Technology >> Analyst Interviews >> May 11, 2015

Consolidation, Automotive and Internet of Things Top Trends in Semiconductors

Svanberg, Tore
Tore Svanberg is Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst at Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc. Mr. Svanberg has been with Stifel, Nicolaus & Co. since 2010, covering the technology sector, including semiconductors with a specializing in analog, mixed-signal semiconductors. His past awards include The Wall Street Journal’s “Best on the Street” survey award. Mr. Svanberg has been an analyst for more than 15 years, having also been an analyst with Thomas Weisel Partners, Piper Jaffray & Co. and Robertson Stephens. Mr. Svanberg is a graduate of Franklin College, Switzerland and earned an M.A. in international policy studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Profile
TWST: It seems there has been a lot of M&A activity in the semiconductor space over the last couple of months. Are we seeing abnormally high activity?

Mr. Svanberg: Yes, absolutely.