AMD, ATI Merger Holds Valuable Clues: Intel

Law360, New York (August 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Computer chip giant Intel Corp. wants to subpoena a 3-D graphics company about to merge with rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc., citing its belief that details of the $5.4 billion deal could help in its defense against AMD’s antitrust allegations.

If Intel’s subpoena is approved, it will bring to light document showing AMD’s strategic rationale for merging with Ontario, Canada-based ATI Technologies Inc., as well as projected growth opportunities and any perceived underperformance in certain markets.

“These requested documents relate specifically to AMD’s past and future...
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