Marvell completes acquisition of Cavium

In a post last year, we covered how Marvell has designs on Cavium. The deal has now been completed, with Marvell announcing yesterday (6 July 2018) the deal’s completion.

“The next wave of semiconductor growth will be fueled by advancements in the data economy. Applications such as AI, 5G, Cloud, automotive, and edge computing all require engineering solutions that combine high bandwidth, very low power consumption, and leadership in complex system on a chip solutions. As a combined company, we now offer industry-leading IP, a broad portfolio of infrastructure solutions, and a talented team of innovators ready to tackle our customers’ toughest challenges. We’re excited to get started.”

– Matt Murphy, President and Chief Executive Officer, Marvell.

The deal brings three key Cavium individuals to the Marvell board of directors. These are Syed Ali (previously President and CEO of Cavium), Brad Buss and Dr. Edward Frank (both previously directors of Cavium).

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