Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia
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Chipmaker Nvidia has agreed to purchase Arm Holdings, a designer of chips for cellphones, from Softbank in a deal value $40 billion, the businesses announced Sunday. The deal can be for a mixture of $21.5 billion in Nvidia inventory and $12 billion in money, together with $2 billion payable at signing.
Softbank purchased Arm in 2016 for $31.four billion in 2016 in certainly one of its largest acquisitions ever. At the time, Softbank Chairman Masayoshi Son told reporters, “This is an organization I all the time admired for the final 10 years…This is the corporate I needed to make a part of Softbank. I’m so pleased.”
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