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Foundry TriQuint buys chip designer – the start of a trend?

TriQuint Semiconductor has announced the acquisition of one of its foundry customers, TriAccess Technologies. Could this be the start of a trend?

I have written in this blog about how the semiconductor market will look in a post-recession world. One aspect of this is how online services will change the way components are sourced.

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  1. Tom Smith
    September 09, 2009 14:15

    You’re making too much of this. It simply is an end market Tqnt wants to be in themselves and now can enter easily without misgivings: They already have confidence in the working relationship with TriAccess, and TriAccess was already partially in-house. How could a more sure acquisition be made?

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