Flextronics buys rival EMS player Solectron for $3.6B

Taylor, Colleen
June 2007
Electronic News;6/11/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 24, p7
Trade Publication
The article looks at the acquisition deal between electronics manufacturing services provider Flextronics International Ltd. and rival Solectron Corp. According to Mike McNamara, Flextronics' chief executive officer, Solectron is an extremely important strategic addition to the firm and that this merger transforms the landscape of the industry. It could take up to 24 months to fully integrate this acquisition, Flextronics claim, which will eventually save the firm some $200 million after-tax.


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