Mofcom Decision on NXP/Qualcomm Could Follow EC by Weeks, Though Some Are Cautious on Timing

With additional reporting by Mingjie Wang – Views on the timing of the decision on the NXP Semiconductors-Qualcomm deal by China’s Ministry of Commerce appear to be split basedfeatured

Mofcom Approval of NXP/Qualcomm Could Come as Late as March or April

China’s Ministry of Commerce could give its approval for US chipmaker Qualcomm’s acquisition of Dutch company NXP Semiconductors as late as March or April, a Beijing-basedfeatured

NXP and Qualcomm Shareholders Both Seeking More

Qualcomm’s acquisition of NXP Semiconductors boosts its valuation argument for a higher offer from Broadcom, a source closefeatured

NXP/Qualcomm EC Approval Most Likely Early-to-Mid January

Competition partners following the NXP/Qualcomm case at the European Commission say that any final decision on Qualcomm and NXP is unlikely this year, thoughfeatured

Resolution of Apple-Qualcomm IP Dispute in China Likely to Take Years

Qualcomm’s complaints against Apple filed in the Beijing Intellectual Property Court on September 29, asserting infringement of three patents, are likely to take two or threefeatured

NXP/Qualcomm Deal Completion Not Expected Until 2018, Sources Say

A recent report claimed that Qualcomm will win European Commission approval for its acquisition of NXP Semiconductors by the end of the year, after striking a final deal with regulators on patent licensing issues. To Keep Reading, Request a Trial Already a subscriber? Log-infeatured

Broadcom and Qualcomm Have Not Held Merger Discussions

Broadcom and Qualcomm have not held merger discussions, said two people close to the companies. In most hostile situations, the parties held failed mergerfeatured

Qualcomm Antitrust Cases Slowing Review of NXP Merger

The two pending formal antitrust investigations launched by the European Commission into Qualcomm’s possible abusive business practices are causing delays in the EC’sfeatured

Qualcomm Shareholders Looking for $80+

Several large Qualcomm shareholders told CTFN that they would not entertain an offer from Broadcom that was not at least $80 per share. “For us to even consider a tender offer or agreefeatured

Third Parties Say Remedies in NXP/Qualcomm Merger Need Improvement

Sources advising third parties in the European Commission’s review of the acquisition of NXP Semiconductors by Qualcomm told CTFN thatfeatured

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