TITLE

Report: Apple Snags PA Semi

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, Scott
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Red Herring;4/23/2008, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the acquisition of the PA Semi by Apple Inc. It states that Apple Inc. can use PA Semi's chips for iPhone and iPods. apple Inc. paid $278 million in cash for the acquisition. It is noted that PA Semi is venture backed by Highland Capital Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, and Venrock Associates.
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36834980

 

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