The purchaser of the semiconductor business of Toshiba can become SK Hynix
As you know, the Board of Directors of Toshiba has approved a plan for the allocation of production chips in the independent enterprise with the subsequent sale of parts thereof. Sources said that this part of the claim, and Canon, and WD.
Now it became known that SK Hynix has put forward a proposal to purchase 20% of the new company for 1.8-2.7 billion dollars. The exact amount is still unknown.
SK Hynix is the second largest producer of memory chips in the world, so the company is very interested in buying part Toshiba, which specializiruetsya in the production of NAND memory.
Toshiba will continue to accept registrations until February 10. Sources report that now bids five. In addition to SK Hynix’s desire to purchase part of the company expressed Micron Technology, Western Digital and investment Fund Bain Capital.