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Qualcomm宣布终止收购恩智浦 董事会批准300亿美元股票回购计划

Qualcomm发展策略延续不变:保持5G领先地位,继续在新行业实现增长

2018726日,圣迭戈——Qualcomm IncorporatedNASDAQ: QCOM)(以下简称“Qualcomm”或“公司”)今日宣布其间接全资子公司Qualcomm River Holdings B.V.终止对恩智浦半导体(NASDAQ: NXPI)的收购(以下简称“恩智浦”),立即生效。按照收购协议条款规定,Qualcomm River Holdings将于2018726日向恩智浦支付20亿美元收购终止费用。随着收购终止,Qualcomm River Holdings也终止了其之前宣布的对恩智浦全部已发行在外流通股份的公开收购要约。

Qualcomm今天也宣布其董事会已经批准了300亿美元的股票回购计划,取代公司现有的100亿美元股票回购计划。Qualcomm预计将于2019财年结束前完成大部分的股票回购。

通过执行该股票回购项目,以及实现之前宣布的其它战略目标,包括10亿美元成本计划和实现在新行业的多元化业务增长,Qualcomm继续保持为股东创造巨大增长和价值的显著优势。

Qualcomm Incorporated首席执行官史蒂夫·莫伦科夫表示:“我们不断推动Qualcomm的技术进入具有更大增长机遇的行业,这一核心战略保持不变。我们将继续全力以赴保持在这些行业的强劲增长势头,预计2018财年公司来自于这些领域的营收将达到约50亿美元,较2016财年增长超过70%。我们相信我们的技术领导力和强大的执行力将为我们的股东创造巨大价值。”

Qualcomm持续实现强劲业务增长,得益于其在物联网、汽车、射频前端、计算及联网领域的加速拓展和发展势头:

  • 物联网——Qualcomm持续引领物联网发展,2017财年在物联网领域的营收超过10亿美元。公司已建立间接渠道,通过第三方(包括超过25个全球分销商)服务9000多个客户。
  • 汽车——Qualcomm能为未来网联汽车提供强大的连接解决方案及领先的智能功能。截至20181月,我们已获得总价值达30亿美元的产品订单,到20187月这一数字已增长至50亿美元。
  • 射频前端——Qualcomm的射频前端解决方案已获得多家顶级智能手机制造商的设计采用,此外我们与四家领先的OEM厂商——联想、OPPOvivo和小米已分别签署非约束性的射频前端采购谅解备忘录,总价值达20亿美元。
  • 先进计算——Qualcomm正在重新定义联网PC体验,华硕、惠普和联想均已发布基于Qualcomm®骁龙835移动平台的联网PC产品。
  • 联网——Qualcomm的技术正在推动行业发展,引领家庭和企业无线网络及Mesh Wi-FiWi-Fi网状网络)的发展。

Qualcomm将继续引领5G,并且随着蜂窝技术极大地改变各行各业,Qualcomm在短期和长期内都面临发展的重大机遇。这些新机遇有助于Qualcomm将其可服务市场(Serviceable Addressable Market)的规模扩大至1千亿美元。先进计算、连接和人工智能均为5G的关键组成技术,Qualcomm在上述领域的领导地位为公司在这些新兴领域中保持领先提供了巨大优势。

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