MERGES & ACQUISITIONS in ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS INDUSTRY - 2005 {24}


21-dec-05
TI to acquire CHIPCON
20-dec-05
DIODES signes definitive agreement for ANACHIP acquisition
7-dec-05
SIMTEK to acquire the assets of the nvsram product line from ZMD for cash and stock
2-nov-05
MICROSEMI to acquire ADVANCED POWER TECHNOLOGY
20-oct-05
MATRIX agrees to acquisition by SANDISK
11-oct-05
MOSAID acquires VIRTUAL SILICON
7-oct-05
INTEL announces agreement to acquire digital broadcast technology assets, expertise from ZARLINK SEMICONDUCTOR
6-oct-05
BROADCOM to acquire ATHENA SEMICONDUCTORS, for mobile digital TV tuner and low-power WI-FI® technologies
5-oct-05
OXFORD SEMICONDUCTOR acquires TRANSDIMENSION
30-sep-05
QUALCOMM to acquire chip design company SPIKE TECHNOLOGIES
6-sep-05
SIGMATEL acquires OASIS SEMICONDUCTOR
30-aug-05
RAMTRON acquires GOAL SEMICONDUCTOR for $7.6 MILLION in CASH and STOCK
26-aug-05
SIGMATEL completes acquisition of PROTOCOM CORPORATION
15-aug-05
KKR and SILVER LAKE to acquire AGILENT’S SEMICONDUCTOR unit for $2.66B
20-jun-05
SEMTECH to acquire XEMICS
15-jun-05
IDT and ICS announce plan to merge
26-may-05
DIGI INTERNATIONAL acquires RABBIT SEMICONDUCTOR
9-may-05
ZORAN CORPORATION agrees to acquire OREN SEMICONDUCTOR
26-apr-05
AVNET to acquire MEMEC
11-apr-05
GOLDEN GATE CAPITAL acquires TDK SEMICONDUCTOR
28-mar-05
MAGNACHIP SEMICONDUCTOR agrees to acquire IC MEDIA
18-feb-05
OKI acquires TI JAPAN's driver chip business for large TFT-LCDs
11-feb-05
SPECTRUM CONTROL acquires AMPLIFONIX
20-jan-05
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES to acquire WAVICS