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SPIL decides to terminate stake deal with Tsinghua Unigroup

Apr 28, 14:39

Taiwan-based IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) announced on April 28 that the company's board of directors has passed a resolution to terminate its strategic alliance...

Tsinghua investment will not affect PTI 2016 operations

Apr 27, 14:19

Whether or not an investment proposal by Tsinghua Unigroup obtains approval by Taiwan's anti-trust authority will not affect Powertech Technology's (PTI) operations during 2016, according...

PTI meets 1Q16 guidance; expects growth through 4Q16

Apr 27, 11:47

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) saw its first-quarter results come in line with its guidance, and has given its positive outlook for the rest of the year.

Global 2015 semiconductor materials sales reach US$43.4 billion, says SEMI

Apr 18, 14:09

The global semiconductor materials market decreased 1.5% in 2015 compared to 2014 while worldwide semiconductor revenues decreased 0.2%, according to SEMI. The impact of exchange...

PTI, KYEC post revenue growth for March

Apr 8, 15:04

Memory and logic IC backend house Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported March revenues increased 10.5% sequentially and 8.6% on year, while fellow company King Yuan Electronics...

ASE March revenues rise on year, SPIL down

Apr 7, 20:59

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported consolidated revenues for March 2016 increased 5.5% on year to NT$23.55 billion (US$726.7 million), while fellow packaging and...

Taiwan MOEA confirms receipt of Tsinghua Unigroup application to invest in PTI, says report

Newswatch - Apr 1, 16:12

The Investment Commission of Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) on March 31 confirmed it has received an application submitted by China-based Tsinghua Unigroup to invest...

ASE stake in SPIL exceeds 30%

Stockwatch - Mar 28, 20:45

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has raised its stake in Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) to more than 30% through open market purchases.

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...

Taiwan FTC terminates ASE-SPIL takeover bid

Mar 24, 11:17

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to terminate its review of an application submitted by Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) to acquire additional Siliconware...

ASE looking to form industrial holding company

Mar 18, 11:08

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, which already holds 25% of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), has announced the failure of its tender offer for another 24.71% stake in SPIL...

ASE orders equipment worth NT$1.72 billion

Stockwatch - Mar 16, 11:09

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced three purchases of machinery equipment for a total of about NT$1.72 billion (US$52.6 million) from Kulicke & Soffa, Besi...

TICP eyeing return to profits

Mar 14, 10:59

Taiwan IC Packaging (TICP) expects to return to profitability in the second half of 2016. TICP swung to net losses of NT$110 million (US$3.37 million) in 2015 from profits of NT$62...

ASE bid for controlling stake in SPIL could fail

Mar 11, 11:04

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) might fail to gain a controlling stake in Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL), if it cannot win antitrust approval in Taiwan by the deadline...

Chipbond sees order visibility through 2Q16, says report

Newswatch - Mar 10, 15:30

Packaging and testing company Chipbond Technology's order visibility has improved and extended to the end of the second quarter, thanks to a substantial pick-up in demand for LCD...

Toshiba reportedly to sell stake in Taiwan backend houses

Newswatch - Mar 9, 10:56

Toshiba reportedly plans to sell all or a portion of its shares in Taiwan-based Powertech Technology (PTI) and Walton Advanced Engineering, according to recent reports from Taiwan's...

ASE, SPIL report decreased February revenues

Mar 8, 14:52

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported on-year decreases of 7.0% and 3.6%, respectively, in consolidated revenues...

ASE, SPIL report decreased January revenues

Feb 15, 22:12

IC packagers Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) and Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) have reported sequential decreases of 1.7% and 4.3%, respectively, in January consolidated...

PTI reports decreased January revenues

Stockwatch - Feb 6, 14:30

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported January consolidated revenues of NT$3.83 billion (US$115.3 million), down 3.7% on month.

ASE extends tender offer period to acquire more SPIL shares

Stockwatch - Feb 5, 11:32

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has announced it is extending the expiration date of its tender offer for more SPIL common shares traded in Taipei and the NYC until 15:30...

PTI to increase capex for 2016

Feb 3, 15:56

IC backend service company Powertech Technology (PTI) expects its capex to reach between NT$10 billion (US$299 million) and NT$12 billion in 2016, compared with the NT$7-8 billion...

PTI nets NT$5.20 per share for 2015

Stockwatch - Feb 3, 12:26

Memory backend specialist Powertech Technology (PTI) has reported net profits of NT$5.04 billion (US$150.4 million) for 2015, up 13.9% on year and hitting the highest levels in five...

ASE says planned buyout of SPIL gets anti-trust approval in Korea, Germany

Feb 2, 15:55

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has received clearance from anti-trust authorities in South Korea and Germany for its intended buyout of Siliconware Precision Industries...

ASE expects to post sequential revenue growth through 4Q16

Feb 1, 22:27

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) will manage to post sequential revenue growth through the last quarter of 2016, according to company CFO Joseph Tung.

Inventory correction near end, says SPIL chairman

Feb 1, 16:15

Inventory correction in the IC industry supply chain is near its end, according to Bough Lin, chairman for packaging and testing company Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL). If...

ASE posts 19% profit decline in 2015 despite record revenues

Feb 1, 10:07

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) has reported net profits for 2015 declined 18.8% to NT$19.19 billion (US$576.2 million), with EPS coming to NT$2.51 compared with NT$3.07...

SPIL swings to loss in 4Q15

Jan 29, 16:05

IC packager Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) slipped into the red in the fourth quarter of 2015, with revenues falling 3.1% from a year earlier.

ChipMOS shareholders approve Tsinghua investment

Jan 29, 10:55

Shareholders of ChipMOS Technologies have approved the company's plan to sell a 25% stake to China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup. ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) has announced that...

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...

ASE-SPIL merger might result in orders loss, says report

Jan 25, 21:51

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering's (ASE) acquisition of Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) will be a positive for other IC assembly and test services companies, according to...

ChipMOS Bermuda, ChipMOS Taiwan to merge

Jan 22, 09:55

ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) has announced plans to merge with its 58.3%-owned subsidiary ChipMOS Technologies (ChipMOS Taiwan), with ChipMOS Taiwan to be the surviving company.

SPIL engineer probed over suspected data theft

Jan 21, 11:06

Taiwan's Investigation Bureau has received a request from Siliconware Precision Industries (SPIL) to investigate an engineer suspected of stealing confidential company data.

ASE, SPIL set to report robust profits for 2015

Jan 20, 14:44

Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE) is expected to see its 2015 profits hit the second-highest level in the company's history, while fellow packaging and testing company Siliconware...

PTI shareholders approve planned investment from Tsinghua Unigroup

Jan 15, 14:28

Shareholders of Powertech Technology (PTI), a Taiwan-based memory backend specialist, have approved a private placement plan to raise additional capital at a provisional meeting on...

PTI 2016 revenues to rise 10%, says report

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 22:22

Packaging and testing company Powertech Technology (PTI) is expected to report revenue growth of 10% for 2016, thanks to brisk orders from Micron Technology and Toshiba, according...

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