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NEC-Renesas merger pushes in 2010

Posted: 21 Dec 2009 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Renesas NEC merger? microcontroller? SoC?

NEC Electronics Corp. and Renesas Technology Corp. have signing a deal to integrate business operations at NEC Electronics and Renesas on April 1, 2010.

The agreement follows on from the definitive agreement which was signed on September 16.s

The integrated company after the business integration will provide globally competitive products in its three major product groupsmicrocontrollers, SoCs and discrete productsby concentrating its development resources to enhance the companies' respective advantages.

Both NEC Electronics and Renesas are planning shareholder meetings for approval of merger agreement on Feb 24, 2010.

Hitachi Ltd and Mitsubishi Electric Corp., the new shareholders of the integrated company after the business integration, will be entitled to vote at the ordinary shareholders meeting of the integrated company which is scheduled to be held in June 2010.

- Colin Holland
EE Times Europe

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