Taiwanese chip makers set to seek out loans on capex surge

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By Pan Yue
04 Mar 2021

Taiwanese semiconductor distribution company WT Microelectronics is plotting a return to the loan market after an absence of almost eight years. Bankers say more companies from the sector are likely to turn to loans in 2021 as strong growth in the industry propels opportunistic fundraising. Pan Yue reports.

WT Microelectronics has soft-sounded the loan market, and is planning to send out a request for proposals for a deal of about NT$10bn ($359m). The loan is likely to be denominated in both US dollars and new Taiwan dollars, according to a banker close to the talks.

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