Schlagwort: GlobalFoundries

GlobalFoundries and Qualcomm Announce Extension of Long-term Agreement to Secure U.S. Supply through 2028

Mul­ti-bil­li­on dol­lar reve­nue agree­ment increa­ses glo­bal sup­p­ly capa­ci­ty reser­va­ti­on to cover mul­ti­ple technologies

Washing­ton D.C., August 8, 2022 – Fol­lo­wing the recent pas­sa­ge of the U.S. CHIPS and Sci­ence Act last week, Glo­bal­Found­ries (Nasdaq: GFS) (GF), a glo­bal lea­der in fea­ture-rich semi­con­duc­tor manu­fac­tu­ring and Qual­comm Tech­no­lo­gies, Inc. today announ­ced they are more than doubling their exis­ting stra­te­gic glo­bal long-term semi­con­duc­tor manu­fac­tu­ring agree­ment pre­vious­ly ente­red into by GF’s and Qualcomm’s respec­ti­ve sub­si­dia­ries. Today’s announce­ment secu­res wafer sup­p­ly and com­mit­ments to sup­port U.S.-based manu­fac­tu­ring through capa­ci­ty expan­si­on at GF’s most advan­ced semi­con­duc­tor manu­fac­tu­ring faci­li­ty, in Mal­ta, New York. (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

GlobalFoundries Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 Financial Results

Record Reve­nue, Gross, and Ope­ra­ting Margins

MALTA, N.Y., Feb. 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Glo­bal­Found­ries Inc. (GF) (Nasdaq: GFS) today announ­ced preli­mi­na­ry finan­cial results for the fourth quar­ter and fis­cal year ended Decem­ber 31, 2021.

Key Fourth Quar­ter Finan­cial Highlights

  • Record reve­nue of $1.85 bil­li­on, up 9% sequentially.
  • Record gross mar­gin of 20.8% and adjus­ted gross mar­gin of 21.5%.
  • Record ope­ra­ting mar­gin of 5% and adjus­ted ope­ra­ting mar­gin of 8%.
  • Net inco­me mar­gin of 2% and adjus­ted EBITDA mar­gin of 32%.
  • Cash and cash equi­va­lents of $2.9 billion.

Key Full Year 2021 Finan­cial Highlights

  • Reve­nue of $6.6 bil­li­on, up 36% year-over-year.
  • Record gross mar­gin of 15% and adjus­ted gross mar­gin of 16%.
  • Net inco­me mar­gin of ‑4% and adjus­ted EBITDA mar­gin of 28%.

2021 was an out­stan­ding year for GF, during which we dro­ve an acce­le­ra­ti­on of our busi­ness plan by capi­ta­li­zing on the demand for per­va­si­ve semi­con­duc­tor solu­ti­ons and the vital role we play in the semi­con­duc­tor sup­p­ly chain,” said Tom Caul­field, CEO of GF. “Our reve­nue grew 36% year-over-year, and we made signi­fi­cant pro­gress towards our long-term finan­cial pro­fit model. The year was also mark­ed by a gro­wing num­ber of long-term part­ner­ship agree­ments, with 30 cus­to­mers com­mit­ting more than $3.2 bil­li­on toward the con­tin­ued expan­si­on of our glo­bal manu­fac­tu­ring foot­print to sup­port strong demand. We are exe­cu­ting well, and belie­ve we are on track to deli­ver ano­ther year of strong growth in reve­nue and pro­fi­ta­bi­li­ty in 2022.”

