Q1 2024

Silicon wafers

NEWPORT, UK FAB SALE NOW COMPLETE ATREG is pleased to announce that the acquisition of Nexperia B.V.’s operational 200mm wafer fab located in Newport, South Wales, UK by Vishay Intertechnology,

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Q2 2022

JDI Higashiura fab cropped

AVAILABLE FOR SALE: JDI OPERATIONAL FAB, HIGASHIURA, JAPAN Japan Display, Inc. (JDI) has exclusively retained ATREG to assist with the disposition of its operational LCD G3.5 manufacturing facility located in

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Q4 2021

Elmos 200mm Dortmund fab

SOLD: ELMOS OPERATIONAL 200MM FAB, DORTMUND, GERMANY ATREG is pleased to announce that it has successfully advised Elmos Semiconductor SE on the disposition of its operational automotive-certified 200mm manufacturing facility

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Q3 2021

Semi fab equipment

EXECUTIVE Q&A: AJIT MANOCHA, PRESIDENT & CEO, SEMI ATREG recently sat down with Ajit Manocha, President and CEO of SEMI headquartered in Milpitas, CA, to discuss the United States Innovation

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Silicon wafers

ATREG ADVISES TI ON MICRON LEHI, UT FAB ACQUISITION ATREG has successfully advised Texas Instruments (TI) in the acquisition of Micron Technology’s operational 300mm Lehi, UT manufacturing facility for $900 million. The

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Q2 2021

Man holding IC

SOLD: ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS CLEANROOM, THAILAND ATREG is pleased to announce that it has successfully facilitated the disposition of Allegro MicroSystems’ manufacturing facility in Thailand for approximately $30 million before fees

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Q4 2020

Allegro Thailand fab cropped

EXECUTIVE Q&A: RAVI VIG, PRESIDENT & CEO, ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS ATREG recently sat down with Ravi Vig, President and CEO of Allegro MicroSystems (Nasdaq: ALGM) based in Manchester, NH, to discuss

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Q3 2020

ON Semiconductor's Oudenaarde fab

GUEST COLUMN: COVID-19 DRIVES RISE FOR SEMICONDUCTORS From gloom to boom for some industry segments By Christian Dieseldorff, Senior Principal Analyst for Semiconductors, Industry Research & Statistics Group, SEMI The

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Q3 2019

semiconductor compressor cropped

ATREG ASSISTS MOHAWK VALLEY EDGE WITH SECURING CREE GREENFIELD SIC 200MM FAB IN UPSTATE NEW YORK The ATREG team is pleased to announce that as marketing agent for Mohawk Valley

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Q2 2019

CV-test-production-floor-2-800x517 cropped

SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY OUTLOOK: UNSURE IN THE NEAR TERM AND PRECARIOUS IN RECOVERY By Malcolm Penn, Chairman & CEO, Future Horizons After strong growth in 2017 and early 2018, global economic activity

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Q1 2019

Fab gowning room

ATREG FACILITATES GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 300MM NY FAB SALE TO ON SEMI ATREG announced today that it has successfully represented and assisted ON Semiconductor Corporation with the structure of a transaction to

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Q4 2018

Fab cylinders

GUEST COLUMN: THE KEY FACTORS IMPACTING SEMICONDUCTOR MARKET GROWTH By Dr. Handel Jones, CEO, International Business Strategies The global semiconductor market is projected to amount to $850 billion in 2027 compared

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Q3 2018

GLOBALFOUNDRIES 300MM & 200MM TOOL ASSETS In conjunction with their recent strategy announcement, GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) is realigning their tool set to better support their differentiated offerings. GF has appointed ATREG

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Q2 2018

Cleanroom corridor

EXECUTIVE Q&A: THOMAS SONDERMAN, PRESIDENT, SKYWATER TECHNOLOGY FOUNDRY In March 2017, ATREG facilitated the successful sale of Cypress Semiconductor Corp.’s operational 200mm fab located in Bloomington, Minn. to SkyWater Technology Foundry.

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Q1 2018

TAX REFORM: NEW BONUS DEPRECIATION BENEFITS In today’s tight global brownfield market, advanced technology companies have to turn to alternative choices when it comes to selecting infrastructure-rich manufacturing facilities to

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Q4 2017

EXECUTIVE Q&A: STEVEN DIMEO, PRESIDENT, MOHAWK VALLEY EDGE The tight market for brownfield semiconductor fabs is compelling companies seeking additional manufacturing capacity to seriously consider greenfield alternatives. ATREG recently sat down with

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Q3 2017


AVAILABLE FOR LEASE: FLEXIBLE 300MM ADVANCED CLEANROOM ATREG is representing the owner of an advanced 300mm manufacturing shell who would consider leasing all or a portion of their facility to

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Q2 2017

Photovoltaic solar panels

WHAT’S NEXT FOR SOLAR MANUFACTURING OPERATIONS? Solar is a real success story, now recognized as the world’s primary source of renewable energy. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA),

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Q1 2017

Silicon wafers

ATREG ADVISES CYPRESS ON MINN. FAB SALE The ATREG Team is pleased to announce that it has successfully advised Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) on the sale of the subsidiary that owns

