As world goes online in pandemic, another mammoth chip deal
AMD and Xilinx is a huge tie-up in a season of massive buyouts for the semiconductor industry. Xilinx stockholders will receive 1.7234 shares of AMD stock for each Xilinx share they hold, or approximately $143 per share of Xilinx stock. AMD stockholders will own about 74% of the combined company, with Xilinx stockholders owning approximately 26%. AMD CEO Dr. Lisa Su will lead the combined company as CEO. The deal is expected to close by the end of next year, but still needs approval from regulators and shareholders of both companies.