Analog devices buys Maxim Integrated for $20bn
Appetite for chips—and chipmakers—is strong
SOFTBANK IS reportedly mulling the sale or flotation of Arm, a chip designer it bought for $30bn in 2016. Luckily for the tech group, appetite for chips—and chipmakers—remains strong. On July 13th Analog Devices bid $20bn for Maxim Integrated, an American rival.
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