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Thursday 16 May 2024
M&A not the only expansion strategy, says WPG
WPG will embrace various collaboration models, in addition to Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), to broaden its business scope in light of geopolitical shifts and changes in supply...
Monday 6 May 2024
Rebound from acquisition setback: Q&A with Qisda chairman Peter Chen
The most unexpected development in Qisda's history occurred in 2005, when the company's predecessor, BenQ, failed to merge with Siemens Mobile. It made a large loss of NT$30 billion...
Tuesday 16 April 2024
Samsung reportedly set to return to M&A market with trillion KRW deal in the works
Since acquiring American automotive audio maker Harman in 2016, Samsung Electronics has seemingly suspended large-scale mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for the past 8 years. Recently,...
Wednesday 3 April 2024
EgisTec to acquire Japanese IP company Curious
Taiwan-based IC design house Egis Technology (EgisTec) has announced plans to acquire Curious, a Japan-based IP and fabless chipmaker, in a share swap transaction valued at NT$525...
Tuesday 2 April 2024
Kiwibot acquires Taiwan IC developer to protect robot cybersecurity
US autonomous delivery robot startup Kiwibot Company announced on April 2 to acquire Taiwan-headquartered AUTO Mobility Solutions Co. Ltd., a rare strategic move for a startup, not...
Wednesday 27 March 2024
China Resource pays CNY11.6 billion to gain full control of JCET
The buyer behind the change of controlling interest in Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Tech (JCET), the world's third-largest IC packaging and testing company and the largest in Mainland...
Wednesday 20 March 2024
Samsung rumored planning to buy Continental AG automotive electronics business
Samsung Electronics is reportedly considering acquiring some part of the automotive electronics business of Continental AG. It has been 7 years since Samsung made an acquisition,...
Wednesday 20 March 2024
Acer targets emotional appeal in upcoming brand acquisition
Acer chairman and CEO Jason Chen has revealed that a brand name acquisition is in the works, intending to put a softer touch to a brand known for its sensibility.
Thursday 14 March 2024
China likely to see rising M&A in chip industry amidst cooling IPO market
Amid an overheated frenzy in semiconductor investments, the Chinese government's decision to cool the market down has bore fruit. An expert believes an industrial consolidation has...
Thursday 7 March 2024
Qisda picks up M&A pace; subsidiaries going public
Qisda Chairperson Peter Chen announced that the group will be picking up its merger and acquisition pace this year, as several of its subsidiaries are slated for IPO and the conglomerate...
Tuesday 27 February 2024
Mirror on the wall... will Intel become 2nd largest foundry in the world? Perhaps, but...
Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger wants the company to become the world's second-largest foundry service provider by 2030. With the right partners, it may achieve the goal faster than expected...
Monday 26 February 2024
Renesas calls off plans to acquire Sequans
Renesas Electronics has terminated the previously announced memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Renesas and Sequans Communications, under which Renesas made a tender offer to...
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...
Tuesday 20 February 2024
Arm, OpenAI, and Softbank showing interest in buying Graphcore
British AI chip startup Graphcore is rumored to be for sale, with the asking price estimated at US$500 million. Arm, SoftBank, and OpenAI are said to be among potential buyers.
Monday 5 February 2024
WT Group gets US$1.9 billion syndicated loan for acquisition
WT Group, the fourth-largest semiconductor component distributor in the world, has signed a contract with banks to obtain half of the capital needed to acquire its Canadian counterpart,...
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