Monday 8 April 2024
WT Micro acquisition of Future Electronics finalized: Five key impacts you should know about
WT Microelectronics (WT Micro) announced that it has officially completed its acquisition of Future Electronics. This is the biggest M&A project in the history of Taiwan's semiconductor...
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,...
Thursday 1 February 2024
WT Micro sees AI server application orders generate more revenue
IC distributor WT Microelectronics anticipates that revenue generated from orders related to AI server applications will more than double year-on-year in the first quarter of 2024,...
Tuesday 2 January 2024
Following the automotive supply chain, IC distributors venture into ASEAN and Mexico
As regulators in the semiconductor supply chain, IC distributors have observed the upstream and downstream outlooks for 2024. They pointed out that there are uncertainties in the...
Friday 15 December 2023
AI and automotive drive optimism for IC distributors in 4Q23
As inventory adjustments continue across the supply chain, and inventories gradually return to normal levels across different applications, IC distributors feel cautiously optimistic...
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
Semiconductor industry to pick up as early as 3Q24, says Edom
IC distributor Edom Technology expects demand in the semiconductor industry will pick up as early as the third quarter of 2024.
Wednesday 15 November 2023
IC distributors post mixed October results
IC distributor WPG has reported October revenue declined 11.6% sequentially to NT$62.67 billion (US$1.94 billion), while revenue at fellow Taiwan-based peers WT Microelectronics and...
Friday 13 October 2023
IC distributors post double-digit revenue increases in 3Q23
Major Taiwan-based IC distributors have reported double-digit sequential revenue growth for the third quarter of 2023, as inventory replenishment for mobile and several other device...
Friday 6 October 2023
Strategic codes behind major international acqusition deals by WT Micro, AUO
In a significant development within the global technology sector, Taiwan's IC distribution specialist WT Microelectronics (WT Micro) is set to acquire Canadian IC distributor Future...
Friday 6 October 2023
WT Micro to post double-digit revenue growth in 4Q23
IC distributor WT Microelectronics (WT Micro) expects to post an 11% on-year revenue increase in the fourth quarter of 2023, buoyed by strong sales of AI-related products and emerging...
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...
Friday 15 September 2023
WT Micro to acquire Future Electronics for US$3.8 billion
Taiwanese IC distributor WT Microelectronics has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all of Future Electronics' shares in an all-cash transaction valued at US$3.8 billion,...
Wednesday 12 July 2023
WPG, WT Micro post better-than-expected 2Q23 revenue
IC distributors WPG and WT Microelectronics outperformed the upper end of their respective second-quarter revenue guidance ranges.