1. A Secretive U.S. Group That Can Stop Mergers is Looking at Broadcom's Attempted Hostile Takeover of Qualcomm

    A Secretive U.S. Group That Can Stop Mergers is Looking at Broadcom's Attempted Hostile Takeover of Qualcomm

    Thomson Reuters

    • A secretive national security panel that investigates mergers is looking into Broadcom's attempted hostile take-over Qualcomm.
    • Broadcom is based in Singapore and Qualcomm is based in San Diego.
    • Having this panel look into a deal before it has been struck is extremely rare.
    • A top Senate Republican has urged the panel to get involved now...
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    1. I urge CFIUS to promptly review Broadcom's proposed acquisition of control of Qualcomm's board, and to act prior to the March 6 Qualcomm meeting to address any national security concerns that may be identified.
    2. Broadcom could very well establish its position as a U.S. person.
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