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ARM Exploiting IP in a Growing End-Market


ARM Ltd is a designer of low-power microprocessors, which generates revenue by licensing its intellectual property to semiconductor manufacturers. It has enjoyed ten years of unbroken profitability, more than quadrupling its revenues during the same period. This case study shows how providing a solution to a technological problem, and consistently executing a simple but effective business model, has brought the company success. The ARM business model is based on intellectual property. The company designs the core architecture of the digital processors that form the heart of many contemporary electronic products…. Read more

Texas Instruments Case Study: National Semiconductor is TI’s Latest Strategic Acquisition


In September 2011, Texas Instruments (TI) acquired National Semiconductor (NatSemi), a leading manufacturer of analog semiconductors. The deal significantly increases TI’s share of the buoyant and highly profitable analog market. It is also the latest in a series of acquisitions and divestments that over the course of more than a decade have helped transform TI from a diversified technology company into one highly focused on semiconductor manufacturing. TI has been using acquisitions and divestments to focus on its core competence of semiconductor device manufacturing. In 2011, TI acquired NatSemi, a… Read more

South and East Asia – driving growth in the Electrical Equipment Market

The global electrical equipment market was adversely impacted by the economic downturn, experiencing decline of almost 9% in 2009. It recovered strongly in 2010 and has since grown to exceed pre-recession levels. Industry Figures The global electrical equipment market grew by 4.4% in 2011 to reach a value of $202.0 billion, representing a compound annual growth rate of 1.1% for the period spanning 2007-2011. Growth in this market is being driven primarily by increased demand in the growth markets of South and East Asia. The region is home to more… Read more