Major 2021 Accom­plish­ments and Key Fourth Quar­ter Busi­ness Highlights:

(…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

Börsengang von GlobalFoundries vollzogen

Auch wenn der Bör­sen­gang von Glo­bal­Found­ries vom Emis­si­ons­vo­lu­men (2,6 Mil­li­ar­den) her der dritt­größ­te in die­sem Jahr bezo­gen auf US-Unter­neh­men war, star­te­te die Aktie am gest­ri­gen Tag sehr ver­hal­ten und schluss­end­lich mit einem leich­ten Minus gegen­über dem Aus­ga­be­preis von 47 US-Dol­lar an der Nasdaq. (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

GlobalFoundries reicht Erklärung zum Börsengang ein

Glo­bal­Found­ries macht die Plä­ne zum für 2022 anvi­sier­ten Bör­sen­gang kon­kre­ter und hat in einer Pres­se­er­klä­rung bekannt­ge­ge­ben, dass man bei der ame­ri­ka­ni­schen Bör­sen­auf­sicht eine soge­nann­te Regis­trie­rungs­er­klä­rung ein­ge­reicht hat, die einem Bör­sen­gang vor­aus­geht. Der Auf­trags­fer­ti­ger Glo­bal­Found­ries (GF) soll dabei unter dem Kür­zel GFS an der Nasdaq gelis­tet wer­den. (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

GlobalFoundries Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

Mal­ta, NY, Octo­ber 4, 2021 – Glo­bal­Found­ries® (GF®), a glo­bal lea­der in fea­ture-rich semi­con­duc­tor manu­fac­tu­ring, today announ­ced that it has publicly filed a regis­tra­ti­on state­ment on Form F‑1 with the U.S. Secu­ri­ties and Exch­an­ge Com­mis­si­on (the “SEC”) rela­ting to the pro­po­sed initi­al public offe­ring of its ordi­na­ry shares. The num­ber of ordi­na­ry shares to be offe­red and the pri­ce ran­ge for the pro­po­sed offe­ring have not yet been deter­mi­ned. GF has appli­ed to list its ordi­na­ry shares on the Nasdaq Glo­bal Sel­ect Mar­ket under the ticker sym­bol “GFS.”

Mor­gan Stan­ley, BofA Secu­ri­ties, J.P. Mor­gan, Citigroup and Cre­dit Suis­se are acting as acti­ve book-run­ning mana­gers for the pro­po­sed offe­ring. Deut­sche Bank Secu­ri­ties, HSBC and Jef­fe­ries are acting as addi­tio­nal book-run­ning mana­gers for the pro­po­sed offe­ring. Baird, Cowen, Need­ham & Com­pa­ny, Ray­mond James, Wed­bush Secu­ri­ties, Dre­xel Hamil­ton, Sie­bert Wil­liams Shank and IMI – Inte­sa San­pao­lo are acting as co-mana­gers for the pro­po­sed offe­ring. (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

Börsengang von GlobalFoundries mit Volumen von 20 Milliarden US-Dollar?

Nach einem Bericht von Bloom­berg soll der für 2022 geplan­te Bör­sen­gang (IPO) von Glo­bal­Found­ries einen Umfang von etwa 20 Mil­li­ar­den US-Dol­lar auf­wei­sen. Die­ser Wert wur­de wohl in ers­ten Gesprä­chen als Ziel aus­ge­ge­ben. Im Ver­gleich dazu beträgt die Markt­ka­pi­ta­li­sa­ti­on von Tai­wan Semi­con­duc­tor Manu­fac­tu­ring Com­pa­ny (TSMC) — der Num­mer Eins im Bereich der Auf­trags­fer­ti­gung — zur Zeit etwa 570 Mil­li­ar­den US-Dol­lar (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

GLOBALFOUNDRIES 22FDX RF Solution Provides the Basis for Next-Gen mmWave Automotive Radar

Next-gene­ra­ti­on auto radar tech­no­lo­gy, based on GF’s 22FDX RF solu­ti­on, will help make vehic­les smar­ter and roads even safer than today

San­ta Cla­ra, Calif., March 9, 2021 – GLOBALFOUNDRIES® (GF®), the glo­bal lea­der in spe­cial­ty semi­con­duc­tor manu­fac­tu­ring, and Bosch will part­ner to deve­lop and manu­fac­tu­re next-gene­ra­ti­on auto­mo­ti­ve radar technology.

