Realtek Singapore Pte Ltd, acquires 100% equity interest of Cortina Access, Inc. and its subsidiaries in Taiwan and China


HSINCHU, Taiwan – February 06, 2015 –Realtek Singapore Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of Realtek Semiconductor Corp. (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 2379.TW), one of the world’s leading network and multimedia IC providers, has acquired 100% of the equity interests of Cortina Access, Inc. and its subsidiaries in China and Taiwan, for approximately US$49,700,000. The full consideration will be paid in cash. Payment terms and stipulations will be in a definitive agreement.

“Cortina Access’s high-end gateway router and PON products have consistently passed the telecommunication specifications of various countries, and have been adopted by tier 1 carriers in the US, China, Japan, and Korea. Cortina Access products can now be paired with Realtek’s recently announced 4×4 11ac Wi-Fi and IoT chip (codenamed Ameba) to provide top-notch wireless gateway solutions with high throughput and QoS for the telecommunication market, thereby fulfilling all communication requirements of smart home living”, said Realtek Vice President and Spokesman, Yee-Wei Huang. “As well as the product synergy arising from this transaction, it also speaks to our commitment to our customers in the telecommunication market, and demonstrates our dedication to remaining a leader in telecommunication ICs”.

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Realtek Semiconductor Corp. is one of the world’s leading IC providers. Realtek designs and develops a wide range of IC products for communications network, computer peripheral, and multimedia applications. Products include 10/100/1000M Ethernet Controllers/PHYs, 10/100/1000M Ethernet Switch Controllers/Media Converter Controllers/Gateway Controllers, Wireless LAN Controllers & AP/Router SoCs, DSL Chips, VoIP Solutions, High Fidelity Audio Solutions for Mobile and PC Applications, Clock Generators, Card Reader Controllers, Web Camera Controllers, LCD Monitor/ATV/DTV Controllers, and Digital Home Center Controllers. With advanced design expertise in RF, analog, and mixed signal circuits, and with strong manufacturing and system knowledge, Realtek offers full-featured, high-performance, and competitive total solutions. More information on Realtek can be found on our website:

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