Trump Just Blocked a Chinese Firm From Buying U.S. Chipmaker Lattice
Sep 13, 2017 - Fortune
Mergers and Acquisitions

President Donald Trump blocked a Chinese-backed private equity firm from buying a U.S. chipmaker on Wednesday, sending a clear signal to Beijing that Washington will oppose deals that involve technologies with potential military applications.

Canyon Bridge Capital Partners' planned $1.3-billion acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor was one of the largest attempted by a Chinese-backed firm in the U.S. chip sector and was the first announced deal for the Palo Alto-based firm, which launched l

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