Bosch cho­se GF as its part­ner to deve­lop a mmWa­ve auto­mo­ti­ve radar sys­tem-on-chip (SoC) for Advan­ced Dri­ver Assis­tance Sys­tems (ADAS) appli­ca­ti­ons, manu­fac­tu­red using GF’s 22FDXRF solu­ti­on. ADAS appli­ca­ti­ons help dri­vers stay safe by kee­ping a vehic­le in the cor­rect lane, war­ning of col­li­si­ons, initia­ting emer­gen­cy bra­king, assis­ting with par­king, and more. (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

U.S. Department of Defense Partners with GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Manufacture Secure Chips at Fab 8 in Upstate New York

Now ful­ly ITAR com­pli­ant, GF’s most advan­ced manu­fac­tu­ring faci­li­ty will pro­du­ce semi­con­duc­tor solu­ti­ons for the nation’s most sen­si­ti­ve defen­se and aero­space applications

Mal­ta, N.Y., Febru­ary 15, 2021 – GLOBALFOUNDRIES® (GF®), the world’s lea­ding spe­cial­ty foundry, today announ­ced a stra­te­gic part­ner­ship with the U.S. Depart­ment of Defen­se (DoD) to pro­vi­de a secu­re and relia­ble sup­p­ly of semi­con­duc­tor solu­ti­ons manu­fac­tu­red at GF’s Fab 8 in Mal­ta, New York — the company’s most advan­ced semi­con­duc­tor manu­fac­tu­ring faci­li­ty. The­se semi­con­duc­tor chips will be used in some of the DoD’s most sen­si­ti­ve appli­ca­ti­ons for land, air, sea, and space systems.

Under the agree­ment, GF will pro­vi­de a sup­p­ly of chips built at Fab 8 on its dif­fe­ren­tia­ted 45nm SOI plat­form. The agree­ment is made pos­si­ble by Fab 8’s com­pli­ance with U.S. Inter­na­tio­nal Traf­fic in Arms Regu­la­ti­ons (ITAR) and high­ly rest­ric­ti­ve Export Con­trol Clas­si­fi­ca­ti­on Num­bers under the Export Admi­nis­tra­ti­on Regu­la­ti­ons (EAR). 

The new sup­p­ly agree­ment builds upon the long­stan­ding part­ner­ship bet­ween the DoD and GF to pro­vi­de chips for defen­se, aero­space, and other sen­si­ti­ve appli­ca­ti­ons. GF curr­ent­ly sup­pli­es the DoD with chips manu­fac­tu­red at GF’s other on-shore faci­li­ties, Fab 10 in East Fish­kill, New York, and Fab 9 in Bur­ling­ton, Ver­mont. (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

GlobalFoundries will Dresdner Fabs für über eine Milliarde Euro ausbauen

Nach­dem Glo­bal­Found­ries im letz­ten Jahr noch eine Ver­dop­pe­lung der Inves­ti­ti­ons­aus­ga­ben auf 1,4 Mil­li­ar­den Euro ankün­dig­te und es Gerüch­te über eine erwei­ter­te Koope­ra­ti­on mit Sam­sung gab, will der Chip­fer­ti­ger nun allein in Dres­den über einen unbe­kann­ten Zeit­raum über eine Mil­li­ar­de Euro inves­tie­ren. Dadurch soll mit staat­li­cher Hil­fe (IPCEI-Pro­gramm) die Pro­duk­ti­ons­ka­pa­zi­tät in Dres­den bis auf eine Mil­li­on Wafer pro Jahr erhöht wer­den, was dem Zwei­ein­halb­fa­chen der heu­ti­gen Kapa­zi­tät ent­spre­chen wür­den. (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

Globalfoundries vor Expansion und Beteiligung durch Samsung?

