The EU Commission clears a merger, subject to remedies, on the market of semiconductor devices (Brocade / Broadcom)

Mergers: Commission clears acquisition of Brocade by Broadcom, subject to conditions* The European Commission has cleared under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of networking products supplier Brocade (US) by semiconductor manufacturer Broadcom (US/Singapore), subject to conditions on interoperability and protection of competitors' confidential information. Commission investigation Broadcom and Brocade supply different networking products for communications and datacentre infrastructures and applications. These products are typically used by financial institutions, telecommunications and media companies and public administrations. Broadcom is also a provider of "off-the-shelf" chips and of custom-built chips for special applications used in these

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European Commission, The EU Commission clears a merger, subject to remedies, on the market of semiconductor devices (Brocade / Broadcom), 12 May 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin May 2017, Art. N° 84198

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