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China firm proposes to buy Aixtron

May 23, 22:33

Aixtron has announced that the company and China's Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund (FGC) have entered into an agreement under which FGC will take over Aixtron through its indirect...

IC Insights releases top-20 semiconductor suppliers in 1Q16

May 16, 10:23

IC Insights has released its list of the world's top-20 semiconductor suppliers including three pure-play foundries and six fabless companies in the first quarter of 2016.

MediaTek in trading halt pending release of material information

Stockwatch - May 13, 09:55

IC design house MediaTek will enter a trading halt on May 13, pending the release of material information, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE). MediaTek...

NXP tops auto semiconductor vendor rankings, says Strategy Analytics

May 9, 21:24

NXP Semiconductors achieved a 14.2% share of the US$27.4 billion automotive semiconductor market in 2015, four-percentage points ahead of its nearest rivals Infineon and Renesas,...

Cypress to acquire Broadcom IoT business for US$550 million

May 9, 14:42

Cypress Semiconductor and Broadcom have announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Cypress will acquire Broadcom's wireless Internet of Things (IoT) business and...

PTI to buy factory building from Epistar for NT$620 million

Stockwatch - May 5, 21:51

IC packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has announced the acquisition of a factory building and related facilities from LED chipmaker Epistar for a total of NT$620...

Foxconn to acquire TeleEye

Apr 14, 14:48

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is planning to invest HK$240 million (US$30.95 million) to acquire a 50.07% stake in Hong Kong-based TeleEye Holdings for HK$0.55...

Foxconn to acquire TeleEye

Ilitek says planned merger with MediaTek unit receives China approval

Stockwatch - Apr 12, 14:04

The planned acquisition of ILI Technology (Ilitek) by a unit of MediaTek has been given antitrust clearance by China's Ministry of Commerce, according to the fabless firm specializing...

US firms continue to capture bulk of IDM and fabless IC sales, says IC Insights

Apr 6, 11:39

US-headquartered companies held a 54% share of the total worldwide IC market in 2015, which includes sales from IDMs and fabless IC companies, according to IC Insights. The total...

Global smiconductor market slumps in 2015, IHS says

Apr 6, 11:07

Global semiconductor revenues fell by 2% in 2015, according to IHS. Sequential quarterly growth was weak throughout every quarter of 2015, especially in the first quarter when the...

Shareholders OK Inotera share-swap deal with Micron

Mar 29, 21:59

Shareholders of Inotera Memories have approved the company's plan to become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Micron Semiconductor Taiwan (MST) through a share-swap transaction, according...

ASE could raise stake in SPIL via open market purchases, says report

Stockwatch - Mar 25, 15:35

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will be able to continue raising its stake in Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) through open market purchases, Taiwan's Central...

Foxconn says negotiations with Sharp continue

Stockwatch - Mar 22, 11:08

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) saying its negotiations with Sharp over a takeover deal continue,...

Toshiba, Midea sign MoU on sale of Toshiba home appliance business

Mar 18, 14:37

Toshiba and Midea Group jointly announced on March 17 that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Toshiba's sale to Midea of a majority interest in its home appliance...

Broadcom rumors say company is looking to phase out Wi-Fi chip business

Mar 18, 10:53

Broadcom is rumored to be looking to phase out its Wi-Fi chip business in a move to streamline its workforce and product offerings following its acquisition by Avago Technologies,...

Taiwan FTC extends review period on ASE-SPIL takeover bid

Feb 25, 14:21

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has extended its review period on a proposal submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire a majority stake in Siliconware...

Taiwan IT vendors mixed on HNA Ingram Micro acquisition

Feb 22, 14:38

Seeing the global largest IT distributor Ingram Micro having agreed to sell the company to the China-based HNA Group at a price of US$6 billion, Acer, which is a client of Ingram...

SPIL seeing orders shift away

Jan 28, 10:07

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has seen some of its clients shift orders to other OSAT companies, and estimated more than NT$30 billion (US$893 million) worth of orders will...

Richtek to delist from TSE on April 29

Jan 21, 10:20

Richtek Technology will be delisted from the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) on April 29, the date when its acquisition by MediaTek becomes effective, according to the analog IC specia...

SPIL says share price undervalued in ASE new bid

Jan 8, 10:18

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has argued that the price offered by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) for a further stake in the company is too low.

ASE says bid for more SPIL shares to take place as scheduled

Dec 29, 11:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has maintained that its plan to buy an additional 24.71% stake in SPIL through a tender offer will be carried out as scheduled.

Intel completes acquisition of Altera

Dec 29, 10:52

Intel on December 28 announced that it has completed the acquisition of Altera, a provider of field-programmable gate array (FPGA) technology.

SPIL to evaluate ASE acquisition proposal

Stockwatch - Dec 28, 23:02

Taiwan-based Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has canceled a scheduled provisional shareholder meeting to seek approval for its planned alliance with China's Tsinghua Unigroup,...

ASE dismisses speculation about Ardentec acquisition

Stockwatch - Dec 28, 16:22

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) dismissing a Chinese-language Commercial Times report indicating Ardentec...

Sigurd to acquire TSI for NT$17.50 per share

Dec 25, 11:00

Testing company Sigurd Microelectronics has announced plans to acquire its fellow Taiwan-based firm Test-Serv (TSI) for NT$17.50 (US$0.54) per share, or a total of approximately NT$1.4...

No justification for ASE to take over SPIL, says SPIL

Dec 24, 13:41

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has responded to Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) latest offer for the company saying SPIL does not see any justification for ASE...

SPIL responds to ASE offer

Dec 21, 16:07

Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) has confirmed on December 14 that the company received a proposal submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire all outstanding...

Micron to acquire Inotera remaining shares

Dec 14, 16:13

Micron Technology and Inotera Memories have signed an agreement for Micron to acquire Inotera's remaining shares for consideration worth NT$30 (approximately US$0.92) per share, according...

Tsinghua Unigroup seeking investment in SK Hynix, says report

Nov 27, 12:31

According to China's ITHome.com, state-backed tech conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup intends to buy a stake in South Korea-based SK Hynix for around CNY30 billion (US$4.7 bil...

China market for packaged LEDs to grow at single-digit annual rate, says firm

Nov 25, 14:58

Due to oversupply and price competition between suppliers of lighting LEDs, IHS forecasts China's total market for packaged LEDs will grow at a single- digit annual rate.

ON Semiconductor to acquire Fairchild for US$2.4 billion

Nov 19, 10:39

ON Semiconductor and Fairchild Semiconductor International have entered into an agreement for ON Semiconductor to acquire Fairchild for US$20.00 per share in an all cash transaction...

Digitimes Research: Sony to expand CMOS production capacity via acquisition of Toshiba plant

Nov 12, 10:16

Sony's planned acquisition of Toshiba's CMOS sensor manufacturing plant in Oita, southern Japan will not only help solve its tight sensor production in the near term but also push...

TSMC 'grand alliance' more powerful than China's 'red supply chain,' says Chang

Nov 10, 00:11

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company's (TSMC) "grand alliance" with its ecosystem partners and customers has already been enhanced for years, while China's so-called...

Morris Chang

OLEDWorks finalizes acquisition of key parts of Philips OLED light source components business

Nov 3, 22:08

OLEDWorks has announced that it has completed the acquisition of key OLED assets and relevant intellectual property from Royal Philips. Manufacturing will continue in the existing...

Western Digital announces acquisition of SanDisk

Oct 22, 14:54

Western Digital and SanDisk on October 21 announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Western Digital will acquire all of the outstanding shares of SanDisk...

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