IBM Gets Regulatory Blessing for Sale of Server Business to Lenovo

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 9:23am
Andrew Berg

IBM today announced that it had received final regulatory approval for the sale of its server business to Lenovo. 

According to a statement on the company's website, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) has finished its review of the divestiture of IBM's x86-based server business to Lenovo.  

Lenovo Group is paying $2.3 billion for IBM's server business to expand a product line which is otherwise dominated by PCs, tablets and smartphones.

Lenovo has said that it expects to offer jobs to 7,500 IBM employees. 



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