Broadcom Inc’s talks to buy analytics software company SAS Institute Inc. “have ended without a deal,” Bloomberg News reported, quoting a person familiar with the matter.

The talks collapsed after they became public on Monday, the person said, according to Bloomberg.

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Representatives of Broadcom and SAS couldn’t immediately be reached for comment, Bloomberg said.

Broadcom Inc., chaired by well-known Orange County entrepreneur Henry Samueli, was in talks to buy SAS of Cary, N.C., for about $15 billion to $20 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported earlier this week, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.