Avnet outbids Datwyler

Avnet says it has reached agreement with the Premier Farnell’s directors to acquire the company in an all cash offer which values the distributor at £691million. This is said to be a 12.1% premium over the offer from Datwyler, which was initially accepted by Premier Farnell’s board.

  • Avnet outbids Datwyler to acquire Premier Farnell

    Avnet says it has reached agreement with the Premier Farnell’s directors to acquire the company in an all cash offer which values the distributor at £691million. This is said to be a 12.1% premium over the offer from Datwyler, which was initially accepted by ... Read More
  • EU and Japan expand collaboration to create smart cities

    The EU-Japan ClouT – cloud of things – consortium has decided to add cities and partners to the recent BigClouT programme. The programme gives an analytics capability to the city by leveraging IoT, cloud and big data technologies creating a distributed ... Read More
  • Adlink previews COM Express 3.0 Type 7 pin out

    Board developer Adlink Technology has released a preview of the Type 7 pin out for the COM Express standard, currently being updated to version 3.0. The new pinout brings 10Gbit Ethernet (GbE) capabilities to the format factor, with potential benefits in ... Read More
  • Toshiba moves to 64 layer flash memories

    Toshiba has announced the latest generation of BiCS FLASH, its 3D flash memory. The latest version is a 64 layer device that incorporates 3bit/cell technology, enabling 256Gbit to be stored. Toshiba says its next target is a 512Gbit device, also with 64 ... Read More





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