Category Archives: ASIC Industry Market Trends

Cadence Mergers and Acquisitions History [infographic]

March 18, 2013, anysilicon

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The following infographics shows Cadence’s mergers and acquisitions along the years from its very beginning.
Cadence Design Systems was founded in 1988 by the merger of SDA Systems and ECAD and has been involved with 100 mergers and acquisitions. The very recent and large acquisitions are:
Year 2013

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Semiconductor Assembly and Test Services (SATS) Market and Leaders

January 28, 2013, anysilicon

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Semiconductor Assembly and Test Services are converting rapidly into a pure outsourcing mode of operation. While today perhaps only 50% of the market is using Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly and Test (OSAT, or SATS) this number is set to increase in the future.
While many of the low-end suppliers are competing

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Top 10 Semiconductor Companies Leaders Growth and Winners

December 18, 2012, anysilicon

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This post describes the growth of top 10 semiconductors companies in the last 10 years. It tracks the growth of the 10 semiconductor leaders from 2002 to 2011 and shares some nontraditional thoughts about the ten semiconductors vendors’ success:
 
Thought #1: Follow the market trends
Since the 80’s companies from USA,

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Semiconductor Foundries Growth 2002-2012

August 23, 2012, anysilicon

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Update (August 2012): Our internal analysis shows GLOBALFOUNDRIES to become the second largest foundry worldwide and managed to break the 4B$ barrier. See below updated charts.
Foundry business is doing well, the semiconductor market is growing and there is a continues need for silicon component supply.
While we are aware of

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The Chart they don’t sant you to see

July 02, 2012, anysilicon

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Foundry business is doing good, the semiconductor market is growing and there is a continues need for silicon component supply.
While we are aware of TSMC’s market leadership, and we follow foundry ranking data every year, there is no yet an overview of the last 10 years history. What actually

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