Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's initial $105 billion takeover offer

It was also said the offer does not price in the "uncertainty associated with getting the deal approved by regulators".

This comes after Qualcomm said that the nine men and two women in its board of directors had all agreed that the offered buyout package sorely undervalued Qualcomm's share value and its future growth prospects. Broadcom has said it would prefer amicable negotiations, but a person familiar with Chief Executive Hock Tan's thinking believes he would be willing try to elect directors to Qualcomm's board who will favor the deal.

The spontaneous proposition of Broadcom added up to US$70 per share, which included US$10 in stock and US$60 in real money, or 28% more than the end cost of Qualcomm on Thursday, November 02, 2017, preceding the reports of the merger surfaced.

Now we'll have to see if Broadcom returns with a bigger offer (though its initial proposal represented a 28% premium over Qualcomm's share price before Broadcom's plans were reported in the press) or simply gives up.

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Qualcomm said it would have no further comment on the matter. "This complementary transaction will position the combined company as a global communications leader with an impressive portfolio of technologies and products".

Qualcomm provides chips to carrier networks to deliver broadband and mobile data. And that doesn't take into account ending Qualcomm's royalty rate feuds with Apple (aapl) and another unidentified phonemaker that are costing the company another $3 billion a year or more. They also stated that Broadcom "undervalues" them. This company acquired Broadcom in the year 2015.

"No company is better positioned in mobile, IoT, automotive, edge computing and networking within the semiconductor industry".

Broadcom doesnt care about the outcome of that deal – it has stated that it wants to acquire Qualcomm with or without NXP. The deal has been delayed by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, which investigates proposed acquisitions of US companies by foreign buyers on national security and intellectual property grounds.

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