Thursday, April 30, 2009
IDT Divests Network Search Engine Assets
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IDT® (Integrated Device Technology, Inc.) (NASDAQ:IDTI), a leading provider of essential mixed signal semiconductor solutions that enrich the digital media experience, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to divest its network search engine business to NetLogic Microsystems, Inc (NASDAQ: NETL). The purchase consideration consists of approximately US$100 million less the cost of inventory, estimated at $10 million on hand, on the closing date. At closing, NetLogic Microsystems, at its option, may pay the entire purchase price in cash or pay approximately $70 million less the cost of inventory in cash and issue to IDT a $30 million secured promissory note payable in two equal installments on the first and second anniversaries of the closing date. The IDT Board of Directors has unanimously approved of the divestiture and signing of a definitive agreement. IDT expects this transaction to close prior to the end of the calendar third quarter of 2009.