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Semiconductor: Britain’s largest manufacturer to be acquired by a Chinese group

Newport Wafer Fab (NWF), the U.K.’s largest fab, is set to be acquired by Chinese-owned Nexperia, for around £63 million ($87 million) next week, amid global semiconductor shortage. Nexperia is a Dutch company that is controlled by Wingtech Technology, which owns 98.2 percent of the company. NWF is a South Wales-based private company founded in […]