New York, NY, October 7, 2008 – NXP Semiconductors, a global leader in the development and fabrication of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced it has retained ATREG, the semiconductor sales division of Colliers International, to sell its fully operational 200mm semiconductor manufacturing facility located in Fishkill, New York.
The experienced engineering community at the site develops and produces high-performance BiCMOS RF (radio frequency) and high-voltage CMOS technologies leveraging stable 200mm 0.25um equipment to deliver a competitive advantage in cost and functionality.
“NXP is willing to license their advanced process technologies and enter into a supply agreement which would immediately allow for rapid market penetration and instant product differentiation in leading-edge applications,” said Stephen Rothrock, Colliers senior vice president and managing director of ATREG. “The fab’s leading-edge technology capability, SMIF interface tool line, and premium wafer pricing make this a very attractive offering.”
“NXP selected Stephen Rothrock and Doug Barrett of ATREG to assist in capitalizing on the global interest we have experienced since our announcement,” explains Peter Yates, senior vice president and general manager of NXP. ” NXP is committed to identifying a qualified purchaser who will recognize the inherent long-term value of the offering and the dedicated, experienced, and highly skilled site staff.”
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A semiconductor sales division of Colliers International, ATREG specializes in helping companies restructure advanced technology assets. Co-directed by Stephen Rothrock and Doug Barrett, ATREG has represented some of the semiconductor industry’s top companies in transactions totalling over U.S.$2 billion. ATREG advises on the sale of operational semiconductor fabs, wafer supply agreements, process and product intellectual property (IP), complete tool lines, and fab infrastructure. For more information, please visit us online at www.atreg.com.
About NXP Semiconductors
NXP is a leading semiconductor company founded by Philips more than 50 years ago. Headquartered in Europe, the company has 31,000 employees working in more than 20 countries and posted sales of USD 6.3 billion (including the Mobile & Personal business) in 2007. NXP creates semiconductors, system solutions, and software that deliver better sensory experiences in TVs, set-top boxes, identification applications, mobile phones, cars, and a wide range of other electronic devices. For news from NXP, please visit us online at www.nxp.com.