Monday 24 October 2016
Avnet completes acquisition of Premier Farnell
Avnet has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Premier Farnell in an all cash merger for GBP1.85 (US$2.26) per share, which equates to an equity value of approximately...
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Macronix and Avnet Memec announce distribution partnership
Avnet Memec, an Avnet, Inc. company, a leading global technology distributor, has been selected as a pan-European distributor for Macronix International Co., Ltd., a leading provider...
Thursday 19 April 2012
Factories moving further into inland China poses a challenge for distributors, says Avnet
Taiwan-based firms have been moving factories further into mid-west China, posing a challenge for IC distributors as the local logistics network will need to stay efficient and flexible...
Tuesday 2 August 2011
Avnet buys another Taiwan-based semiconductor distributor
Avnet has announced the acquisition of Prospect Technology, a Taiwan-based electronic components distributor. The announcement was made following its recent purchase of JC Tally Trading,...
Monday 1 August 2011
Avnet acquires JC Tally for bigger presence in Asia
Avnet on August 1 announced that it has acquired JC Tally Trading, an interconnect, passive and electromechanical components distributor in Asia. Financial terms were not disclosed...
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Incoming Avnet CEO stresses continuity and new ideas
Rick Hamada, who will become CEO of Avnet come July this year, stresses continuity while trying to inject new energies and ideas into one of the world's biggest distributors of electronic...
Wednesday 6 October 2010
Avnet announces acquisition increasing presence in China renewable energy market
US-based distributor Avnet has announced that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, it has acquired certain assets from Eurotone Electric. Established in 1994, Eurotone is an engineering...
Wednesday 29 September 2010
Semiconductor distributors enjoy soaring sales in China, says iSuppli
Matching the robust and thriving electronics industry in China, semiconductor distributors in the country are expected to enjoy nearly 30% growth in 2010, according to iSuppli.
Monday 16 August 2010
Distribution in the age of globalization: Q&A with Avnet chairman and CEO Roy Vallee
Despite the high-tech sounding name of electronics components distributor Avnet, the company was, in fact, originally a family run business founded more than 80 years ago by Charles...
Friday 9 April 2010
WPG-Yosun merger may challenge Arrow, says iSuppli
The approval of the board of directors for the merger of WPG and Yosun Industrial sets the stage for the creation of what could become the world's largest electronics distributor,...
Wednesday 25 February 2009
IC distributor Avnet expects Taiwan and Asia Pacific revenues to stay flat in 2009
Global IC distributor Avnet Electronics Marketing expects its Taiwan and Asia-Pacific revenues to stay flat at US$1 billion and US$3 billion, respectively, in 2009 amid challenging...