NXP takes 60% stake in Trident as companies combine DTV, set-top box businesses

Deffree, Suzanne
October 2009
Electronic News (10616624);10/12/2009, Vol. 55 Issue 40, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that NXP Semiconductors will take a 60% stake in Trident Microsystems Inc. through a transaction that will see Trident merge NXP's television systems and set-top box business lines into its digital media applications IC and software portfolio. Santa Clara, California-based Trident said that in order to drive cost efficiencies it expects to retain a core set of technology centers of excellence in Europe and North America.


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