Chip company mergers and acquisitions reach $80 billion

intel_ireland_semiconductor_chip_fab_300mm_waferInterest in writing cheques for chipmakers through mergers and acquisitions (M&As) is expected to pick up.

Chipmakers have already announced over $80 billion worth of M&As in 2015.

Chipmakers are acquiring peers to expand capacity and capabilities ahead of an explosion in demand for all kinds of semiconductors necessitated by the Internet of Things.… Read the rest