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The volume of mergers and acquisitions linked to Japan has grown 43% so far this year.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 22, 2024
Japan sees dealmaking boom as mergers and acquisitions rise 43%
A strong stock market is giving companies more scope for acquisitions at a time when the government and investors are pressuring firms to bolster growth.
Renesas Electronics will buy software firm Altium in the biggest acquisition yet of an Australian-listed company by a Japanese buyer.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 15, 2024
Japan chipmaker Renesas to buy software company Altium for $5.9 billion
The move marks the biggest acquisition yet of an Australia-listed company by a Japanese buyer.
Japanese state-backed fund INCJ has sold all but a token portion of its stake in semiconductor manufacturer Renesas Electronics.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 10, 2023
Japan fund INCJ sells ¥279 billion of Renesas shares
The shares have primarily been sold to overseas institutional investors, INCJ said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 4, 2023
Top-ranked fund trims Japan chip stocks for makers of soap and noodles
The Alma Eikoh Japan Large Cap Equity fund has cut its position in Renesas Electronics by almost a third over the past month as the stock more than doubled in value to date.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
May 22, 2021
Global chip shortage likely to continue to haunt Japanese automakers
Manufacturers and tech players are itching to get free of a chip shortage that has derailed their production, but are likely in for a bit of a wait.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 19, 2021
Renesas aims for full return of fire-hit chip plant by July
The Japanese chipmaker restarted partial production at the plant over the weekend, two days ahead of its original schedule.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 17, 2021
Renesas restarts production at fire-hit chip plant near Tokyo
The company has completed repairs and preparations in cleanrooms, which are crucial for semiconductor manufacturing, as part of work to restart production.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 10, 2021
Chipmaker Renesas resumes operations of clean room damaged by March fire
Renesas remains on track to resume production within a month from the March 19 fire, the firm said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 6, 2021
Renesas plans chip output in Ehime after fire at main plant
The plans are part of a bid to recover production as early as possible amid a global semiconductor shortage that has hit the auto industry hard.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 31, 2021
Japan's industrial output fell 2.1% in February as strong quake hit automakers
Automakers were also forced to cut production due to a global chip shortage, according to a report by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 31, 2021
Fire-hit Renesas expects to resume full-scale chip output in June, CEO says
Japan's industry minister said Tuesday that the ministry has asked a Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturer to produce chips to cover the lost output on behalf of the Japanese firm.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Mar 30, 2021
Japan asks Taiwan manufacturers to cooperate in chip production
The move comes after a chip plant owned by Renesas Electronic Corp. was hit by a fire earlier this month.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 24, 2021
Chip shortage makes repair of Renesas factory in Japan a national effort
The auto sector and chip manufacturing are among top export categories for the worldu2019s third-largest economy.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 22, 2021
Fire and ice aggravate chip supply headache for car industry
A fire at a semiconductor factory in Japan, cold weather in North America and ongoing competition for chips are all hitting the global auto industry at the same time.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 21, 2021
Renesas chief says plant fire may seriously impact chip supply
Plating equipment in one of the buildings housing production lines at the plant caught fire due to a surge in current, burning around 5% of the building's clean room area.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 14, 2021
Amid global chip shortage, Renesas halts Ibaraki plant due to quake
The chipmaker has power and all utility equipment is functioning, but it decided to cancel Sundayu2019s production for detailed inspections of the clean rooms as a precaution.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 9, 2021
Dialog agrees to $6 billion takeover by Renesas Electronics
Dialog accepted the all-cash offer of about u20ac4.9 billion, at u20ac67.50 per share, the companies said in statements Monday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 11, 2019
Renesas opens Shanghai auto electronics lab in joint project with Volkswagen group
Japanese semiconductor-maker Renesas Electronics Corp. has opened a laboratory in Shanghai jointly with a local affiliate of Germany's Volkswagen group to boost research and development for automotive electronics applications.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 8, 2019
Renesas to halt six plants in Japan for up to two months
Major Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. will halt six domestic plants for up to two months due to China's economic slowdown, informed sources have said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 31, 2018
Japan's Renesas Electronics in talks to acquire U.S. semiconductor maker IDT
Japanese chipmaker Renesas Electronics Corp. is in talks to acquire U.S. peer Integrated Device Technology Inc. for around $5.5 billion, sources said Friday.

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