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Q3 2016

Q3 2016 newsletter microcontroller board

AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE: ADVANCED PACKAGING PRODUCTION FACILITY, JAPAN ATREG has been retained to facilitate the sale of an operational back-end facility located in Japan that specializes in the development, design,

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Q2 2016

Q2 2016 ATREG fab disposition newsletter

SEMI REPORT: 19 NEW FABS AND LINES TO START CONSTRUCTION The latest update of SEMI’s World Fab Forecast report published last month reveals that 19 new fabs and lines will begin

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Q1 2016

TI Greenock Scotland fab

AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE: TI 200MM / 150MM FAB, GREENOCK, SCOTLAND Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) has retained ATREG to facilitate the sale of its operational 200mm / 150mm fab located at

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Q4 2015

Wafer in production

ATREG FACILITATES SALE OF MAXIM’S SAN JOSE 200MM FAB ATREG is pleased to announce that it has successfully advised Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) with regard to the sale of

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Q3 2015

Silicon wafer

AVAILABLE FOR SALE: QUALCOMM INFRASTRUCTURE-RICH CLEANROOM FAB, SAN JOSE, CA ATREG is pleased to announce that it has been retained by Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, Inc. to facilitate the sale of

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Q2 2015

Silicon wafer tool II

BID DEADLINE FOR RENESAS KOFU IS JULY 8, 2015 The bid deadline for Renesas Electronics Corporation’s Kofu Technology Campus located in Kai City (Kofu), Japan is July 8, 2015. Any

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Q1 2015

Wafer tray

AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE: STATE-OF-THE-ART CLEANROOM, SINGAPORE ATREG is pleased to offer for purchase a production-ready, state-of-the-art cleanroom located in Singapore. This facility consists of a fabrication plant, a warehouse, an

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Q4 2014

2014 ATREG SEMICONDUCTOR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT PROCEEDINGS NOW AVAILABLE On September 17 and 18, ATREG’s fourth-annual Semiconductor Leadership Summit brought together 45 executives from around the globe representing a broad spectrum

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Q2 2014

Blue circuit board

ATREG ASSISTS RENESAS WITH DISPOSITION OF FAB MANUFACTURING ASSETS Over the past several years, ATREG has helped Renesas Electronics Corporation reposition their manufacturing portfolio through the disposition of fabs in the

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Q1 2014

Cleanroom disposition

IS 2014 THE YEAR OF THE CONNECTED DEVICE? About three weeks before Christmas, I bought myself an early present and installed two Nest thermostats in my house. Lifting it out

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Q3 2013

Electronic components

MACRO SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES ATREG recently had the opportunity to spend quality time with a group of senior executives from leading semiconductor companies and discuss some key industry topics, issues,

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Q2 2013

Silicon wafer tray

WILL OSAT FOLLOW THE FOUNDRY GROWTH MODEL? I recently came upon an article citing a prediction made by industry research firm IDC for the expected growth of the semiconductor market

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Q1 2013

Integrated circuit

THE INFLECTION POINT: THE FUTURE ISN’T WHAT IT USED TO BE As we look forward into 2013, the uncertainty in the semiconductor sector is readily apparent when one examines recently

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Q4 2012

Bunny suits in cleanroom

UNPRECEDENTED SEMI CHALLENGES WILL DRIVE A NEW WAVE OF CONSOLIDATION IN 2013 At the end of September, we hosted ATREG’s second annual Semiconductor Leadership Summit in Seattle during which a number of

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Q3 2012

Printed circuit board

THE FUTURE OF SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING Back in July, I had the honor to speak at GSA’s CEO Roundtable in Taiwan regarding the future of semiconductor manufacturing, a topic on the

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Q2 2012

Former IDT Hillsboro fab

REVAMPING JAPAN’S IC MANUFACTURING STRATEGY I have had the chance to spend a significant amount of time in Japan over the past few months and experience first-hand many of the

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Q1 2012

Silicon wafers

MARKET OBSERVATIONS AND INSIGHTS FOR 2012 Momentum from the 2010 semiconductor market rebound carried into Q1 2011, but quickly dissipated as devastating natural disasters took their toll on the industry,

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Q3 2011

Electronic components

FABLESS TO FAB-LITE: AN EMERGING TREND?  Each year brings new challenges and opportunities for the global semiconductor industry. What remains constant though is a company’s need to produce the right

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Q2 2011


ARE FAB INVESTMENTS IN MATURE MANUFACTURING REGIONS MAKING A COMEBACK? 2011 is off to an active start for the semiconductor industry with several notable M&A and fab transactions announced or

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Q1 2011

Data center room

2011 SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY OUTLOOK In 2009, we saw an unprecedented abundance of surplus equipment, fab shells, and operational fabs. The economic downturn forced IDMs to right-size and shed assets while

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Q4 2010

Silicon wafers

WELCOME TO THE NEW ATREG! I wanted to personally welcome you to the new ATREG! The past couple of months have been an exciting time for our company. In September,

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