2016-11-04 - Broadcom

Broadcom aims for IoT with $5.9B Brocade buy

Broadcom will retain Brocade's Fibre Channel storage area network switching business and divest the company's IP networking business.

2016-10-31 - Fujitsu

Fujitsu in talks with Lenovo to offload PC business

The two companies are also in talks with Development Bank of Japan for the bank to provide financial and strategic…

2016-10-28 - Vivek Nanda

Qualcomm bags NXP for $47B

Qualcomm will offer $110 per share and, including debt, the deal will cost close to $47 billion.

2016-10-21 - Murata

Murata acquires 3D silicon capacitor expertise

France-based IPDiA specialises in developing integrated passive devices, including 3D silicon capacitors.

2016-10-18 - Christoph Hammerschmidt

Infineon closes lidar gap with Innoluce takeover

Innoluce’s technology uses 1D MEMS mirrors, offering higher horizontal resolution and field of view, as well as lower sensitivity to…

2016-10-08 - Graham Prophet

Silicon Labs brings IoT RTOS in-house with Micrium buy

Micrium’s RTOS software has been ported to more than 50 microcontroller architectures.

2016-10-04 - Vivek Nanda

X-Fab to acquire Altis assets

The acquisition will help X-Fab, a foundry with significant operations in Malaysia, to nearly double its 8-inch capacity.

2016-10-02 - Rick Merritt

Qualcomm-NXP deal poised to be largest in historic M&A rush

The M&A craze is driven by a search for growth as revenue growth declines and the job of making smaller,…

2016-09-26 - Vivek Nanda

M&A agreements reach $55.3 billion in 2016

2016 is a sequel to the M&A mania of 2015, ringing $55.3 billion in M&A agreement value in 3 quarters.

2016-09-25 - None

Buyouts re-order analog rankings

What will the analog rankings look like when 2016 is over?