ASML to Acquire Taiwan’s Hermes Microvision for $3.1 Billion

  • Chip equipment maker to finance deal with cash, debt and stock
  • Aquisition adds technology for making smaller semiconductors

ASML Holding NV, one of the biggest producers of chipmaking equipment, agreed to buy Taiwan-based Hermes Microvision Inc. for about NT$100 billion ($3.1 billion) to add technology for creating smaller and more advanced semiconductors.

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