Atmel to acquire Newport Media for $140M Atmel announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Newport Media, a provider of high performance low power Wi-Fi and Bluetooth solutions. The purchase price is $140M cash, subject to working capital adjustments, plus an additional earn-out of up to $30M to be paid subject to achievement of future revenue thresholds over two years. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including anti-trust review, and is expected to close during the third calendar quarter. Atmel will fund the transaction with cash on hand and borrowings under its existing credit facility. NMI recorded $43M in annual revenue during 2013 and the acquisition is expected to be accretive to Atmel's non-GAAP financials in the second half of 2015.
Barclays to hold a conference Global Technology Conference is being held in San Francisco on December 9-10 with webcasted company presentations to begin on December 9 at 10:40 am; not all company presentations may be webcasted. Webcast Link