The potential deal is also being investigated in the United States, the European Union and China.
Last September, it was announced that Nvidia would use SoftBank to buy UK semiconductor manufacturer Arm for $40 billion. for the deal It has now gained momentum by securing acquisitions to support the world’s three largest chipmakers.
The Sunday Times reported that Broadcom, MediaTek and Marvell Technology Group, the first buyers of Cambridge-based Arm, have publicly backed the acquisition, which has raised national security concerns.
Their help was announced as the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority prepares for a review that could oppose the takeover. The potential deal is also being investigated in the United States, the European Union and China.
Competitor Qualcomm and tech giants, including Microsoft, fear that Nvidia may limit the company’s technology offerings to competitors or raise prices. Arm offers plans to more than 500 companies that build their own chips based on it.