Synaptics Closes Acquisition of Conexant Systems
Accelerates Consumer IoT Strategy, Adds Voice Technology, Diversifies Customer Base
SAN JOSE, Calif. – July 26, 2017 – Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Conexant Systems, LLC, a technology leader in voice and audio processing solutions for the smart home. The combination of Synaptics’ and Conexant’s strong technology and market positions will jumpstart Synaptics’ presence in the smart home and extend the Company’s human interface leadership into the fast-growing consumer IoT market.
“We are very excited to have quickly closed on this important acquisition and be able to immediately leverage the added voice and audio solutions to pursue the growing opportunities in consumer IoT. With the broadened portfolio of technologies and products, we will not only diversify our customer base, but also provide our customers more value-add. We look forward to working with our global partners to deliver a full range of solutions to our core mobile, automotive, and PC markets, and now for consumer IoT,” said Rick Bergman, President and CEO, Synaptics.
Synaptics will provide further information regarding the acquisition during its scheduled earnings conference call on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Please refer to the call details below.
Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ:SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions, today announced that it will report financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal 2017 on Thursday, August 3, 2017 after the close of market. The company will host a corresponding conference call for analysts and investors at 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ET), during which management may discuss forward-looking information.
To participate on the live call, analysts and investors should dial 1-800-289-0498 (conference ID: 5287206) at least ten minutes prior to the call. Synaptics will also offer a live and archived webcast of the conference call, accessible from the “Investor Relations” section of the company's website (http://investor.shareholder.com/synaptics/). A telephonic replay of the conference call will also be available until 5:00 p.m. PT on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 by dialing 1-888-203-1112 and entering the conference ID: 5287206.
Forward Looking Statements:
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Synaptics (Nasdaq: SYNA) is changing the way humans engage with connected devices and data, engineering exceptional experiences throughout the home, at work, in the car and on the go. Synaptics is the partner of choice for the world’s most innovative intelligent system providers who are integrating multiple experiential technologies into platforms that make our digital lives more productive, insightful, secure and enjoyable. These customers are combining Synaptics’ differentiated technologies in touch, display and biometrics with a new generation of advanced connectivity and AI-enhanced video, vision, audio, speech and security processing.