Revenue by segment:
- Processor Division: £221.4M
- Physical IP Division: £46.4M
- Systems Design Division: £31.1M
Video IP acqusition: "On December 16, 2008, the Company purchased the entire share capital of Logipard AB from Anoto Group AB and other shareholders for total cash consideration of SEK 68 million (£5.5 million) and £0.1 million of related acquisition expenses. The acquisition of video processor technology builds on the success of the ARM’s 3D graphics processor, and enables ARM to provide customers with an integrated multimedia platform, which is becoming increasingly important in devices such as mobile computers, portable media players and digital TVs."
Employees: "At December 31, 2008, the Company had 1,740 full-time employees, including 501 in the United States, 35 in Japan, 13 in South Korea, 10 in Taiwan, 23 in P.R. China and 300 in India."
Patent foundation: "The Company has an active program to protect its proprietary technology through the filing of patents. The Company currently holds 427 US patents on various aspects of its technology, and 734 non-US patents with expiration dates ranging from 2012 to 2029. In addition, the Company has 414 patent applications pending in the United States and an additional 576 patent applications pending in the United Kingdom and various other jurisdictions.....The number of proposed patent applications submitted by ARM employees was 143 in 2008..."