The Bundeskartellamt has given Grunes Light for the superscript of chip developer Dialog Semiconductor by the Japanese competitor Renesas Electronics. There are only in partial edges of semiconductor elements for the German automotive industry, reasonable antitrust stamp project Andreas Mundt on Thursday the release of the consideration through the competitive workforce. Had automakers "Indigenant also sufficient alternative procurement sources".
Dialog Semiconductor with company headquarters in London and 2300 employees worldwide has German roots. In Germany, a total of 390 employees have been employed, part of it in Kirchheim under Teck. Among other things, the research and development are located in the Baden-Wurttembergischen municipality.
Renesas is a specialist in chips used in cars. The Japanese want to buy dialogue for 67.50 euros per share. This corresponds to a valuation of around 4.9 billion euros. Dialog offers so far mainly audio, fast loading and bluetooth chips for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices – once with Apple as coarse customers.
The Antitrust Office pointed out that his release of the suppure invalidly takes into account the expected impact on competition. For the assessment of other legal specifications, such as those of the photographic law, one is not conditional.