Acer to sell its stake in Apacer

Posted on Friday, Jul 11 2008 @ 03:16 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
DigiTimes reports Acer is going to sell all of its 34.4% holding in memory module subsidiary Apacer.
Acer has decided to sell off all of its 34.4% holding in memory module subsidiary Apacer Technology, with Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC), A-Data Technology, and Apacer's current management team set to take up the released shares, according to industry sources.

PSC is expected to take a thin slice of the Acer holdings, which will nevertheless make it the biggest shareholder of Apacer with an almost 25% stake, the sources said.

Apacer's management team will increase its stake to 20% to become the second largest shareholder, followed by A-Data, who will have 5-10%, the sources said.


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