Seagate's acquisition of Samsung Electronics Business Unit Disk

Written By admin on Wednesday, December 21, 2011 | 2:31 AM


Cited from the pr release Seagate, Seagate Technologies have formally absorbed the company the hard drive (Hard disk drive) Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.. The purchase itself has gotten official approval in the Commission around australia, China and Europe. The need for this acquisition isn't small, its value arrived at 1.4 billion U.S. dollars. As compensation, the Samsung also offers hired an applicant being among the Board of Company directors of Seagate.

Following the acquisition, Seagate can get the best sales business for example products Samsung Hard disk drive Samsung M8, 2.5-inch Hard disk drive, some assets, infrastructure and employees. Based on the news, Seagate will prove to add production capacity Hard disk drive Samsung for the following six several weeks and can sell Samsung Hard disk drive items through independent companies.


It seems that Seagate will keep its brand Samsung Hard disk drive available on the market, Around 2010 alone, Hard disk drive deliveries from two Hard disk drive manufacturer has arrived at 261.two million models, this is an Hard disk drive 40 % of sales worldwide. While Western Digital and Hitachi Global Storage Technologies is leading the share of the market of 50 by itself, we'll see bagaimaa "action" from Seagate and Samsung within the next year.

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