The Virtual Consolidator

Orr, Deborah
November 2003
Forbes Global;11/10/2003, Vol. 6 Issue 21, p28
Reports on the consolidation opportunity facing Pasquale Pistorio of STMicroelectronics NV in the semiconductor industry with the potential split of the chip unit of Motorola Inc. in 2004. Doctrine of consolidation preached by Pistorio; Merger criteria of Pistorio; Achievements of Pistorio in the industry; Key reason for cooperating with competitors; Ways in which ST has worked with competitors to gain an edge. INSET: Nice Digs.


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