Intel deal could value Israeli unit at more than $50 billion

Intel to make Israeli self-driving car unit Mobileye public in US
December 8, 2021

Chip-maker giant Intel is set to take Mobileye, its Israeli self-driving car unit, public in the United States next year, Reuters reported on Monday. The deal would reportedly value Mobileye at more than $50 billion. Intel is the largest employer in Israel’s high-tech sector, with 14,000 employees, and it will likely retain Mobileye’s executive team and keep its majority ownership after the initial public offering of Mobileye stock, according to the report. In 2017, Intel purchased Israeli self-driving car-maker Mobileye for $15.3 billion. The move reportedly put it in direct competition with its rivals, Nvidia and Qualcomm, in developing driverless systems for automakers. READ MORE

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