the R&D units for feature phones,...

Division of work still common in industry supply chain: Q&A with Simon Segars of ARM

Jun 5, 15:01

Digitimes recently had the opportunity to talk with Simon Segars, executive VP and GM of ARM's physical IP division, about market trends and development, and how ARM responds...

Simon Segars, executive VP and GM of ARM's physical IP division

Commentary: MediaTek takes up Ralink to strengthen Wi-Fi solution capability

Mar 17, 14:13

It had been widely known that Ralink Technology was thinking to sell off its company before March 17's announcement of a MediaTek-Ralink merger. But it still comes as a surprise to...

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