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SK hynix Seeks to Buy British Chip Designer Arm Through Consortium

SK hynix Seeks to Buy British Chip Designer Arm Through Consortium

SEOUL, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc., the world’s second largest memory chip maker, is reviewing to acquire British semiconductor company Arm Ltd. with strategic partners, its top executive said Wednesday. “We are reviewing possibly forming a consortium, together with strategic partners, to jointly acquire it,” Park Jung-ho, vice chairman and CEO of [...]

SK hynix Signs On as Main Sponsor for PUBG Tournament

SK hynix Signs On as Main Sponsor for PUBG Tournament

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc., South Korea’s No. 2 chipmaker, is now the main sponsor for the domestic tournament of mega-hit video game “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” organized by Krafton Inc. A total of 128 influencers participated in the tournament held last weekend. The world’s largest DRAM producer marketed its Double Data Rate [...]

Samsung, SK hynix Report Difficulty Procuring Key Equipment for Chip Plant Operations

Samsung, SK hynix Report Difficulty Procuring Key Equipment for Chip Plant Operations

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top two chipmakers — Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix Inc. — have been having difficulty procuring equipment essential to the operation of their chip fabrication facilities. Both companies mentioned the prolonged lead time, the time it takes for a product or service to go through all [...]

SK hynix Closes 1st Phase of Intel’s NAND Business Acquisition, Names New Entity Solidigm

SK hynix Closes 1st Phase of Intel’s NAND Business Acquisition, Names New Entity Solidigm

SEOUL, Dec. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc, South Korea’s key memory chip maker, said Thursday it has closed the first phase of the transaction to acquire Intel’s NAND and solid-state drive (SSD) business, and will name the newly established subsidiary Solidigm. The announcement came eight days after it received the merger clearance from [...]