2021-11-18 - Nitin Dahad

UK Widens Probe of Nvidia-Arm Deal

Regulators will extend their investigation of Nvidia's proposed acquisition of Arm on competition and national security grounds.

2021-11-15 - Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio

Qorvo’s UnitedSiC Acquisition in the Race to SiC

Qorvo's acquisition of UnitedSiC expands its reach into the fast-growing markets of EVs, industrial power controls, renewable energy, and data…

2021-10-20 - Keysight Technologies Inc.

Keysight Acquires Scalable Network Technologies

The acquisition of Scalable Network Technologies augments Keysight's 5G and cybersecurity portfolio.

2021-10-12 - IC Insights

Chip M&A Deals Reach $22B in 8M 2021

After a record-high start in 1Q21, semiconductor merger and acquisition announcements cool off a bit without the "megadeals" seen in…

2021-10-07 - Qualcomm Inc.

Qualcomm and SSW to Acquire Veoneer

Qualcomm and SSW Partners have reached a definitive agreement to acquire automotive technology leader Veoneer.

2021-10-04 - Valens Semiconductor Ltd

Valens Semiconductor and PTK Finalizes Business Combination

Valens Semiconductor and PTK Acquisition have completed their previously announced business combination.

2021-09-08 - Synopsys Inc.

Synopsys Completes Acquisition of BISTel’s Semiconductor, FPD Solutions

The acquisition broadens Synopsys' process control solutions for semiconductor fabs with an integrated and comprehensive yield management and prediction solution.

- Alan Patterson

UMC Takes 9 Percent Stake in Chipbond

Growing demand for OLED and flexible displays and rapid adoption of smart wearables and AR/VR devices are boosting the display…

2021-08-27 - Analog Devices Inc.

Analog Devices Completes Acquisition of Maxim Integrated

Analog Devices has completed its acquisition of Maxim Integrated.

2021-08-26 - onsemi

onsemi to Acquire GT Advanced Technologies

onsemi will acquire silicon carbide producer GT Advanced Technologies for $415 million in cash.

2021-08-25 - Analog Devices Inc.

Analog Devices and Maxim Integrated Receive China Antitrust Clearance for Combination

China has given antitrust clearance for Analog Devices' previously announced acquisition of Maxim Integrated.

- Nitin Dahad

Increased Scrutiny, Cost Stymie Chip Industry Deals

As semiconductors become critical for national economies, chip industry deals will face more public and regulatory scrutiny.