TSMC abandons attempt to buy semiconductor manufacturing Toshiba

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has decided to abandon attempts to purchase semiconductor manufacturing Toshiba. This was reported by a source with reference to representatives of the industry.

Earlier, the same source claimed that Foxconn and TSMC will try to buy Toshiba Memory together.

According to news reports, TSMC realized that represent a less attractive option for the Toshiba compared to American companies. Recently, the American company Silver Lake Partners Broadcom and suggested for the semiconductor industry Toshiba is almost $ 18 billion. There are indications that Apple, Amazon and Google are also trying to purchase semiconductor manufacturing Toshiba.

At the same time, it is considered that while the largest amount proposed by the company Foxconn. However, the Japanese government can block the deal with Foxconn for reasons of national security.

Source: Digitimes



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