Category Archives: ASIC Industry Market Trends

Semiconductor Industry M&A Deals Slows Dramatically in 2017

January 18, 2018, anysilicon


he historic flood of merger and acquisition agreements that swept through the semiconductor industry in 2015 and 2016 slowed significantly in 2017, but the total value of M&A deals reached in the year was still more than twice the annual average in the first half of this decade, according to

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Analog IC Market Forecast With Strongest Annual Growth Through 2022

January 12, 2018, anysilicon

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Sales of analog ICs are expected to show the strongest growth rate among major integrated circuit market categories during the next five years, according to IC Insights’ new 2018 McClean Report, which becomes available this month.  The McClean Report forecasts that revenues for analog products—including both general purpose and application-specific devices—will increase by

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Sankalp Semiconductor expands internationally with its operations in Malaysia

January 09, 2018, anysilicon


Sankalp Semiconductor, a design service company offering comprehensive digital & mixed signal SoC services and solutions, today announced establishing a fully owned subsidiary in Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. The company has a strong presence in India, USA and Europe markets. The Malaysia office will enable the company to address the growing

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Semiconductor Fabless IC Company Sales Top $100 Billion for First Time Ever

January 04, 2018, anysilicon


Figure 1 shows the top 10 ranking of fabless IC suppliers for 2017.  Two China-based fabless companies made the top 10 ranking last year—HiSilicon, which sells most of its devices as internal transfers to smartphone supplier Huawei, and Unigroup, which includes the IC sales of both Spreadtrum and RDA. Fabless company

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Arrow Accelerates IoT Leadership Position with eInfochips Acquisition

January 02, 2018, anysilicon


Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire eInfochips, one of the world’s largest design and managed services companies.
eInfochips works with global Fortune 1000 companies at every phase of technology deployment, including developing custom hardware and software and new IoT-based

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Automotive and IoT Will Drive IC Growth Through 2021

December 06, 2017, anysilicon


IC sales for automotive systems and the Internet of Things are forecast to grow 70% faster than total IC revenues between 2016 and 2021, according to IC Insights’ new 2018 Integrated Circuit Market Drivers Report. ICs used in automobiles and other vehicles are forecast to generate worldwide sales of $42.9 billion

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