Skywards amended deal

WOBURN, Mass. & SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors connecting people, places and things, and PMC-Sierra, Inc. (PMC) (NASDAQ: PMCS), a semiconductor and software solutions leader in storage, optical and mobile networks, today announced that they have entered into an amended and restated merger agreement under which Skyworks has agreed to acquire PMC for $11.60 in cash per share of PMC common stock, an increase from its previous agreement to acquire PMC for $10.50 in cash per share of PMC common stock. The amended and restated merger agreement also provides for an increase in the termination fee from $70.0 million to $88.5 million. All other material terms of the merger agreement previously announced on October 5, 2015, remain substantially the same.

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