Frank Aquila Talks Broadcom Block in FT Due Diligence Newsletter

March 14, 2018
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In the FT Due Diligence newsletter titled “A spectacular $142bn collapse,” Frank Aquila discussed the recent block on Broadcom's attempted acquisition of Qualcomm. “The fact that the president took pre-emptive action before a deal was even signed is extremely disturbing and inconsistent with all of our notions of due process,” Frank said. “It will also make it more difficult for American companies to cry foul when they are blocked in other countries for political reasons. ‎This action does not bode well for robust cross border M&A activity in a number of sectors.”