ChipMOS, Tsinghua Unigroup Form Joint Venture

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. (listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under Stock Ticker 8150 and on the NASDAQ under Stock Ticker IMOS; hereinafter “ChipMOS Taiwan” or “ChipMOS”) and Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. (“Tsinghua Unigroup”) today announced an agreement to form a joint-venture and to mutually terminate Tsinghua Unigroup’s earlier private placement plan. Under the joint-venture agreement, ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (BVI)…

SPIL Forms Alliance with Tsinghua

Taichung — Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. Announcement (Taiwan Securities Exchange code: 2325, NASDAQ code: SPIL): Siliconware Precision Industries Co., Ltd. (“SPIL”) and Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. (“Unigroup”) entered into a Strategic Alliance Agreement and Share Subscription Agreement today in Hsinchu. Purpose of Alliance (1)     As a global semiconductor packaging and testing leader with advanced packaging…

Tsinghua to Buy 25% Stake in ChipMOS Taiwan

Hsinchu, Taiwan — ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (Bermuda) LTD. (“ChipMOS” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services (“OSAT”), today announced that the Board of Directors of its 58.0% owned subsidiary ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. (“ChipMOS Taiwan”, Taiwan Stock Exchange Stock Ticker 8150) has authorized and signed a share purchase agreement to…

Tsinghua-Micron: A Fake $23B Deal to Test U.S. Regulators?

Micron Technology Inc. may be an attractive acquisition target but it should not be on the acquisition menu of China’s Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. as reported earlier this week by many news outlets. In fact, considering the likely regulatory opposition to the deal, it shouldn’t even be seriously considered by a Chinese company. This transaction doesn’t…