It is uncertain whether or not this will circumvent the national security concerns and allow Broadcom to move past the executive order, however we know that for now, Qualcomm is free to proceed as normal without worrying of an impending hostile takeover.
Yesterday, the President issued an executive order prohibiting the takeover of Qualcomm by Broadcom, as well as "any substantially equivalent merger, acquisition, or takeover, whether effected directly or indirectly, is also prohibited".
A Broadcom-Qualcomm merger would create a new and powerful rival in two areas that Intel is banking on for future revenue growth: smartphone processors and data centers, according to the Journal.
"Details of the security risk are likely around 5G cellular technology [where] Qualcomm, in our view, is well ahead of foreign and domestic competitors", said Stifel analyst Kevin E. Cassidy in a reportlate Monday.
On Wednesday, the Singapore-based company said in a statement that it has "withdrawn and terminated its offer to acquire Qualcomm", as well as withdrawn the list of six independent director nominees for Qualcomm's 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.
"In short, USA national security concerns are not a risk to closing, as Broadcom never plans to acquire Qualcomm before it completes redomiciliation". The company was hoping that their current process of moving its headquarters back to the USA would be enough to alleviate the concerns put forth by the federal government.
Qualcomm is also fighting a $1 billion suit filed against it previous year by Apple, which accuses the company of overcharging for its wireless chips and engaging in monopolistic tactics. Treasury Department further sent a letter to both, Broadcom and Qualcomm which was made public on the 12th of March.
Along with tabling the buyout offer, Broadcom will also pull back its nominations for Qualcomm's board of directors.
Submissions will be accepted from March 26 through April 1, and applicants will learn their status by April 20. After that, there'll be a random selection as to who gets the chance to actually buy a ticket .
By contrast, some 44% of analysts felt that way about Qualcomm before Broadcom made its first bid for the company in November. The fight with the tech giant has weighed on Qualcomm's market value and created the opening for Broadcom.
Three of the victims were taken to nearby hospitals in critical condition and two were declared dead at the scene, Nigro said. Dallas Fire-Rescue officials say Brian McDaniel was on vacation in NY when the helicopter went down on Sunday.
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Ireland's win over Scotland at the weekend and England's loss to France , means the two teams swap position on the rankings table. Ireland can win their third Grand Slam if they beat England on Saturday.
The flight took off from Sharjah International Airport, according to the General Civil Aviation Authority in the UAE. The hen party was in celebration of Turkish socialite and soon-to-be-bride, Mina Basaran who was just 28-years-old.
The TRS nominees won with the extended support from Asaduddin Owaisi's All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM). In addition, two independents are also supporting the government while the opposition Congress has 21 seats.
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Google Lens comes to Samsung Galaxy S8, S9 and Note 8
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Casey comes out of the pack to spoil Woods hopes of glory
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