Xilinx completes RocketChips acquisition

San Jose, California–Nov. 10, 2000–Xilinx, Inc., a supplier of programmable logic solutions, has completed the acquisition of RocketChips, a privately held, fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Minnesota, with design centers in Texas and Iowa. RocketChips is a developer of ultra-high-speed CMOS mixed-signal transceivers serving the networking, wireless, wired telecommunications, and enterprise storage markets.

Under the terms of the deal, Xilinx will issue an aggregate of 3,613,587 million shares of Xilinx common stock in exchange for all outstanding shares of RocketChips common stock, including employee stock options.


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