Apple's possible prospective buyer: Softbank checks the time of the IPO, the computer blacksmith's ARM

The Japanese conglomerate Softbank Group checks, to make his investment in the British computer chip forge ARM part or the whole of money. To debate a sale of s

Apple's possible prospective buyer: Softbank checks the time of the IPO, the computer blacksmith's ARM

The Japanese conglomerate Softbank Group checks, to make his investment in the British computer chip forge ARM part or the whole of money. To debate a sale of shares to private investors or an IPO, according to Reports by the Bloomberg news Agency and the newspaper "Wall Street Journal".

Patrick Welter

a correspondent for Economics and policy in Japan, based in Tokyo.

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until now soft banks founder Masayoshi Son had made the first sale of ARM shares for the year 2023 in view. Now the Japanese company is considering a faster sale. One of the top managers of Softbank, Marcelo Claure, said, however, of the newspaper "Financial Times", he did not expect any IPO of the ARM in the next twelve months. Softbank had bought ARM 2016 for the equivalent of $ 32 billion.

The British company designs semiconductor chips that plug into most Smartphones and many other devices that are connected in the Internet of things with each other. Son sees ARM as the core of its Vision, in the Computer and humanity is getting closer and closer together. A prospect on the ARM, could assemble the American electronics company Apple, which has announced that his Computer is no longer with Intel Chips, but with its own Chips based on the ARM architecture. Softbank had only released last week, a on Software programmes and the Internet of things-oriented part of the ARM, and in a private company.

Updated Date: 14 July 2020, 14:19

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