Toshiba & Samsung Rumored To Be Launching Takeover Bid For SanDisk

Samsung Electronics and Toshiba are rumored to be making a bid to buy out memory drive company SanDisk.  The rumors originated from EETimes.  Both are making simultaneous bids.  Last year Samsung made a hostile takeover bid for SanDisk, but ended discussion without making an agreement.

Toshiba is currently a partner in manufacturing flash storage with SanDisk already.  Toshiba is also a current shareholder in SanDisk.

Jim Handy, an analyst with Objective Analysis believes SanDisk won’t be acquired because the company is reportedly seeking $60 per share for a buy-out.  Samsung is said to be only offering $25 per share.

This article was written by Amit Chowdhry. You can follow me at @amitchowdhry or on Google+ at
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