Category Archives: ASIC Industry Market Trends

IC Insights Bulletin: Nvidia’s $40 Billion ARM Purchase Will Test Current M&A “Ceiling”

September 17, 2020, anysilicon

After nearly two months of negotiations and press reports that a blockbuster deal was in the works, Nvidia this week announced a $40 billion agreement to buy ARM—the leading supplier of processor intellectual property (IP)—from financially struggling SoftBank in Japan.  If approved, the deal would be the largest semiconductor acquisition

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1H2020 Top-10 Semiconductor Sales Leaders

August 13, 2020, anysilicon

IC Insights will release its August Update to the 2020 McClean Report later this month.  This Update includes a discussion of the IC foundry market trends and a look at the top-25 1H20 semiconductor suppliers.  The top-10 1H20 semiconductor suppliers are covered in this research bulletin.
The top-10 worldwide semiconductor (IC and O-S-D—optoelectronic, sensor, and discrete)

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Covid-19 Expected to Limit Growth Rates For Many IC Products in 2020

August 06, 2020, anysilicon

IC Insights recently released its Mid-Year Update to The McClean Report 2020.  The update includes IC Insights’ ranking of revenue growth rates for the 33 IC product categories defined by the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization.
Figure 1 shows the distribution of growth rates for the 33 IC product categories in

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Automotive IC Market Forecast With Strongest CAGR Through 2024

June 17, 2020, anysilicon

IC Insights released its June Update to the 2020 McClean Report earlier this month.  This Update included a 2018-2024 IC database that segmented the IC market by major product type including Consumer, Auto, Computer, Industrial, Communications, and Government/Military end-use applications in the Americas, Europe, Japan, China, and Asia-Pacific regions.
Over the past 21 years, the

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2Q 2020 Semiconductor Sales Guidance Now At -5%

June 04, 2020, anysilicon

As part of its May Update to the 2020 McClean Report, IC Insights compiled a list of semiconductor companies that have provided 2Q20 sales guidance. The list included companies from across all geographic regions and all product categories.
Because of uncertainty regarding the impact of Covid-19 on business in the second half of

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China to Fall Far Short of its “Made-in-China 2025” Goal for IC Devices

May 22, 2020, anysilicon

IC Insights will release its May Update to the 2020 McClean Report later this month.  This Update is part of a series of monthly updates to The McClean Report that will be released through November of this year.  The following evaluation of China’s IC market is an excerpt from the original McClean Report released in January.
IC production in

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