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Hardware Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment

  • *SK Hynix to invest 395 bln yen. SEOUL, Sept 27- South Korea's SK Hynix Inc said on Wednesday its board had approved its participation in a Bain Capital- led consortium that plans to purchase Toshiba Corp's memory chip unit for 2 trillion yen. The Bain-led consortium will hold 49.9 percent of the voting rights in the chip unit, while Toshiba will hold 40.2 percent and...

  • *SK Hynix to invest 395 bln yen. SEOUL, Sept 27- South Korea's SK Hynix Inc said its board had approved its participation in a consortium led by Bain Capital that plans to purchase Toshiba Corp's memory chip unit for 2 trillion yen. SK Hynix said in a statement it will invest 395 billion yen.

  • SEOUL, Sept 27- South Korea's SK Hynix Inc said its board had approved its participation in a consortium led by Bain Capital that plans to purchase Toshiba Corp's memory chip unit for 2 trillion yen.

  • The Boise, Idaho- based company has been boosted in recent quarters also by surging demand for its NAND memory chips, used to store data like music and photos on mobile devices. "We expect the industry to remain moderately undersupplied for the rest of 2017 for both DRAM and NAND," Chief Executive Sanjay Mehrotra, who took over the post in May, said on a post-earnings...

  • Sept 26- Micron Technology Inc reported a 90.8 percent rise in fourth-quarter revenue, helped by surging prices for its memory chips used in smartphones and computers. Net income attributable to Micron was $2.37 billion, or $1.99 per share, in the quarter ended Aug. 31, compared with a loss of $170 million, or 16 cents per share, a year earlier. The company's net sales...

  • *Injunction sought at International Court of Arbitration. TOKYO, Sept 26- Western Digital Corp said on Tuesday it will seek an injunction to block the sale of Toshiba Corp's prized semiconductor business to a rival group, upping the ante in an acrimonious battle with its chip venture partner. Western Digital's injunction is being sought with the International...

  • TOKYO, Sept 26- Western Digital Corp said on Tuesday it will seek an injunction to block the sale of Toshiba Corp's prized semiconductor business to a rival group, upping the ante in an acrimonious battle with its chip venture partner. The latest legal action by the U.S. firm, which jointly invests in Toshiba's main chip plant, comes in the wake of the Japanese...

  • TOKYO, Sept 25- Toshiba Corp told its main banks on Monday it has not signed the $18 billion sale of its semiconductor business because Apple Inc, a member of the buyer group, has not agreed on key terms, two people involved in the deal said. The struggling Japanese conglomerate announced last Wednesday it had chosen a consortium led by U.S. private equity firm Bain...

  • Top performers after SMH jumps 8%

    According to Kensho, here are the top performing semiconductor stocks after the ETF jumps at least 8% in a month.

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 21- U.S. electronic chipmaker GlobalFoundries has asked European antitrust regulators to investigate market leader TSMC, accusing the Taiwanese firm of unfair competition, an industry source said on Monday. GlobalFoundries is the closest challenger to Taiwan- based TSMC in the foundry, or contract market for making chips for firms without...

  • *Negotiations among consortium members still ongoing- sources. TOKYO, Sept 21- Japan's Toshiba Corp is locked in last minute discussions over "key issues" with the would-be buyers of its $18 billion memory chip business led by U.S. private equity firm Bain, potentially delaying a formal agreement on the sale. Instead, South Korea's SK Hynix Inc, part of the winning...

  • TOKYO, Sept 21- Japan's Toshiba Corp is expected to formalize the sale of its prized memory chip unit on Thursday to a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital, even as jilted suitor and joint venture partner Western Digital took fresh legal action. But even after Toshiba officials announced that the 2 trillion yen deal had been reached, question marks...

  • TOKYO, Sept 21- Japan's Toshiba Corp is expected to formalise the sale of its prized memory chip unit on Thursday to a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital, even as jilted suitor and joint venture partner Western Digital took fresh legal action. But even after Toshiba officials announced that the 2 trillion yen deal had been reached, question marks...

  • *$18 bln agreement follows dramatic twists. TOKYO, Sept 20- Japan's Toshiba Corp agreed on Wednesday to sell its prized semiconductor business to a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital LP, a key step in keeping the struggling Japanese conglomerate listed on the Tokyo exchange. It's unclear whether the sale to the Bain Capital- led group will proceed...

  • *$18 bln agreement follows dramatic twists. TOKYO, Sept 20- Japan's Toshiba Corp agreed on Wednesday to sell its prized semiconductor business to a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital LP, a key step in keeping the struggling Japanese conglomerate listed on the Tokyo exchange. It's unclear whether the sale to the Bain Capital- led group will proceed...

  • *Bain-led bid worth some $22 bln- sources. TOKYO, Sept 20- Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp has chosen a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital to buy its prized memory chip unit, three people with knowledge of the talks said on Wednesday, a last-minute dramatic twist to a highly contentious auction. The make-up of the consortium could spell trouble ahead,...

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp has selected a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital to buy its prized memory chip unit, three people with knowledge of the talks said on Wednesday, a last-minute dramatic twist to a highly contentious auction. Kingston Technology and Seagate Technology Plc are also part of the group.

  • *Decision was made by Toshiba's board- sources. *Toshiba to make announcement later on Wednesday- sources. TOKYO, Sept 20- Japan's Toshiba Corp has selected a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital to buy its prized memory chip unit, three people with knowledge of the talks said on Wednesday, the latest dramatic twist to a highly contentious auction.

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp has selected a group led by U.S. private equity firm Bain Capital to buy its prized memory chip unit, three people with knowledge of the talks said on Wednesday. The decision was made by Toshiba's board and will be announced later on Wednesday, two sources said. The people declined to be identified as they were not...

  • TOKYO, Sept 20- Booming shipments of cars and electronics in August drove up Japan's exports at the fastest pace in nearly four years, further evidence that overseas demand is strong enough to support healthy economic growth. Export growth is seen likely to continue as the global economy remains on a solid footing, which should underpin policymakers'...