CAMARILLO, Calif., Dec 09, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SEMTECH CORPORATION (NASDAQ:SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for high-end consumer, computing, communications and industrial equipment, today announced the completion of the acquisition of Sierra Monolithics, Inc., a leading supplier of high performance analog ICs and solutions to the core communications infrastructure and leading edge defense markets. Semtech had previously announced on November 18, 2009 that it had reached an agreement to acquire Sierra Monolithics.
"Today's closing announcement marks another exciting milestone for Semtech," said Mohan Maheswaran, President and Chief Executive Officer of Semtech. "With the addition of Sierra Monolithics, Semtech's High Performance Analog competencies and portfolio are expanded considerably. We have created a uniquely differentiated company that achieves our desired end market balance and furthers our leadership position in many fast growing segments of the market."
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Semtech Corporation is a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for high-end consumer, computing, communications and industrial equipment. Products are designed to benefit the engineering community as well as the global community. The company is dedicated to reducing the impact it, and its products, have on the environment. Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction. Publicly traded since 1967, Semtech is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol SMTC. For more information, visit http://www.semtech.com.
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