CEO Interview: Charlie Janac of Arteris

CEO Interview: Charlie Janac of Arteris
by Daniel Nenni on 10-17-2016 at 7:00 am

Charlie Janac ArterisIP

When Charlie Janac talks, people listen, absolutely. Charlie’s 30 year career spans EDA, IP, semiconductor equipment, nano-technology, and venture capital. For the last 11 years he has been CEO of interconnect IP provider Arteris who invented the industry’s first commercial network on chip (NoC) SoC interconnect IP… Read More


Semiconductor C-level Executives Explore the Seventh Sense!

Semiconductor C-level Executives Explore the Seventh Sense!
by Daniel Nenni on 10-14-2016 at 12:00 pm

The GSA US Executive Forum is in its 5[SUP]th[/SUP] year. It is a time for top level semiconductor executives to meet and try to make sense of a very complex and fast moving industry that has tremendous influence on modern day life. You can see a list of attendees with bios and pictures HERE. There is a lot to talk about (The Future of Drones… Read More


Why did Softbank pay so much for ARM? Because it’s worth it

Why did Softbank pay so much for ARM? Because it’s worth it
by Gus Richard on 07-24-2016 at 7:00 am

Softbank’s acquisition of ARM Holdings was not only unexpected, but also the valuation was astonishingly high. Softbank is acquiring ARM for $32.2B or 23x CY15 revenue and 46x CY16 earnings. This was a 46% premium to the prior day’s closing price before the announcement of the acquisition. The questions to ask are: Why is Softbank… Read More


Not-so-ulterior motive leads SoftBank to ARM

Not-so-ulterior motive leads SoftBank to ARM
by Don Dingee on 07-19-2016 at 4:00 pm

This week’s £24.3B offer for ARM Holdings plc from SoftBank has been widely viewed as Brexit reflexit. It did firm up in the preceding two weeks, but this acquisition offer has been years in the making – and if it sticks, one SoftBank motive many analysts and editors are missing comes front and center.… Read More