Thursday 11 April 2024
What is behind SK Group's reported decision to merge its battery, lubricant arms?
SK Group is reportedly planning to merge its battery company, SK On, and lubricant subsidiary, SK Enmove, to proceed with turning SK On into a publicly traded business. The news came...
Monday 26 February 2024
Why Kioxia is warming up to SK Hynix for WD merger talks
The memory market has rebounded from the previous trough, led by NAND Flash's multi-fold price surge. However, the NAND business of many integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) is...
Monday 26 February 2024
Will they or won't they? Merger talks to resume between star-crossed Kioxia and Western Digital
Japanese NAND Flash manufacturer Kioxia and American memory company Western Digital (WD) are set to resume merger talks.
Monday 19 February 2024
Kioxia reportedly proposes cooperation with SK Hynix to restart merger with WD
According to reports, Japanese NAND Flash manufacturer Kioxia has proposed production cooperation with South Korean memory factory SK Hynix.
Monday 25 December 2023
Kioxia seeks integration solutions amid failed merger and financial woes
Following the dissolution of the merger between Japan's Kioxia and the US-based Western Digital (WD) memory division, Kioxia is now exploring integration with other entities. Financial...
Thursday 7 December 2023
WT Micro's US$3.8b merger fuels ongoing evolution in global IC distribution
In recent years, a wave of consolidation has swept through the global IC trading sector, with companies seeking to stand out in a fiercely competitive market by engaging in mergers...
Friday 17 November 2023
WPG optimistic about industry M&A trend
Taiwan-based IC distributor WPG Holdings has a positive outlook on the impact of IC distributor mergers and acquisitions (M&A) on industry development and expects the semiconductor...
Thursday 16 November 2023
Transphorm seeking sale or merger
Transphorm has stated that it is pursuing multiple options, including a potential merger or sale of the company, to increase stockholder value.
Thursday 28 September 2023
Reshuffle in China's display panel industry speculated
Apprehension has set the tone for the panel industry as the current market conditions make it most likely that consolidations and mergers will take place in China. Sources in the...
Friday 15 September 2023
Implications of latest merger between Taiwan and Canadian IC distributors to IC design industry
When the world is de-globalizing, it is the best time for Taiwan to re-connect to the global market. When a Taiwan-based IC distributor is moving toward the European and American...
Wednesday 6 September 2023
Samsung may have changed tack in M&A amid geopolitical tensions
Following Nvidia and Intel's failed respective proposals to acquire Arm and Israel-based Tower Semiconductor, concerns arise about the prospect of significant mergers and acquisitions...
Thursday 31 August 2023
Unitech PCB to step up new plant establishment in Thailand
Unitech Printed Circuit Board is considering a merger to expedite the establishment of its new production site in Thailand, according to industry sources.
Friday 18 August 2023
Silicon Motion to seek damages from MaxLinear over collapsed merger deal
Silicon Motion Technology has vowed to take MaxLinear to court over a collapsed merger deal, saying it will seek damages well over the termination fee as stated in their agreement.
Thursday 17 August 2023
Geopolitical tensions impede Intel's Tower acquisition
Intel's inability to complete the acquisition of Tower Semiconductor was already anticipated as geopolitical risks intensified, according to sources at Taiwan-based pure-play found...
Friday 28 July 2023
MaxLinear announces termination of merger deal, but Silicon Motion intends to enforce it
US-based MaxLinear has announced that it has exercised its contractual rights to terminate its May 5, 2022 merger agreement with Taiwan-based Silicon Motion. But Silicon Motion has...
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Global smartphone shipments hit 2023 peak in 4Q23, but decelerate in 1Q24 due to seasonality, says DIGITIMES Research
Meet the analyst: Operating system in AI era will be king, says DIGITIMES Research
Taiwan server industry experiences decline in 2023 revenues and shipments; poised to see growth in 2024, says DIGITIMES Research