SAN FRANCISCO—Semiconductor firms and suppliers raised $72.5 million in July, up 127 percent from June but down 11 percent compared with July 2012, according to the Global Semiconductor Association (GSA).
Over the last 12 months, 84 semiconductor companies and suppliers have raised $953.3 million, down 17 percent from more than $1.15 billion raised in the prior 12 months, GSA said.
GSA reported that no semiconductor companies filed for an initial public offering in July. RFID vendor Impinj Inc. withdrew its registration filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after receiving $21 million in funding in July, GSA noted.
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