Mattson Technology, Inc. Enters Into a Definitive Agreement to Be Acquired by the Beijing E-Town Dragon Semiconductor Industry Investment Center for $3.80 per Share in Cash

FREMONT, CA and BEIJING, CHINA--(December 01, 2015) - Mattson Technology, Inc. (MTSN), a global semiconductor wafer processing equipment provider, and Beijing E-Town Dragon Semiconductor Industry Investment Center (Limited Partnership) ("E-Town Dragon"), today jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which E-Town Dragon will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Mattson for $3.80 per share in cash. The transaction price represents a 55 percent premium to the 30-trading day average closing price for the period ending December 1, 2015, a 23 percent premium to Mattson's closing stock price on December 1, 2015, and values Mattson's equity at approximately $300 million on a fully diluted basis.

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Qorvo(R) Reports Fiscal 2016 Second Quarter Results and Announces $1 Billion Share Repurchase Program

GREENSBORO, N.C. and HILLSBORO, Ore., Nov. 5, 2015

Quarterly Financial Highlights

  • GAAP quarterly revenue increased 5.2% sequentially to $708.3 million
  • On a GAAP basis, gross margin was 40.2%, operating income was $18.0 million, and diluted EPS was $0.03
  • On a Non-GAAP basis, gross margin was 49.7%, operating income was $194.8 million, and diluted EPS was $1.22
  • Qorvo repurchased approximately 9.1 million shares of common stock at a total cost of $500 million
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Oclaro Announces Preliminary First Quarter FY2016 Results

Expects Results to be Above High End of Guidance
Company to Announce First Quarter Fiscal Year 2016 Financial Results on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 21, 2015  -- Oclaro, Inc. (OCLR), a leading provider and innovator of optical communications solutions, today reported preliminary results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2016.  The Company announced that it expects first quarter results to exceed its previously provided financial guidance.  The Company's financial guidance was last provided on August 4, 2015.

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KLA-Tencor Reports Fiscal 2016 First Quarter Results And Agreement To Combine With Lam Research

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 21, 2015 -- KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) today announced operating results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2016, which ended on September 30, 2015, and reported GAAP net income of $105 million and GAAP earnings per diluted share of $0.66 on revenues of $643 million.

"KLA-Tencor posted solid results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016, with new orders and earnings per share finishing above the range of guidance, and with revenue finishing at the top end of the range of guidance, demonstrating our market leadership, the resilience of our business model, and effective operational execution," said Rick Wallace, President and Chief Executive Officer. "The strong demand we are experiencing affirms KLA-Tencor's ongoing focus on providing superior value to customers both in terms of meeting market requirements and delivering superior competitive offerings."

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Microsemi Corporation Announces Superior Proposal to Acquire PMC-Sierra, Inc. for $11.50 Per Share With Intent to Close in December 2015

- Produces significant scale with $1.75 billion of combined LTM revenue
- Anticipates more than $100 million in annual cost synergies, with $75 million in first full quarter
- Delivers immediate accretion with more than $0.60 EPS expected in first full year
- Creates industry-leading 60/30 profitability model
- Complements optical and switching portfolios, accelerates existing data center growth effort
- Reaffirms fiscal fourth quarter 2015 business outlook

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