Breakingviews – Broadcom gives only limp defense of VMware deal
Broadcom’s creep from semiconductors to software was already quizzical, given the scant overlap between making chips and coding bits . With the $61 billion purchase of VMware, the fog gets thicker. It doesn’t help that Hock Tan, who runs the $220 billion chipmaker, is being vague about the benefits of this giant deal on which shareholders get no real say.

Breakingviews – Broadcom gives only limp defense of VMware deal

Broadcom’s creep from semiconductors to software was already quizzical, given the scant overlap between making chips and coding bits . With the $61 billion purchase of VMware, the fog gets thicker. It doesn’t help that Hock Tan, who runs the $220 billion chipmaker, is being vague about the benefits of this giant deal on which shareholders get no real say.