Micron reaches deal to acquire Elpida
Micron Technology and Elpida Memory's trustees have reached an agreement for Micron to acquire Elpida. Micron also announced a separate agreement with Powerchip Technology and certain of its affiliates to acquire the Powerchip group's 24% share of Rexchip Electronics. The transactions are expected to close in the first half of 2013.
Monday 1 April 2013
Certain Elpida creditors file appeal against reorganization, says Micron
Micron Technology has noted that certain unsecured creditors of Elpida Memory on March 29 filed appeals of the Tokyo district court's order approving Elpida's plan of reorganizatio...
Wednesday 20 February 2013
Micron-Elpida deal cleared by China Ministry of Commerce
China's Ministry of Commerce has given antitrust clearance for Micron Technology's previously-announced proposed acquisition of Elpida Memory, the two memory IC firms have jointly...
Thursday 27 December 2012
Commentary: Global 2013 PC DRAM market a three-horse race
With Micron Technology's merger with Elpida Memory set to complete, and second-tier players looking to turn their focus away from the PC memory market, the number of commodity DRAM...
Friday 2 November 2012
Elpida says acquisition by Micron approved by Tokyo court
The Tokyo District Court has made an order approving Elpida Memory's reorganization plans to creditors, and also rejected a separate plan proposed by certain of Elpida's bondholders,...
Wednesday 5 September 2012
Micron-Elpida tie-up positive for global DRAM industry, says Inotera executive
The integration between Micron Technology and Elpida Memory will be positive for the global DRAM industry in terms of production, technology and client interest, according to Scott...
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Risks come with rewards in Micron purchase of Elpida, IHS finds
Micron Technology's recent purchase of bankrupt Japan-based Elpida Memory is a bold move not without risk, even though Micron will emerge from the acquisition considerably larger...
Tuesday 3 July 2012
With Elpida acquisition, Micron becomes No. 2 DRAM supplier
With its planned purchase of Elpida Memory of Japan, US-based Micron Technology will become the world's second-largest supplier of DRAM, according to IHS iSuppli.
Tuesday 3 July 2012
Micron announces deal to acquire Elpida
Micron Technology and Elpida Memory's trustees have signed a definitive sponsor agreement for Micron to acquire Elpida, according to the US memory chipmaker. The agreement has been...
Tuesday 3 July 2012
Micron likely to merge two production subsidiaries after acquiring Elpida
Inotera Memories and Rexchip Electronics will likely be merged into a single operating company following Micron Technology's acquisition of Elpida Memory, industry sources speculat...
Tuesday 3 July 2012
PTI, Walton to maintain orders after Micron-Elpida deal
Micron Technology's takeover of DRAM maker Elpida Memory will not bring negative effects to Elpida's existing backend partners including Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced...
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...
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...
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,...
Tuesday 15 May 2012
PTI to grab mobile DRAM orders from Micron, sources say
Market sources generally believe that Powertech Technology (PTI) will not lose orders because of Micron Technology's takeover of its main DRAM customer Elpida Memory, as the backend...
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.