NVIDIA has received approval from all necessary authorities to proceed with its planned acquisition of Mellanox, as announced in March 2019.
The latest approval by China’s State Administration for Market Regulation follows antitrust approval from the European Commission and Mexico and the expiration of the waiting period under U.S. antitrust laws. With the exception of the remaining customary closing conditions, all conditions to the deal’s closing have been satisfied.
The deal had been previously approved by the European Commission.
NVIDIA announced on March 11, 2019, its intention to buy Israel-based Mellanox for $125 per share in cash, or $6.9 billion, in a transaction that would combine NVIDIA’s computing expertise with Mellanox’s high-performance interconnect technology.
The acquisition is expected to close on or about April 27, 2020.