2023-01-30 - Majeed Ahmad

Test and manufacturing synergy and the NI acquisition saga

Emerson's takeover bid for National Instruments seems to be an effort to create a synergy between the test and manufacturing worlds.

2023-01-19 - Infineon Technologies AG

Infineon divests HiRel DC-DC converter business

Micross will acquire Infineon's HiRel DC-DC converter business, including its hybrid and custom board-based power products.

2022-11-09 - Majeed Ahmad

Toshiba is at crossroads, again

The fate of Toshiba and its 116,000 employees hangs in the balance once more, calling for astute financial engineering for a turnaround.

2022-07-21 - Renesas Electronics Corp.

Renesas completes acquisition of Reality AI

Renesas has finalized the acquisition of embedded AI solutions provider Reality AI.

2022-07-13 - Majeed Ahmad

Why Nordic Semi is acquiring an embedded memory supplier

The MCUs and SoCs serving IoT applications are getting bigger and smarter and embedded memory has become a vital ingredient in these devices.

2022-06-16 - Renesas Electronics Corp.

Renesas to acquire Reality AI

Renesas is enhancing its endpoint AI capability with the acquisition of Reality AI.

2022-05-30 - Nitin Dahad

Why Broadcom is acquiring VMware

Is Broadcom acquiring a cash cow or building a vertical stack of components from processor to application? The latter could be highly transformative, but the question of how effective a full stack strategy.

2022-04-11 - Littelfuse Inc.

Littelfuse to acquire C&K Switches

Littelfuse will acquire C&K Switches at an enterprise value of $540 million.

2022-03-25 - Majeed Ahmad

Analog IP offerings a hot commodity in semiconductor M&A

SEMIFIVE's purchase of Analog Bits shows the crucial importance of analog and mixed-signal building blocks in accelerating the SoC designs.

2021-12-31 - Majeed Ahmad

Chronicle of 10 analog, power and RF acquisitions in 2021

Here's a rundown of the 10 acquisition deals in the analog, power and RF design industries.