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Broadcom hits back against US government concerns with $1.5 billion R&D fund

March 7th, 2018

Broadcom’s ongoing attempt to acquire Qualcomm, a deal that would be the largest tech merger in history, hit another roadblock this week when the US government decided to intervene. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States published a letter outlining concerns that an acquisition of San Diego-based Qualcomm by Singapore-based Broadcom would threaten national …

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Massive Qualcomm takeover is on hold after US government intervention

March 5th, 2018

Qualcomm has pushed back a shareholder meeting that would have determined the fate of a takeover attempt by Broadcom, following a request by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). The committee is worried about the national security implications of Broadcom, a Singapore-based company, taking over the US-based Qualcomm, which provides the bulk …