Oct 9, 2020 - Economy & Business

AMD in talks to acquire rival chipmaker Xilinx for $30 billion

Photo: Sam Yeh/AFP via Getty Images
Photo: Sam Yeh/AFP via Getty Images

AMD is in advanced talks to acquire rival chip company Xilinx in a deal that would value the latter at more than $30 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Why it's the BFD: This is the latest in a string of notable semiconductor deals, including Nvidia's recent agreement to acquire ARM from SoftBank for $40 billion.

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