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Final Regulatory Approval for Renesas’ Proposed Acquisition of IDT

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Supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, Renesas Electronics, and Integrated Device Technology, have announced that they received notification by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) that the investigation of the companies’ proposed merger transaction is complete and that there are no unresolved national security concerns with respect to the transaction.

The approval by CFIUS was the last outstanding regulatory authorization required to complete the transaction. Antitrust clearance decisions have previously been obtained for the transaction from antitrust authorities in China, Germany, Hungary, South Korea and the United States. IDT stockholders have previously voted to adopt the merger agreement and approve the transaction at a special meeting of stockholders held on January 15th, 2019.

All necessary regulatory approvals for the acquisition have now been received and the transaction is expected to complete on March 29th, subject to customary closing conditions.

Source Renesas Electronics

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