Freescale Acquires SigmaTel

Addition of proven mixed-signal, multimedia technology, and world-class talent positions Freescale for growth in consumer electronics markets

April 30, 2008

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AUSTIN, Texas -- Freescale Semiconductor, a privately held, global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors has completed its acquisition of SigmaTel, Inc., paying $3 per outstanding share of SigmaTel stock representing approximately $110 million in cash.

“SigmaTel's analog and mixed-signal IC technologies complement our successful portfolio of i.MX multimedia applications processors and position our multimedia business as a key growth driver for Freescale,” said Rich Beyer, chairman of the board and chief executive officer for Freescale Semiconductor. “With this acquisition, Freescale enhances its technology and talent enabling us to provide our customers worldwide with one of the broadest, most feature rich multimedia portfolios on the market.”

Freescale Semiconductor Inc.

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