A few thoughts on the collapse of the Qualcomm-NXP deal

China just torpedoed a major global deal between two non-Chinese chipmakers. By refusing to grant regulatory approval to the deal, the Chinese commerce department effectively blocked it. This could be direct retaliation for Trump's denial of a Broadcom-Qualcomm linkup on national security grounds. It is also a signal of China's market power. Some thoughts below
Revisiting the proposed Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm
Broadcom made an extraordinary $117 billion bid for US chip giant Qualcomm, the co...


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