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Now that the White House has shot down Broadcom's hostile bid for Qualcomm, Broadcom and Intel might both eye new targets. Albeit for pretty different reasons.
The president's rejection of a hostile bid for Qualcomm makes Broadcom CEO Hock Tan's acquisition plans more difficult. But don't expect Tan to change his strategy.
Suppliers of analog chips and microcontrollers have been popular targets during the chip industry's M&A wave. Look for that to continue in the coming quarters.
Microchip's 2016 deal to buy Atmel has given it a much larger earnings boost than what Microchip originally forecast. The same might hold for its just-announced deal to buy Microsemi.