Broadcom Limited is a diversified global semiconductor manufacturer. The Company's product portfolio serves multiple applications within four primary end markets: wired infrastructure, wireless communications, enterprise storage and industrial & others. Applications for its products in these end markets include data center networking, home connectivity, broadband access, telecommunications equipment, smartphones and base stations, data center servers and storage, factory automation, power generation and alternative energy systems, and displays.

San Jose, US
Size (employees)
14,000 (est)-10%
Broadcom was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in San Jose, US
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Key People/Management at Broadcom

Hock Tan

Hock Tan

President and Chief Executive Officer
Tom Krause

Tom Krause

Chief Financial Officer
Bryan Ingram

Bryan Ingram

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Wireless Semiconductor Division
Boon Chye Ooi

Boon Chye Ooi

Senior Vice President, Global Operations
Andy Nallappan

Andy Nallappan

Vice President, Chief Information Officer, Global Information Technology
Debbie Streeter

Debbie Streeter

Vice President, Human Resources
Mark Brazeal

Mark Brazeal

Chief Legal Officer
Ah-Chee Neo

Ah-Chee Neo

Vice President, Worldwide Quality
Kirsten Spears

Kirsten Spears

Vice President, Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer
Yuan Xing Lee

Yuan Xing Lee

Vice President, Central Engineering
Greg Fischer

Greg Fischer

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Broadband Carrier Access Products Division
Rich Nelson

Rich Nelson

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Set-Top Box and Cable Modem Products Division
Frank Ostojic

Frank Ostojic

Senior Vice President and General Manager, ASIC Products Division
Fatt LunHo

Fatt LunHo

Vice President and General Manager, Optoelectronic Products Division
Jas Tremblay

Jas Tremblay

Vice President and General Manager, Data Center Solutions Group
Martin Weigert

Martin Weigert

Vice President and General Manager, Industrial Fiber Products Division
Mark Gonikberg

Mark Gonikberg

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Wireless Communications and Connectivity
Ram Velaga

Ram Velaga

Senior Vice President and General Manager, Switch Products Division

Broadcom Office Locations

Broadcom has an office in San Jose, Irvine, San Diego, Chandler and in 43 other locations
San Jose, US (HQ)
1320 Ridder Park Dr
Allentown, US
3311 Airport Rd
Andover, US
200 Brickstone Square
Austin, US
400 2901 Vía Fortuna
Chandler, US
200 500 N Juniper Dr
Charlotte, US
9815 David Taylor Dr
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Broadcom Financials and Metrics

Broadcom Financials

Broadcom's revenue was reported to be $17.64 b in FY, 2017 which is a 33.2% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

17.6 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

8.5 b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

1.8 b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

2.4 b

Market capitalization (1-Mar-2018)

104.3 b

Cash (2-Mar-2018)

11.2 b


95 b
Broadcom's current market capitalization is $104.3 b.
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


6.8 b13.2 b17.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

3.3 b7.3 b9.1 b

Gross profit

3.6 b5.9 b8.5 b
USDQ1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


1.6 b1.6 b1.7 b1.8 b3.5 b3.8 b4.1 b4.2 b4.5 b

Cost of goods sold

809 m768 m851 m830 m2.5 b2 b2.1 b2.2 b2.3 b

Gross profit

826 m846 m884 m941 m1 b1.8 b2 b2 b2.1 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


1.8 b3.1 b11.2 b

Accounts Receivable

1 b2.2 b2.4 b


524 m1.4 b1.4 b

Current Assets

3.8 b7.1 b15.8 b
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


2.2 b2 b2 b3.5 b4.3 b5.2 b

Accounts Receivable

1.1 b1.9 b2.2 b1.9 b2.1 b2.4 b


490 m1.5 b1.3 b1.3 b1.3 b1.4 b

Current Assets

4 b6.7 b6 b7.4 b8.5 b9.9 b
USDFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

1.4 b(1.9 b)1.8 b

Depreciation and Amortization

962 m3 b4.7 b


62 m996 m(39 m)

Accounts Payable

29 m33 m(97 m)
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017

Net Income

377 m(1.3 b)(878 m)252 m716 m1.2 b

Depreciation and Amortization

244 m1.3 b2.3 b1.1 b2.3 b3.5 b


34 m920 m1.1 b65 m96 m(23 m)

Accounts Payable

(68 m)(217 m)(61 m)(137 m)(25.1 m)(34 m)
USDY, 2017


39.9 x


14.5 x


1.2 m


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Broadcom Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017

