514 news items tagged acquisition
Yageo to buy Pulse Electronics for US$740 millionWednesday 23 May 2018
Taiwan-based Yageo has reached a deal to buy US-based Pulse Electronics, a supplier of electronic components, for US$740 million in cash.
Yageo, Chilisin post revenue growths in AprilTuesday 8 May 2018
Passive component makers Yageo and Chilisin Electronics have reported sequential increases in April consolidated revenues of 13.3% and 6.5%, respectively.
TI expands lead among top analog suppliers in 2017, says IC InsightsThursday 3 May 2018
Texas Instruments (TI) was again the leading supplier of analog integrated circuits in 2017, with US$9.9 billion in revenues and an 18% market share, according to IC Insights.
Advantech sets up branch office in VietnamThursday 12 April 2018
Industrial PC company Advantech has set up a branch office in Vietnam through a joint venture with system integrator partner TechPro.
Machvision, Utechzone seeing brisk demand from semiconductor and FPD industriesTuesday 3 April 2018
Automated optical inspection (AOI) equipment specialists Utechzone and Machvision are being pinpointed by market observers as the beneficiaries of semiconductor and LCD panel makers'...
Taiwan leadframe suppliers to raise prices 10-15% in 2Q18Monday 2 April 2018
Taiwan-based leadframe suppliers plan to raise their prices 10-15% in the second quarter of 2018 to reflect tight supply, according to sources at IC backend houses.
Ennoconn to invest NT$5.34 billion in turnkey solution provider MarketechMonday 2 April 2018
Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) maker Ennoconn has announced to invest NT$5.34 billion (US$182.09 million) to acquire 90.5 million shares or a 51.12% stake of turnkey solution provider...
Himax to fully acquire EmzaFriday 30 March 2018
Himax technologies has decided to exercise its options to fully acquire Emza Visual Sense for an undisclosed sum, according to the Taiwan-based IC design house. The transaction is...
Toshiba discloses more investment in new 3D flash fabThursday 29 March 2018
Toshiba has approved Toshiba Memory's proposed investment in production equipment for Fab 6 at its Yokkaichi operations in Mie (Japan), where Toshiba Memory will be making 3D flash...
China playing bigger role in global fabless IC market, says IC InsightsMonday 26 March 2018
China-based companies have shown the largest fabless IC market share gain since 2010, according to IC Insights. China-based fabless chipmakers collectively captured an only 5% share...
MediaTek dismisses report about takeover talks with BroadcomThursday 22 March 2018
MediaTek has dismissed a Taiwan media report that claimed the company had been approached by Broadcom about a takeover.
GlobalWafers posts record profit for 2017Wednesday 21 March 2018
Taiwan-based GlobalWafers, a supplier of semiconductor silicon wafers, saw its net profits climb to a record high of NT$5.275 billion (US$180.7 million) in 2017. EPS for the year...
China Big Fund unlikely to invest in SASWednesday 21 March 2018
Rumors have claimed China's Big Fund is looking to invest in Taiwan-based Sino-American Silicon Products (SAS) in order to secure wafer supply, but sources close to the semiconductor...
Diode makers striving for more wafer suppliesWednesday 14 March 2018
Diode makers are striving to secure more supplies from their upstream wafer providers, as well as production capacities at their foundry partners, according to industry sources.
Ardentec expects to enter volume production at new China plant in 2Q18Monday 12 March 2018
Taiwan-based Ardentec, which specializes in testing services for memory, logic and mixed-signal ICs, expects its new plant in Nanjing to enter volume production in the second quarter...
Career Tech to buy factory from EversolTuesday 6 March 2018
Flexible PCB manufacturer Career Technology has reached an agreement with Eversol to buy the solar wafer maker's factory in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan for NT$1.57 billion (US$53.6 million),...
Almost 100 IC wafer fabs closed or repurposed from 2009-2017, says IC InsightsFriday 2 March 2018
Semiconductor manufacturers around the world have closed or repurposed 92 wafer fabs from 2009-2017, according to data compiled by IC Insights.
Microchip to acquire Microsemi for US$8.35 billionFriday 2 March 2018
Microchip Technology has announced plans to acquire Microsemi for about US$8.35 billion. The two companies have signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which Microchip will acquire...
TDK to acquire ultrasonic sensor developerThursday 1 March 2018
TDK has reached an agreement with Chirp Microsystems, a developer of ultrasonic sensing solutions, in which Chirp becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of TDK. TDK expects to close the...
GBM to acquire 70% of Elna Printed CircuitsFriday 23 February 2018
Global Brands Manufacture (GBM) has disclosed plans to acquire a 70% stake in Japan-based Elna Printed Circuits for a total of JPY3.5 billion (US$32.7 million).
Chilisin posts record revenues and profits for 2017Friday 23 February 2018
Passive component firm Chilisin Electronics has reported net profits of NT$1.48 billion (US$50.45 million) on revenues of NT$12.64 billion, with both hitting record-high levels. EPS...
SMIC to enter volume production of 28nm HKMG chips in 2H18Monday 12 February 2018
China-based pure-play foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC) is scheduled to enter volume production of chips fabricated using 28nm HKMG and HKMG+ processes in the...
Chilisin January revenues increaseThursday 8 February 2018
Power inductor maker Chilisin Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$1.14 billion (US$38.9 million) for January 2018, up 21.7% on year and 8.5% sequentially.
Himax obtains nano 3D mastering tech assets and IPTuesday 30 January 2018
Taiwan-based fabless IC firm Himax Technologies has announced the acquisition of certain advanced nano 3D masters manufacturing assets and related intellectual property and business...
New Kinpo Group to construct lights-out factories in Southeast AsiaWednesday 17 January 2018
The New Kinpo Group is planning to establish lights-out factories in Thailand and the Philippines in 2018 and is looking to build another in Thailand in 2019 to help save manual labor,...