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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.
IN THE NEWS
Monday 2 July 2012
Powerchip sells Rexchip shares to Micron
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...
Friday 29 June 2012
Rexchip sees small 2Q12 operating loss
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...
Thursday 28 June 2012
Elpida bankruptcy brings unusual stability to DRAM pricing, says IHS
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...
Wednesday 20 June 2012
Powerchip willing to sell stake in Rexchip to Micron
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,...
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Rexchip shares at stake between Micron-Elpida deal, say sources
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...
Wednesday 16 May 2012
DRAM market woes are over in 2012, says IHS
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...
Tuesday 15 May 2012
Apple reportedly books up half of mobile DRAM capacity at Elpida Hiroshima plant
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,...
Thursday 10 May 2012
Micron confirms talks to acquire Elpida
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.
Tuesday 8 May 2012
Commentary: A Micron-Elpida merger would improve DRAM industry health
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...
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Micron reportedly offers US$1.5 billion to take over Elpida
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...
Thursday 22 September 2011
Apple reportedly increases memory purchases from Japan
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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