Patents Issued

27.64 k24.25 k

Patents Pending

3.02 k2.06 k
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Broadcom Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Netlogic I LLC
Avago Technologies Holdings B.V.
Broadcom International Limited
Broadcom Netherlands B.V.
Broadcom Singapore Pte Ltd.
Broadcom UK Ltd.
ServerWorks International Ltd.
AT Luxembourg S.a. r.l.
Broadcom Cayman Finance Limited
Broadcom Distribution Unlimited Company
LSI Storage Ireland Limited
Serverworks Corporation
Avago Technologies Cayman Holdings Ltd
Broadcom International Pte. Ltd.
Cyoptics, Inc.
Global Locate, Inc.
LSI Logic HK Holdings
LSI Technology (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
NetLogic Microsystems Caymans Limited
RMI International Caymans Limited
Silicon Manufacturing Partners Pte Ltd.*
Avago Technologies Cayman Ltd.
Emulex Corporation
Teknovus, Inc.
Avago Technologies General IP (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
Avago Technologies Wireless (U.S.A.) Manufacturing LLC
Broadcom Cayman Limited
Broadcom International LLC
Broadcom Europe Limited
Broadcom Products Unlimited Company
LSI Corporation
Avago Technologies International Sales Pte. Limited
Broadcom Asia Distribution Pte. Ltd.
Broadcom Communications Netherlands B.V.
Broadcom Technologies Bermuda Unlimited
O.C. Property Company, LLC
Avago Technologies Finance Pte. Ltd.
Avago Technologies Manufacturing (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
Avago Technologies U.S. Inc.
BC Luxembourg S.a r.l.
Broadcom Bermuda LP
Broadcom Cayman L.P.†
Broadcom Communications Bermuda Limited
Broadcom Corporation
Agere Systems LLC
Brocade November 02, 2016$5.90 b
Brocade Communications Systems November 02, 2016$5.90 b
MagnaCom May 17, 2016$50 m
BroadLogic Network Technologies January 30, 2013
BroadLight March 21, 2012$230 m
NetLogic Microsystems September 12, 2011$3.70 b
SCsquare May 09, 2011$42 m
Provigent March 20, 2011$314 m
Gigle Networks November 21, 2010$75 m
Percello October 25, 2010$86 m
Beceem Communications October 12, 2010$316 m
Innovision Research & Technology June 16, 2010$47.50 m
Teknovus February 02, 2010$123 m
DuneNetworks November 29, 2009$178 m
Global Locate July 11, 2007$146 m
Octalica May 02, 2007$31 m
LVL7 Systems November 28, 2006$62 m
Sandburst Corporation January 22, 2006
Athena Semiconductors October 05, 2005
Siliquent Technologies July 18, 2005$84 m
Zeevo March 06, 2005
Agere Systems October 04, 2004
Alphamosaic September 21, 2004$123 m
Zyray Wireless June 15, 2004$96 m
WIDCOMM April 19, 2004
Sand Video April 06, 2004$77.50 m
RAIDCore February 01, 2004
Gadzoox Network March 02, 2003
ServerWorks January 07, 2001$957 m
VisionTech January 05, 2001$250 m
SiByte November 06, 2000$2.04 b
Allayer Technologies October 16, 2000$276 m
NewPort Communications August 14, 2000$1.32 b
Silicon Spice August 06, 2000$1.23 b
Altocom August 11, 1999$180 m
Maverick Networks January 26, 1999$111.90 m
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Broadcom News and Updates

Blocked Broadcom deal may stunt Chinese Silicon Valley investment: Reuters

President Donald Trump’s move to block a Singapore-based company’s takeover of U.S. rival Qualcomm Inc threatens to stunt crucial Chinese investment in the country’s startup capital, according to Silicon Valley venture capitalists and tech executives.

Broadcom move to the US – a waste of time?

Broadcom’s decision to kick off a redomiciliation process to the US was a pragmatic move to get in the good books of the government, but now Trump has killed the Qualcomm acquisition, is there any point?

Trump blocks Broadcom’s takeover of Qualcomm

 President Trump has blocked Broadcom’s proposed buyout of Qualcomm, due to security concerns, according to a White House statement. The combination of the two chipmakers would have potentially been the biggest tech merger ever. Several proposed acquisition prices have been discussed, recently $117 …

President Trump halts Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump issued an order on Monday prohibiting semiconductor maker Broadcom Ltd's proposed takeover of Qualcomm Inc on grounds of national security, bringing an end to what would have been the technology industry's biggest deal ever.

President Trump halts Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump issued an order on Monday prohibiting semiconductor maker Broadcom Ltd's proposed takeover of Qualcomm Inc on grounds of national security, bringing an end to what would have been the technology industry's biggest deal ever.

White House blocks Broadcom bid to acquire chip maker Qualcomm

Broadcom’s dream of dominating the mobile chip business by taking over Qualcomm is apparently dead. The White House issued a statement late on Monday: “The proposed takeover of Qualcomm by the Purchaser is prohibited, and any substantially equivalent merger, acquisition, or takeover, whether effecte…
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