Über Glo­bal­found­ries wur­de bei uns schon län­ger nicht mehr berich­tet, nach­dem AMD immer mehr Chips beim Kon­kur­ren­ten TSMC fer­ti­gen lässt. Die ehe­ma­li­gen Fabri­ken von AMD und IBM und fer­ti­gen heu­te vor allem Chips für AI und Auto­mo­ti­ve-Kun­den. Nach dem 14-nm-Pro­zess wur­de die feins­te Fer­ti­gungs­stu­fe mit 12 nm schon von Sam­sung lizen­siert. Die geplan­te Fer­ti­gung mit einer Struk­tur­brei­te von 7 nm gestri­chen. Damit ver­lor Glo­bal­found­ries vor allem Kun­den in der Pro­zes­sor­fer­ti­gung an den Kon­kur­ren­ten TSMC. (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Partners with Synopsys, Mentor, and Keysight on Interoperable Process Design Kit (iPDK) Support for 22FDX

Open­Ac­cess-based iPDK pro­vi­des a choice of design suite tools for deve­lo­pers working on GF’s best-in-class 22FDX plat­form San­ta Cla­ra, Calif., July 21, 2020 – GLOBALFOUNDRIES® (GF®) today announ­ced the release and dis­tri­bu­ti­on of Open­Ac­cess iPDK libra­ri­es opti­mi­zed for its 22FDX® (22nm FD-SOI) plat­form. With its best-in-class per­for­mance, power con­sump­ti­on, and broad fea­ture inte­gra­ti­on capa­bi­li­ty, GF’s dif­fe­ren­tia­ted 22FDX (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

Optimized for AI Accelerator Applications, GLOBALFOUNDRIES 12LP+ FinFET Solution Ready for Production

Built on a pro­ven plat­form with a robust pro­duc­tion eco­sys­tem, 12LP+ offers AI appli­ca­ti­on desi­gners an effi­ci­ent deve­lo­p­ment expe­ri­ence and fast time-to-mar­ket San­ta Cla­ra, Calif., June 30, 2020 – GLOBALFOUNDRIES® (GF®), the world’s lea­ding spe­cial­ty foundry, today announ­ced its most advan­ced Fin­FET solu­ti­on, 12LP+, has com­ple­ted tech­no­lo­gy qua­li­fi­ca­ti­on and is rea­dy for pro­duc­tion. GF’s dif­fe­ren­tia­ted 12LP+ (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

GLOBALFOUNDRIES and TSMC Announce Resolution of Global Disputes Through Broad Global Patent Cross-License

  San­ta Cla­ra, CA and Hsin­chu, Tai­wan, R.O.C. Oct. 28, 2019 – GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF) and TSMC today announ­ced they are dis­miss­ing all liti­ga­ti­on bet­ween them as well as tho­se that invol­ve any of their cus­to­mers. The com­pa­nies have agreed to a broad life-of-patents cross-lice­n­­­se to each other’s world­wi­de exis­ting semi­con­duc­tor patents as well as tho­se patents (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

TSMC Files Complaints Against GlobalFoundries in U.S., Germany and Singapore for Infringement of 25 Patents to Affirm its Technology Leadership and to Protect Its Customers and Consumers Worldwide

Hsin­chu, Tai­wan R.O.C., Oct 1, 2019 — TSMC, the world’s lea­ding glo­bal inno­va­tor in semi­con­duc­tor manu­fac­tu­ring, filed mul­ti­ple lawsuits on Sep­tem­ber 30, 2019 against Glo­bal­Found­ries in the United Sta­tes, Ger­ma­ny and Sin­ga­po­re for its ongo­ing inf­rin­ge­ment of 25 TSMC patents by at least its 40nm, 28nm, 22nm, 14nm, and 12nm node pro­ces­ses. In the com­plaints, TSMC (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Introduces 12LP+ FinFET Solution for Cloud and Edge AI Applications

Inno­va­ti­ve solu­ti­on based on GF’s most advan­ced Fin­FET plat­form offers best-in-class per­for­mance, key new fea­tures to address evol­ving AI requi­re­ments, com­pel­ling eco­no­mics and indus­­try-lea­­ding phy­si­cal IP from Arm San­ta Cla­ra, Calif., Sep­tem­ber 24, 2019 – GLOBALFOUNDRIES (GF), the world’s lea­ding spe­cial­ty foundry, announ­ced today at its Glo­bal Tech­no­lo­gy Con­fe­rence the avai­la­bi­li­ty of 12LP+, an inno­va­ti­ve new solu­ti­on (…) Wei­ter­le­sen »