"Together, NXP, which has its headquarters in the Netherlands, and Freescale, which is based in Austin, Tex., reported $10.6 billion in sales last year."
NXP and Freescale Announce $40 Billion Merger
"NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq:NXPI) and Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd. (NYSE:FSL) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which NXP will merge with Freescale in a transaction which values the combined enterprise at just over $40 billion"
Exclusive: NXP nears deal for Freescale Semiconductor - sources | Reuters
"NXP Semiconductors NV is close to a deal to acquire smaller peer Freescale Semiconductor Ltd in a $40 billion cash and stock merger that will reshape the semiconductor industry, according to two people familiar with the matter."
"NXP is finalizing a deal to pay a little over Freescale's $11 billion current market capitalization, the people said. Including debt, the combined company will have a value of around $40 billion, the people added."
It's a "definitive agreement" so that means Samsung isn't succesfully to buy Freescale.