Tower record 1Q22 revenues of $421 Million, a 21% YoY
May 20, 2022Tower Semiconductor reported first quarter 2022 revenue of USD 421 million, an increase of 21% compared to USD 347 million in the first quarter of 2021.
Can pre-owned equipment be the way out of the shortage?
May 12, 2022The global semiconductor supply chain remains under immense pressure. However, major investments are being made to increase capacity and fortify the supply chain for the future – but we wont feel the effect of these investments for years. Adding to the issue, there is not enough chips for the chipmaking machines.
What does Intel gain from acquiring Tower? – Quite a lot
May 03, 2022On February 15, Intel officially confirmed that it will acquire Tower Semiconductor, the industry’s ninth largest foundry, for USD 5.4 billion. But, what kind of capacity gain comes with acquiring the ninth biggest player in the field?
17 Semiconductor companies forecast >$10B in sales in 2021
December 30, 202117 companies forecast to have worldwide semiconductor (IC and O S D—optoelectronic, sensor, and discrete) sales of >$10.0 billion in 2021. Three semiconductor companies – AMD, NXP, and Analog Devices — are expected to join the noteworthy “megasuppliers” list in 2021.
Global power management IC prices jump 10% in 2021
December 06, 2021Due to material shortages caused by insufficient semiconductor supply, to date, power management IC (PMIC) prices remain on an upward trend, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
ADI & Maxim deal is now complete
August 30, 2021Analog Devices, Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.
ADI and Maxim get 'green light' from China
August 25, 2021Analog Devices and Maxim Integrated have received China Antitrust Clearance for acquisition.
SVOLT and Stellantis enter battery partnership
July 21, 2021Chinese headquartered SVOLT has entered into a partnership with automotive holding company Stellantis, the owner of brands such as Chrysler, Citroën, Fiat, Opel and Peugeot.
TI tops Analog IC supplier list with room to spare
June 03, 2021Skyworks Solutions posts the strongest sales increase in 2020 as the top-10 suppliers collectively accounted for 62% of total analog sales, reports market researcher IC Insights.
Five mega-deals pushed M&A value to $118B last year
January 13, 2021The value of the mergers and acquisitions seen last year within the semiconductor industry set a new record. Five big acquisition announcements and more than a dozen smaller deals in 2020 pushed the total value of M&A agreements in the year to an all-time high of USD 118.0 billion, surpassing the previous record of USD 107.7 billion reached in 2015
Extended Maxim franchise sales agreement strengthens Future Electronics
January 06, 2021Electronic component distributor, Future Electronics, says it has agreed to an extension of its franchise sales agreement with Maxim Integrated Products.
Analog Devices ends its fiscal year 2020 on a high
November 30, 2020Fourth quarter revenue came in at USD 1.53 billion, above the high-end of the company’s outlook.
Analog Devices and Maxim deal gets 'green light' from shareholders
October 09, 2020Both companies shareholders have voted to approve their respective proposals relating to the combination of ADI and Maxim. The combination will strengthen ADI as an analog semiconductor player with increased breadth and scale across multiple end markets.
Two acquisitions make 2020 the second-highest year for semi M&As
October 01, 2020After a slow start, Analog Devices' agreement to buy Maxim and Nvidia's deal to acquire ARM raise the total value of M&A deals this year to more than USD 63.0 billion.
Mouser inks global distribution agreement with TrinamicLoad more news
September 29, 2020Mouser Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with motion control expert Trinamic, now part of Maxim Integrated.