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RF Monolithics To Be Purchased By Murata Electronics North America For $1.78/Shr

4/13/2012 9:08 AM ET

RF Monolithics Inc. (RFMI: Quote) reached a definitive agreement to be acquired by Murata Electronics North America, Inc. for $1.78 per share to holders of RFM common shares, representing an 80% premium over the Nasdaq closing price as of April 12, 2012. The acquisition may complete in the third calendar quarter of 2012.

David Kirk, President and CEO of Murata Electronics North America Inc., the Regional Headquarters of Murata Americas said, "RFM's proven success in developing business in the healthcare, energy and industrial markets complements Murata's growth strategy. Additionally, leveraging RFM's expertise in design and development of production-ready RF modules, SAW based and RFIC short-range radios, stand-alone radio systems and platforms for M2M applications will enable Murata to increase the value of the wireless module solutions delivered to Murata's existing and future customers in the global marketplace."

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