2017 Top Acquisitions and Mergers of Semiconductor Industry

The first half of 2017, remained cold but the as the year progressed electronics industry has seen mega-mergers and awaited acquisitions.   If we look back in 2016 and 2015 both years have appeared as the all-time high mergers and acquisition in the semiconductor industry. Due to technology advancements and investors involvement, many awaited and impactful mergers are expected in 2018. All these mergers and acquisitions will provide diversification of products and investment. The technologies will complement and enhance the era of diversified tech miracles.

Let us see 2017 Acquisitions and Mergers till the date:

Month Acquirer Target/Acquired Technology Offerings
 March Intel Mobileye Autonomous Driving


 March Analog Device One Tree Microdevices GaN Technology, RF & Microwave
April Keysight Technologies Ixia Network Testing
August Western Digital Tegile Object Storage For Big Data
August Lam Research Corporation Coventor Process Integrate simulations
October Astronics Corporation Telefonix  Aerospace : Critical Equipment
October Dialog Semiconductor Silego Technology Mixed-Signal IC


November Broadcom Brocade Networking Solutions
November Siemens Solido Design Automation IC
November Synposys Black Duck Software Software Security
December STMicroelectronics Atollic embedded
December Thales Gemalto Digital Technologies
December Silicon Labs Sigma Designs Smart Home: Z wave