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Micron in talks to acquire Elpida
  • Micron Technology has confirmed it is engaged in discussions with Elpida Memory's trustees to acquire the bankrupt chipmaker. The possible merger of Micron and Elpida will help to restore a healthier supply-demand balance to the DRAM industry.

    Last update: Monday 2 July 2012 [11 news items]

Powerchip sells Rexchip shares to Micron

Stockwatch - Jul 2, 15:06

Powerchip Technology has issued two separate filings announcing its shareholdings in Rexchip Electronics have all been sold to Micron Technology. The move indicates that Micron is...

Rexchip sees small 2Q12 operating loss

Jun 29, 01:25

Rexchip Electronics, majority owned by Elpida Memory, expects to post a small second-quarter operating loss. The firm also indicated it now generates consistently positive cash flow...

Rexchip now has a positive cash flow, collecting more than NT$1.2 billion a month

Elpida bankruptcy brings unusual stability to DRAM pricing, says IHS

Jun 28, 16:06

Pricing in the DRAM market has become markedly less volatile since the February bankruptcy filing of major supplier Elpida Memory, deviating from long-term trends in statistically...

Powerchip willing to sell stake in Rexchip to Micron

Jun 20, 01:10

Powerchip Technology originally claimed its preemptive rights to acquire Japan-based Elpida Memory's 70% stake in Rexchip Electronics, a joint venture between Powerchip and Elpida,...

Powerchip

Rexchip shares at stake between Micron-Elpida deal, say sources

May 22, 12:20

Powerchip Technology has reportedly claimed that it has preferential subscription rights to purchase a 70% stake which Elpida Memory held in Rexchip Electronics although the Japan-based...

DRAM market woes are over in 2012, says IHS

May 16, 14:47

The market for DRAM is expected to partially reverse the drastic losses it incurred in 2011 and achieve revenue growth in 2012, as the result of balanced supply and demand following...

Apple reportedly books up half of mobile DRAM capacity at Elpida Hiroshima plant

May 15, 01:40

Apple has recently placed huge orders for mobile DRAM memory with Elpida Memory's 12-inch plant in Hiroshima (Japan), securing about 50% of the total chips produced at the facility,...

Micron confirms talks to acquire Elpida

May 10, 16:41

Micron Technology today (May 10) issued a company statement that it is engaged in discussions with Elpida Memory's trustees to acquire the bankrupt chipmaker.

Commentary: A Micron-Elpida merger would improve DRAM industry health

May 8, 12:13

Micron Technology reportedly has reached the final stage of talks on the purchase of Elpida Memory. The possible merger of Micron and Elpida will help to restore a healthier supply-demand...

Micron set to acquire Elpida

Micron reportedly offers US$1.5 billion to take over Elpida

Mar 21, 13:39

Elpida Memory reportedly plans to release its control over the company to a new management team that will come from an open bid, and industry sources have speculated that Micron Technology...

Apple reportedly increases memory purchases from Japan

Sep 22, 01:20

Apple has increased its purchases of DRAM and NAND flash from Japan, according to industry sources, adding that Toshiba and Elpida Memory are being pinpointed as beneficiaries of...

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