Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> August 14, 2014
Analog Semiconductors Consolidate to Scale and Supply Automotive and Industrial Markets
Tore Svanberg is an analyst and managing director at Stifel Financial Corp. He joined the company with the acquisition of Thomas Weisel Partners LLC in 2010. He is part of the technology group, covering semiconductors with a focus on analog, connectivity and processor semiconductors. He has been recognized for his work by The Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” Analyst Survey. Earlier, he was a senior analyst and managing director at Piper Jaffray. He began his career as an analyst at Robertson Stephens. He received a degree in international relations from Franklin University in Switzerland. He also received an M.A. degree in international policy studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in California. Profile
TWST: In your view, where are we in the semiconductor cycle and what are the implications for your group?
Mr. Svanberg: From our perspective, what used to be — I'll call this the