MERGES & ACQUISITIONS in ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS INDUSTRY - 2003 {24}


30-dec-03
CYPRESS completes acquisition of CASCADE SEMICONDUCTOR
29-dec-03
VITESSE announces acquisition of CICADA SEMICONDUCTOR
18-dec-03
STMICROELECTRONICS announces acquisition of wireless-LAN chip developer SYNAD Ltd
3-nov-03
CONEXANT and GLOBESPANVIRATA announce plan to merge
20-oct-03
FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR purchases the RF components business of RAYTHEON COMPANY
6-oct-03
MOTOROLA to launch leading independent semiconductor company as it increases strategic focus on communications
25-sep-03
SILICON LABORATORIES to acquire CYGNAL INTEGRATED PRODUCTS
4-sep-03
IXYS acquires MICROWAVE TECHNOLOGY
2-sep-03
ATI TECHNOLOGIES announces acquisition of AMI
18-aug-03
ESS TECHNOLOGY acquires DIVIO, Inc.
11-aug-03
VECTRON INTERNATIONAL acquires TEMEX Switzerland saw components Group
15-jul-03
GLOBESPANVIRATA announces agreement to acquire INTERSIL's wireless networking product group
9-jul-03
LITTELFUSE acquires TECCOR ELECTRONICS
8-jul-03
INTEL expands optical product line through acquisition of WEST BAY SEMICONDUCTOR
7-jul-03
PERICOM SEMICONDUCTOR announces acquisition of SARONIX
3-jul-03
CML MICROSYSTEMS Plc acquires HYPERSTONE AG
9-jun-03
ESS TECHNOLOGY acquires PICTOS TECNOLOGIES Inc.
7-may-03
PLX TECHNOLOGY and HINT Corp. sign merger agreement
5-may-03
ZORAN CORPORATION and OAK TECHNOLOGY sign merger agreement
10-apr-03
CYPRESS and MICRON announce sale and purchase agreement
1-apr-03
AMD and FUJITSU announce new flash memory company
17-mar-03
GENESIS MICROCHIP and PIXELWORKS agree to merge to create ic technology leader for advanced displays
31-jan-03
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES to acquire intellectual property and certain other assets of PIXEL DEVICES INTERNATIONAL
14-jan-03
ARROW ELECTRONICS to acquire components distribution business of PIONEER-STANDARD ELECTRONICS, Inc.