Advantest (ATE) is said to be in merger talks with rival Verigy (VRGY), and is trying to break...

|About: Advantest Corporation (ATE)|By:, SA News Editor

Advantest (ATE) is said to be in merger talks with rival Verigy (VRGY), and is trying to break up Verigy's proposed merger with LTX-Credence (LTXC). However, sources say that while Verigy is open to hearing Advantest's proposal, talks aren't going particularly well.