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MaxLinear terminates proposed merger with Silicon Motion

MaxLinear cites several reasons for terminating its proposed merger with Silicon Motion. #pressrelease

July 26, 2023

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CARLSBAD, Calif. – MaxLinear, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXL), a leading provider of radio frequency (RF), analog, digital and mixed-signal integrated circuits, today announced that it has exercised its contractual rights to terminate its May 5, 2022 merger agreement (the "Merger Agreement") with Silicon Motion (NASDAQ: SIMO).

As described in a Form 8-K filed today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, MaxLinear gave notice that it is relieved of its obligation to close the transaction because, among other reasons, (i) certain conditions to closing set forth in the Merger Agreement are not satisfied and are incapable of being satisfied, (ii) Silicon Motion has suffered a Material Adverse Effect that is continuing, (iii) Silicon Motion is in material breach of representations, warranties, covenants, and agreements in the Merger Agreement that give rise to the right of the Company to terminate, and (iv) in any event, the First Extended Outside Date has passed and was not automatically extended because certain conditions in Article 6 of the Merger Agreement were not satisfied or waived as of May 5, 2023.

Read the full press release here.


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