At least one of the companies that has spoken to VMEM has prepared a preliminary term sheet for a possible takeover, though the terms remain adjustable based on the results of future due diligence. According to the report, VMEM has been approached by a wide variety of tech companies, including Seagate (STX), IBM (IBM), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), EMC (EMC) and Samsung.
VMEM held its IPO in September, but shares dropped the first day and tumbled in the following months, ultimately leading to the ouster of CEO and founder Donald Basile in December.
Last month, VMEM announced that it had tapped a permanent successor to Basile.
VMEM stock has dropped more than 47% since its IPO. On Monday, VMEM stock closed at $3.70 a share.