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Salesforce completes acquisition of Slack

-By Josh Abraham, London School of Economics Deal overview Acquirer: Salesforce  Target: Slack  Value: US$27.7 billion  Announced date: December 1st, 2020  Closed date: July 21st, 2021  Financial Advisors: BofA Securities Inc. for Salesforce, Qatalyst Partners LP and Goldman Sachs & Co LLC for Slack  Legal Counsel: Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Morrison & Foerster LLP for Salesforce, Latham & Watkins LLP and Goodwin Procter …

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The Deal Between AMD and Xilinx

–By Xueyiting Wang, King’s College London Overview of the Deal Acquirer: Advanced Micro Devices, IncTarget: Xilinx, IncEstimated value: $35 billionAnnounced date: October 27th, 2020Closed date: By the end of the 2021Financial advisors to AMD: Credit Suisse and DBO Partners Financial advisors to Xilinx: Morgan Stanley BofA Securities AMD, the US semiconductor design company, announced on …

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NVIDIA’s $54B takeover of ARM in jeopardy

–By Ghali Moutawakil, University College London Overview of the deal Acquirer: Nvidia CorporationTarget: Arm HoldingsTotal transaction size: $54bnClosed date: Deadline in March 2022Acquirer financial advisor: Morgan StanleyTarget financial advisor: Goldman Sachs Nvidia announced on 13 September 2020 that the company had reached an agreement with SoftBank Group Corp to purchase ARM Limited, in a transaction …

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