AMD Advanced Micro Devices
CONSENT OF CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) LLC
February 5, 2021
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
2485 Augustine Drive
Santa Clara, California 95054
Members of the Board:
We hereby consent to the inclusion of our opinion letter, dated October 26, 2020, to the Board of Directors of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (the “Parent”) as Annex C to the joint proxy statement/prospectus, which forms a part of Amendment No. 2, dated as of the date hereof (“Amendment No. 2”), to the Registration Statement on Form S-4 of the Parent filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission as of December 4, 2020 (as amended by Amendment No. 1, dated as of January 14, 2021, and Amendment No. 2, the “Registration Statement”), relating to the proposed merger involving the Parent and Xilinx, Inc., and reference to such opinion letter under the headings “Summary – Opinions of AMD’s Financial Advisors – Opinion of Credit Suisse”, “The Merger – Background of the Merger”, “The Merger – Recommendation of the AMD Board of Directors; AMD’s Reasons for the Merger”, “The Merger – Opinions of AMD’s Financial Advisors – Opinion of Credit Suisse”, “The Merger – AMD Unaudited Financial Projections” and “Risk Factors – Risks Relating to the Merger” in such joint proxy statement/prospectus. The foregoing consent applies only to the Registration Statement and not to any amendments or supplements thereto, and our opinion is not to be used, circulated, quoted, or otherwise referred to for any other purpose, nor is it to be filed with, included in or referred to in whole or in part in any other registration statement (including any amendments to the above-mentioned Registration Statement), proxy statement or any other document, except in accordance with our prior written consent.
In giving our consent, we do not admit that we come within the category of persons whose consent is required under Section 7 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission thereunder, nor do we admit that we are experts with respect to any part of such Registration Statement within the meaning of the term “experts” as used in the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the rule and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission thereunder.
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|CREDIT SUISSE SECURITIES (USA) LLC|
|By:||/s/ Steven Geller|
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