Breaking News
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg
Share SHARE
mail  E-MAIL

CEVA Now Offers $90 Mln For MIPS Operating Business - Update

RELATED NEWS
Trade CEVA now with 
12/11/2012 8:45 AM ET

CEVA, Inc. (CEVA: Quote,CVA.L) Tuesday said it has submitted a further proposal to the board of directors of Sunnyvale, California-based chipmaker MIPS Technologies, Inc. (MIPS) to acquire its operating business for $90 million. MIPS will also receive payments on behalf of termination fee on its amended merger agreement with Imagination Technologies Group Plc (IMG.L).

Mountain View, California-based CEVA is an Israeli company, which provides DSP processor technology for the semiconductor industry.

On Monday, Imagination Technologies, which designs chips that power Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) iPhone and iPad, said it signed a revised deal to acquire the operating business and certain patent properties of MIPS Technologies for $80 million in cash, including license rights to all of the remaining patent properties. Imagination had revised its offer in response to the offer by CEVA.

Last month end, MIPS had received an unsolicited proposal from CEVA to acquire all of the outstanding MIPS shares, following the consummation of the proposed patent sale transaction with Bridge Crossing, LLC and the proposed recapitalization for $75 million in cash.

In early November, MIPS announced that Imagination will acquire the outstanding MIPS shares following the consummation of the proposed patent sale transaction with Bridge Crossing and the proposed recapitalization for $60 million in cash.

CEVA shares closed Monday's regular trading at $15.06 on the Nasdaq. MIPS ended on Monday at $7.61.

Register
To receive FREE breaking news email alerts for Ceva Inc. and others in your portfolio

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Justin Moore has been named Humanitarian of the Year by by the Armed Forces Foundation. Moore received the award alongside Big Machine Label Group President/CEO Scott Borchetta for their service and commitment to the morale and welfare of military families through the Crown Royal "Your Hero's Name Here" contest. International Business Machines Corp. said Wednesday after the markets closed that its first quarter profit fell 21% from last year, hurt by lower revenue as well as a hefty workforce rebalancing charge. The company's quarterly earnings per share, excluding items, came in line with analysts' expectations, but its quarterly revenue fell short of analysts' forecast. Stocks moved sharply higher over the course of the trading day on Wednesday, further offsetting the steep losses posted late last week. The markets benefited from a positive reaction to the latest earnings news as well as remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen. The major averages saw further upside going into the close, ending the session at their best levels of the day.
comments powered by Disqus
FREE Newsletters, Analysis & Alerts

 

Stay informed with our FREE daily Newsletters and real-time breaking News Alerts. Sign up to receive the latest information on business news, health, technology, biotech, market analysis, currency trading and more.