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Wolfson acquires Sonaptic Limited

Wolfson Microelectronics plc (“Wolfson” or “the Company”), a leading supplier of mixed-signal semiconductors for consumer electronic products, announces today that it has acquired Sonaptic Limited for an initial consideration of $24.8m.

Sonaptic Limited (“Sonaptic”) is a world leading provider of advanced micro-acoustic technologies based on more than 12 years of research by Sonaptic’s founders. The acquisition will provide the third part of Wolfson’s AudioPlus™ growth strategy which is aimed at building on Wolfson’s world class position in high fidelity audio semiconductors. The acquisition will enable Wolfson to combine mixed-signal design and acoustic skills to offer advanced active noise cancellation, sound enhancement, 3D sound, and acoustic echo cancellation in combination with its existing high quality, low power audio products for consumer electronic applications. These include Personal Media Players (PMP), mobile handsets, portable gaming consoles, Flat Pannel TVs (FPTV), Portable Navigation Devices (PND) and automotive applications.

Wolfson Microelectronics
Dave Shrigley, CEO
Mark Cubitt, Finance Director
T: 0207 929 8989 on the day
T: 0131 272 7000 thereafter

Corfin Communications
Harry Chathli, Neil Thapar
T: 020 7929 8989

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