Key Developments: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005935.KS)

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Samsung Electronics subsidiary to merge with wholly-owned subsidiary
Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 01:00am EST 

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd:Says its subsidiary, Samsung Electronics America,Inc., will merge with a wholly owned sub-subsidiary, Samsung Telecommunications America LLC., which is engaged in sale of communication products, to improve operating efficency and create synergy.Expected merger effective date of Jan. 1, 2015.Samsung Electronics America,Inc. will survive and Samsung Telecommunications America LLC. will be dissolved, after the merger.  Full Article

Corning Inc to acquire Samsung Electronics' Fiber Optics Business
Tuesday, 2 Dec 2014 07:00am EST 

Corning Inc:Says it has reached a definitive agreement with Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. to acquire its fiber optics business.Terms of the agreement were not released.Acquisition is expected to be completed by the end of the first quarter of 2015.  Full Article

Samsung Electronics to dispose treasury shares
Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 02:09am EST 

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd:To sell 1,650,000 shares of common stock on Nov. 27, for 1,963,500 mln won.To sell 250,000 shares of preferred stock on Feb. 26, 2015, for 229,750 mln won.  Full Article

Samsung Electronics to sell shares of SAMSUNG GENERAL CHEMICALS CO.,LTD.
Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 07:01pm EST 

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd:To sell 3,016,705 shares of SAMSUNG GENERAL CHEMICALS CO.,LTD. (target company), which is engaged in the manufacturing of high purity terephthalic acid (PTA).Transaction price of 100,050,768,367 won.To hold 0 pct stake in the target company, after the transaction.  Full Article

Samsung Electronics to sell entire shares of SAMSUNG TECHWIN CO.,LTD.
Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 06:59pm EST 

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd:To sell 13,526,935 shares of SAMSUNG TECHWIN CO.,LTD., which is engaged in production of engine and industrial equipment.Transaction price of 661,017,094,688 won.To hold 0 pct in the target company, after the transaction.  Full Article

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd acquires Proximal Data
Sunday, 2 Nov 2014 09:10pm EST 

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd:Says that it has acquired Proximal Data, Inc., a San Diego, California-based pioneer of server-side caching software with I/O intelligence that work within virtualized systems.Says the terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Full Article

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd gives Q3 2014 outlook below analysts' estimates
Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 02:00am EDT 

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd:Expects Q3 2014 consolidated sales in the range of 46 ~ 48 trillion Korean won.Expects Q3 2014 operating profit in the range of 3.9 ~ 4.3 trillion Korean won.Says Q3 earnings is expected to decrease substantially quarter-on-quarter as a result of declines in the mobile business due to intensified smartphone competition, which also had an adverse effect on the performance of the OLED and S.LSI businesses, and weak seasonal demand for the CE business.Q3 2014 revenue of 52 trillion Korean won, EBIT of 5.5 trillion Korean won - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

U.S. international trade commission opens investigation into Samsung Electronics Co Ltd product infringement of NVIDIA Corp GPU patents
Monday, 6 Oct 2014 06:51pm EDT 

NVIDIA Corp:Says that U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has voted to investigate whether certain Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's products should be blocked from entering the country because they infringe GPU patents owned by NVIDIA.Decision follows complaint filed last month in ITC by NVIDIA.NVIDIA has also filed lawsuit in Delaware District Court seeking damages for infringement.Products at issue include Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 mobile phones; and Galaxy Tab S, Galaxy Note Pro and Galaxy Tab 2 computer tablets.Most of these devices incorporate Qualcomm mobile processors - including Snapdragon S4, 400, 600, 800, 801 and 805.Others are powered by Samsung's own Exynos mobile processors.  Full Article

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd acquires PrinterOn
Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 04:00pm EDT 

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd:Says acquisition of PrinterOn, a pioneer in mobile cloud printing solutions based in Ontario.Acquisition is expected to reinforce Samsung's expansive mobile ecosystem, particularly for company's B2B customers, as well as further Samsung's leadership in the standardization of mobile printing as founding member of the Mopria Alliance.PrinterOn will operate as an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Canada (SECA).  Full Article

ParkerVision Inc names Samsung as additional defendant in patent infringement suit
Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 10:00pm EDT 

ParkerVision Inc:Says that it has amended its patent infringement complaint filed on May 1, 2014 against Qualcomm Incorporated, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., HTC Corporation and HTC America, Inc.Says the amended complaint, filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, names Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Samsung Electronics America, Inc. and Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (collectively Samsung) as additional defendants.The four additional patents relate to frequency translations and methods and systems for down-converting an electromagnetic signal.Says the original seven patents in this case relate to radio frequency up-conversion of electromagnetic signals, systems for control of multi-mode, multi-band communications, baseband innovations including control and system calibration, and wireless protocol conversion.ParkerVision is seeking unspecified monetary damages from the defendants as well as a permanent injunction.ParkerVision is also seeking a finding of willful infringement against Qualcomm based on its alleged prior knowledge of certain of the patents in this case.  Full Article

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