Synopsys Completes Acquisition of MOSAID Semiconductor IP Assets
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Press release date: July 30, 2007
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 30 / -- Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS), a world leader in semiconductor design software, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of the semiconductor intellectual property (IP) assets of MOSAID Technologies, Inc. (TSX: MSD), a developer and licensor of semiconductor IP. The integration of MOSAID's double data rate (DDR) memory controller and PHY semiconductor IP products into Synopsys' DesignWare® IP portfolio will further expand the breadth of Synopsys' standards-based connectivity IP solutions. The final purchase price for the acquisition was $15.3 million.
About Synopsys Synopsys, Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS) is a world leader in electronic design automation (EDA) software for semiconductor design. The company delivers technology-leading system and semiconductor design and verification platforms, IC manufacturing and yield optimization solutions, semiconductor intellectual property and design services to the global electronics market. These solutions enable the development and production of complex integrated circuits and electronic systems. Through its comprehensive solutions, Synopsys addresses the key challenges designers and manufacturers face today, including power management, accelerated time to yield and system-to-silicon verification. Synopsys is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has more than 60 offices located throughout North America, Europe, Japan and Asia. Visit Synopsys online at http://www.synopsys.com/.
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