Top ten IC design house revenue spikes 32% in 2Q22
September 07, 2022According to the latest TrendForce statistics, revenue of the top ten global IC design houses reached US$39.56 billion in 2Q22, growing 32% YoY.
Four large deals prop up 2022 semiconductor M&A total
August 31, 2022Without more megadeals, this year’s value of planned acquisitions will probably fall short of the annual average, says IC Insights in a new report.
Four megadeals for semiconductor acquisitions in 1H22
August 31, 2022Topping the M&A deals in 1H22 was an agreement by a Chinese investment consortium to take over bankrupt semiconductor conglomerate, Tsinghua Unigroup.
Top 10 IC design companies revenue reached $39.43B in 1Q22
June 09, 2022According to the latest TrendForce statistics, the top ten IC designers worldwide posted a combined revenue of USD 39.43 billion in 1Q22, or 44% growth YoY.
Top 10 IC design companies revenue top $100B in 2021
March 25, 2022Due to vigorous stocking of various terminal applications causing a shortage of wafers in 2021, the global IC industry was severely undersupplied. This, coupled with spiking chip prices, boosted 2021 revenue of the global top ten IC design companies to USD 127.4 billion, or 48% YoY.
From Xilinx to Applied Materials – Brice Hill joins as CFO
March 10, 2022Semiconductor industry veteran, Brice Hill, has joined Applied Materals as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
Xilinx is now in the hands of AMD
February 14, 2022The multi-billion dollar deal which was first announced back in October 2020 has been completed.
AMD saw its revenues soar 68% in 2021
February 03, 2022Each of AMD’s businesses performed well during 2021, with data center revenue doubling YoY. The company says that it another year of significant growth in 2022 as tit ramps its current portfolio.
AMD clear final hurdle in Xilinx acquisition
February 01, 2022On January 27, 2022, AMD and Xilinx received a "green light" from China – the last regulatory approval needed to complete AMD's acquisition of Xilinx, which was originally announced back in October 2020.
AMD expects to close Xilinx deal in 1Q22
January 03, 2022AMD and Xilinx says that the companies are continuing to make progress on the regulatory approvals for acquisition.
Who's the biggest fabless IC design company in Q321?
December 16, 2021The semiconductor market in 3Q21 is red hot with total revenue of the global top 10 IC design (fabless) companies reaching USD 33.7 billion or 45% growth YoY, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Chip M&A deals reach USD 22bn; no mega-deals in sight
September 29, 2021After a record-high start in 1Q21, semiconductor merger and acquisition announcements cool off a bit without the “megadeals” seen in 2020.
Top10 fabless IC design companies sees new revenue highs
September 21, 2021In view of the ongoing production capacity shortage in the semiconductor industry and the resultant price hike of chips, revenue of the top 10 IC design companies for 2Q21 reached USD 29.8 billion, a 60.8% YoY increase, according to TrendForce's latest investigations.
Taiwanese IPC revenue for 1H21 reaches NTD 115.1 billion
July 19, 2021As the Taiwanese IPC (industrial PC) market suffered from deferred orders due to supply chain and logistical disruptions that took place in 1H20, total domestic IPC revenue for 1H20 reached NTD 105.4 billion, a 4.7% YoY decrease, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Xilinx acquires Silexica to broaden its developer base
June 15, 2021Xilinx has acquired Silexica, a privately-held provider of C/C++ programming and analysis tools.
Crypto mining - key to Nvidia overtaking Broadcom in 1Q21
June 14, 2021While foundry capacities remained tight, prompting IC design companies to compete over limited foundry capacities in order to fulfill rising demand for various end devices, the top 10 IC design (fabless) companies posted remarkable revenues in 1Q21, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
AMD and Xilinx stockholders approve proposed acquisition
April 08, 2021The stockholders of both companies voted to approve their respective proposals relating to the pending acquisition of Xilinx by AMD.
Top 10 fabless IC design companies see 26.4% YoY increase
March 26, 2021Qualcomm was able to overtake Broadcom for the leading position in the top 10 list primarily due to two reasons: First, the sudden demand surge for network devices; and second, Apple’s decision to once again adopt Qualcomm’s baseband processors, says Trendforce.
Five mega-deals pushed M&A value to $118B last yearLoad more news
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