ATI Technologies Acquired by AMD

Includes: AMD, ATYT, INTC
by: Asif Suria

The graphic chip making company ATI Technologies (ATYT) will be acquired by Intel’s (NASDAQ:INTC) archrival Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD) very soon according to a Reuters report for a price tag of $5.4 billion. This works out to a premium of 28.57% on Friday’s closing price of $16.56 and market cap of $4.2 billion and would translate into a bid of around $21.29 per share. The stock jumped up another 9.12% to $18.07 in after hours trading on Friday.

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