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The Freescale–NXP merger: A large deal in the semiconductor space
The key to the Freescale–NXP merger is the timing. The companies are guiding to a 2H15 close, likely in the fourth quarter.
AGL Resources: Could Southern Co Be Stopped by a Bidding War?
There have been several precedents similar to the AGL Resources deal. In this transaction, Southern Company is paying about 2.7x trailing 12-month revenues and 10x trailing 12-month EBITDA.
The Freescale–NXP Merger: Freescale at a glance
The Freescale–NXP merger is driven by complementary offerings. Freescale is active in the auto, consumer, networking, and industrial markets.
Why is the Freescale–NXP merger premium so low?
The companies were asked about the takeover premium and the background to the transaction on the conference call, but they refused to comment.
Broadcom Rose on June 27 after Analyst Rating Upgrade
The US-based (SPY) Broadcom (AVGO) has a market cap of $57.2 billion. It rose by 4.3% to close at $149.77 per share on June 28, 2016.
Natural Gas Recovery: Will the Dollar Index Play a Crucial Role?
Natural gas should be negatively correlated with the US Dollar Index. A stronger dollar implies more expensive natural gas for consumers in other currencies.
NXP-Freescale Merger Threatens Infineon and Renesas
Renesas and Infineon, which currently hold the top ranks in the automotive semiconductor space, will lose market share to the NXP-Freescale merged company.
How Did Marvell Technology Compare to Its Peers?
Marvell Technology was outperformed by its peers based on the gross profit margin and PBV ratio. ETFs outperformed it based on the price movement and PBV ratio.
Parsing the AGL-Southern Material Adverse Effect Clause: Part 3
The MAE clause lays out the conditions under which Southern Company (SO) can back out of its deal with AGL Resources (AGL). For example, an unusually warm winter or cool summer that depresses demand is not an MAE.
The Southern Company, an Electric Utility Holding Company
The Southern Company (SO) is a utility holding company that holds all the outstanding stock of Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power, Mississippi Power, and Southern Power Company.
Where Intel Fits in the New Semiconductor Value Chain
Huge investment is required at every stage of semiconductor development to make smaller-sized chips in a cost-effective manner without compromising on functionality.
Is the AGL Resources Deal with Southern Company Worth Your Time?
With the merger between AGL Resources (GAS) and Southern Company (SO), you’re getting about an 8.8% annualized yield. That’s probably a reflection of the turmoil in the equity markets.
AGL Resources Purchase: Conditions Southern Company Must Meet
If a bidder happens to come in and top the Southern Company bid, AGL Resources will owe Southern Company a breakup fee of $201 million.
AGL Resources: Natural Gas Is Its Core Business
AGL Resources (GAS) is an energy company that’s primarily involved in the distribution of natural gas. It launched two joint ventures last fall.
Why Southern Company Is Buying AGL Resources
By purchasing AGL Resources (GAS), Southern will get access to some important pipelines, especially some that come from the Marcellus Shale region.
Southern Company Buys AGL Resources—Secures Gas Infrastructure
Southern is buying AGL Resources for $66 in cash per share. This is a 38% premium to AGL’s closing price on Friday, August 21.
Be Ready for a Rough Ride If You Set Up the Broadcom-Avago Merger
In the Broadcom-Avago merger, you’re getting about an 8.9% annualized yield. That’s probably a reasonable return in a low interest–rate environment and given the risks of the transaction.
Altera Corporation: The Basics of a Complex Semiconductor Company
Altera (ALTR) designs and sells programmable logic devices, power system-on-chip devices, intellectual property cores, and proprietary development software.