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Micron Closes Elpida Acquisition

7/31/2013 07:00 PM EDT
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junko.yoshida
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Blow to the Japanese government
junko.yoshida   8/1/2013 8:47:38 AM
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No matter how you cut it, Elpida's demise is a blow to the Japanese government. Japan used its tax payers' money to invest 40 billion yen ($500 million) in Elpida in 2009 in a bid to salvage the country's last maker of PC memory.

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Re: Long time coming choking sounds
Ron Neale   8/1/2013 4:15:28 AM
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Dyland your headline nearly caused me to choke on my breakfast-prophecy or what? With all the companies and entities that Micron has eaten up I wonder how long it might be before the sounds of choking start to be heard from them? What happens to the $1.75Billion in easy instalments if there is a significant downturn between now and 2019? Maybe just too big to fail-heard that somwhere before?

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Long time coming
mcgrathdylan   7/31/2013 8:53:28 PM
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This was a complicated and unusual deal, and certainly took a look time to button down. More than a year all told.

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Cultural barrier impact
resistion   7/31/2013 8:52:45 PM
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The difference between Micron and Elpida could be cultural and language barrier. That could make the integration a bit rougher.

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