NVIDIA, the US chipmaker, is also interested in buying British technology giant arm. The deal is expected to be completed as soon as late summer, according to people familiar with the matter. By then, arm’s valuation could reach 40 billion pounds. Softbank, the private equity holder of arm, first offered to sell the company in April. At the time, Softbank hired Goldman to look for buyers. After Goldman contacted apple, the latter decided not to buy arm. Subsequently, Goldman Sachs tried to persuade Qualcomm, Samsung and NVIDIA to jointly acquire arm shares. But in the end, only NVIDIA was interested in acquiring arm. < / P > < p > the UK government may pay close attention to the deal. In 2016, the British government insisted that Softbank keep arm’s headquarters in the UK and increase the number of domestic employees. How these measures will be implemented after NVIDIA’s acquisition of arm remains unclear.