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AMD lays out its foundry-focused restructuring

Company is spinning off its chipmaking operations to a new entity and taking on a greater investment from Mubadala Development. Here are the details.

By October 7, 2008


AMD appoints new chairman, closes plant deal

Chipmaker appoints Bruce Claflin as its new chairman as it completes deal to spin off manufacturing operations.

By March 2, 2009


AMD to own less of chipmaking spinoff

The structure of the AMD manufacturing spinoff deal has changed. Company cites "changing economic times" as the reason.

By December 8, 2008


AMD to spin off manufacturing

The chipmaker announces a long-expected restructuring of its manufacturing operations.

By October 6, 2008


AMD chipmaking spinoff gets OK from U.S.

The Foundry Company gets the green light to go forward from the U.S. government.

By January 6, 2009


Contradictions stalk former AMD chief

Hector Ruiz, now at the center of a Silicon Valley scandal, was quick to rail against Intel's alleged unscrupulous business practices.

By October 28, 2009


Former AMD chief linked to Galleon case

Hector Ruiz, the former CEO and chairman of Advanced Micro Devices, has been linked to the insider-trading case, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

By October 27, 2009


AMD extends deadline for Abu Dhabi spin-off vote

After failing to get a quorum, Advanced Micro Devices extends the deadline to next week for shareholders to vote on the proposed spin-off of its manufacturing business.

By February 11, 2009


AMD cites $70 million in fourth-quarter costs

In addition to restructuring costs, chipmaker expects layoffs to total 600 in the fourth quarter.

By December 29, 2008


Timing rumors surface for AMD plant spin-off

Rumors persist that Advanced Micro Devices is planning to spin off all or part of its manufacturing operations.

By September 4, 2008