Daily Archives: October 25, 2007

Chris Nuttall

Dirk_meyer_with_quad_core_chips_2 A year after Advanced Micro Devices’ acquisition of ATI, the Canadian graphics chipmaker, the merits of the takeover are still unclear to AMD shareholders.

  The company has suffered four consecutive quarters of losses, its shares are down 39 per cent on their closing price on October 25 2006, the day the ATI acquisition was finalised. Gross margins are down 10 percentage points, key personnel have left the company and AMD has seen Intel move ahead of it in technological advances. Read more