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The Conversation: Semiconductors: Chinese takeover of UK’s leading chipmaker doesn’t need a security review – here’s why


An article written by Hamza Mudassir, MBA alumnus (MBA 2012) and Visiting Fellow in Strategy at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses the Chinese state-backed conglomerate Wingtech Technology’s takeover of the UK’s largest semiconductor foundry, Newport Wafer Fab (NWF). “Critics of the deal should remember: just because a company makes semiconductors does not make it a national treasure. For this reason, NWF is just not important enough to have been bailed out with taxpayer money,” Hamza writes.

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