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Market Insight: Private Semiconductor Vendors and Startups, 2015

Published: 21 August 2015

ID: G00275825

Analyst(s): Gerald Van Hoy


Startup businesses have declined significantly in the last three years because of high production costs and design complexity, which may drive semiconductor vendors to spend more on M&As. Solar shows large growth in new and private companies, and the Internet of Things continues to be a driver.

Table Of Contents


  • Analysis of Private Semiconductor Companies
  • Fabless, IP Vendors and EDS Continue to Dominate
    • M&A Targets Are Broadening
  • Among Fabless Companies, ASSPs Dominate

Background and Context

The Impact


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