In 2018, global sales for the semiconductor industry reached $468.8 billion—the industry’s highest-ever annual total.
Slowing growth and increasing costs for designing, packaging and testing device chips are plaguing semiconductor companies worldwide. As a result, companies are now relying heavily on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to generate profits in a competitive landscape.
In fact, acquisition agreements reached a combined value of $23.2 billion in 2018.
Are you ready to test the waters with a merger? Or, an acquisition? Read on to learn how M&A have helped semiconductor companies pursue growth in rising markets and customer segments.