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サイプレス セミコンダクタ、Ramtron International社買収のためのオファーを9年10月2012日ニューヨーク時間午前零時までに延長 | サイプレス セミコンダクタ

サイプレス セミコンダクタ、Ramtron International社買収のためのオファーを9年10月2012日ニューヨーク時間午前零時までに延長

最終更新日: 2012年9月25日

—Offer Price of $3.10 Per Share—

—Ramtron Board of Directors Has Unanimously Recommended
that Stockholders Tender Their Shares—

SAN JOSE, Calif., 2012年9月25日 – Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that, in connection with its previously announced merger agreement with Ramtron International Corporation (NASDAQ: RMTR), it has increased the offer price in its tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding stock of Ramtron to $3.10 per share and extended the expiration date of the offer to 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on 2012年10月9日, unless further extended. The all-cash offer is subject to customary closing conditions as set forth in the merger agreement, and further described in the amendment and supplement to the Offer to Purchase filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Ramtron’s board of directors has unanimously recommended that stockholders tender their shares into the offer.

The offer was previously scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on 2012年9月25日. As of 4:00 p.m., New York City time, on 2012年9月24日, 5,731,472 shares of Ramtron (including 74,559 shares subject to guarantees of delivery) had been tendered and not withdrawn pursuant to the offer.

Greenhill & Co., LLC is acting as financial advisor to Cypress and dealer manager for the offer, and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Professional Corporation, is acting as legal counsel.

サイプレスについて
サイプレスは、高パフォーマンス ミックスシグナルのプログラマブル ソリューションを提供し、製品化までの時間を短縮し、優れたシステム価値をもたらします。Cypress offerings include the flagship PSoC 1, PSoC 3, and PSoC 5 programmable system-on-chip families and derivatives, CapSense touch sensing and TrueTouch solutions for touchscreens. サイプレスは、マルチメディアハンドセットやPC、タブレットの接続性と性能の向上を実現する高性能West Bridgeソリューションなどを提供しており、USBコントローラ分野の世界的リーダ企業です。サイプレスはSRAMメモリ分野においても世界のリーダです。サイプレスは、消費者向け製品、携帯機器、コンピュータ、データ通信、自動車、工業用、軍事用といった多くの市場に製品を提供しています。Cypress trades on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol CY. Visit Cypress online at https://www.cypress.com.

Additional Information
This communication is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to buy or solicitation of an offer to sell common stock of Ramtron International Corporation (“Ramtron”). The tender offer is being made pursuant to a tender offer statement on Schedule TO (including the Offer to Purchase, the Letter of Transmittal and related materials) filed by Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (“Cypress”) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on 2012年6月21日, as amended and supplemented by the Amendment and Supplemented to the Offer to Purchase and the Amended and Restated Letter of Transmittal filed by Cypress with the SEC on 2012年9月25日. INVESTORS AND STOCKHOLDERS OF RAMTRON ARE URGED TO READ THESE AND OTHER DOCUMENTS (AS THEY MAY BE AMENDED AND SUPPLEMENTED FROM TIME TO TIME) CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY BECAUSE THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION, INCLUDING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE OFFER. Investors and stockholders of Ramtron may obtain free copies of these and other documents filed by Cypress with the SEC at the SEC’s website (www.sec.gov). The Offer to Purchase, Letter of Transmittal and related materials may also be obtained for free by contacting the information agent for the tender offer, Georgeson Inc., at 212-440-9800 or toll-free at 866-219-9786.

Forward-Looking Statements
This release may be deemed to contain forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements regarding Cypress’s proposal to acquire Ramtron and the terms and conditions of such acquisition, each of which involve risks and uncertainties. Readers are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual future events or results due to a variety of factors, including the business and economic conditions and growth trends in the semiconductor industry and in various geographic regions; our ability to manage financial risk; and other factors listed in Cypress’s most recent reports on Form 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K. The information above speaks only as of the date of this release.
Cypress, the Cypress logo, PSoC, PowerPSoC, CapSense and West Bridge are registered trademarks and Cypress Developer Community, PSoC Creator and TrueTouch are trademarks of Cypress Semiconductor Corp. All other trademarks are property of their owners.

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