Atmel To Be Acquired By Dialog Semi
Continuing the recent trend of mergers and acquisitions in the IC market, Dialog Semiconductor has announced it’s deal to acquire Atmel. This is estimated at $4.6 Billion in cash-and-stock, bringing a 43% premium over recent Atmel stock prices.
Other notable consolidations in the electronics industry include:
Altera bought by Intel (June, 2015) for nearly $17 Billion
Broadcom acquired by Avago Technologies (May, 2015) for $37 Billion
Spansion merged into Cypress (March, 2015) for $5 Billion
Freescale merged into NXP (March, 2015) for $40 Billion
Image Source: Atmel Corp.
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