Broadcom Completes Acquisition of LTE-Related Assets from Affiliates of Renesas Electronics Corporation
IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today announced it has completed its acquisition of LTE-related assets from affiliates of Renesas Electronics Corporation for approximately $164 million. The acquisition is expected to accelerate availability of Broadcom's multimode, carrier-validated LTE SoC platform. For more news, visit Broadcom's Newsroom.
Broadcom will include Renesas' contribution to financial performance in its fourth quarter earnings results.
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Important risk factors that may cause such a difference for Broadcom in connection with the transaction include, but are not limited to the risks inherent in acquisitions of technologies and businesses, including the timing and successful completion of technology and product development through volume production; business and employee integration and restructuring issues, costs and unanticipated expenditures; changing relationships with customers, suppliers and strategic partners; potential contractual, intellectual property or retention or other employment issues, unanticipated disruption or costs related to services to be provided by Renesas to Broadcom in connection with the transaction; and charges resulting from restructuring, purchase accounting adjustments or fair value measurements; and unexpected variations in market growth and demand for LTE products and related technologies.
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