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As a reminder, each Xilinx shareholder will get 1.7234 shares of AMD for every share of Xilinx they own. As of this writing, Xilinx's market cap is at just over $36 billion (to AMD's nearly $128 billion). So what is AMD actually getting from this deal? Image source: Getty Images.Is the AMD-Xilinx merger still pending?
The merger between AMD (NASDAQ: AMD) and Xilinx (NASDAQ: XLNX) has been a long time coming. AMD had previously said it foresaw its acquisition being complete by the end of 2021. But here we are in 2022, and the deal is still pending.Should AMD consider a deal similar to Intel's Altera?
Some people are considering a deal similar to Intel's acquisition of Altera at the end of 2015 because the deal has been approved by China. AMD is optimistic about this transaction and stated in a statement to Seeking Alpha that it expects the transaction to be completed by the end of this year.Who is the CEO of Xilinx now?
Xilinx President and CEO, Victor Peng, will join AMD as president responsible for the Xilinx business and strategic growth initiatives, effective upon closing of the transaction. In addition, at least two Xilinx directors will join the AMD Board of Directors upon closing.