Eindhoven, the Netherlands, July 14, 2010. NXP B.V. (“NXP”) announced today that it, together with NXP Funding LLC, successfully upsized its previously announced offering for USD 600 million aggregate principal amount of senior secured notes due 2018 to USD 1 billion aggregate principal amount in a private offering pursuant to Rule 144A and Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”). NXP intends to use the proceeds from the offering to repay certain of its existing secured notes through redemption calls, open market purchases, privately negotiated transactions, tender offers or some combination thereof, depending upon, among other things, market conditions, and to pay fees and expenses related to the offering. As of today, NXP has commitments to purchase from holders approximately USD 734 million of existing secured notes (consisting of approximately USD 359 million aggregate principal amount of U.S. dollar-denominated 7⅞% senior secured notes due 2014, approximately USD 317 million aggregate principal amount of U.S. dollar-denominated floating rate senior secured notes due 2013 and approximately USD 58 million aggregate principal amount of euro-denominated floating rate senior secured notes due 2013).
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NXP Semiconductors provides High Performance Mixed Signal and Standard Product solutions that leverage its leading RF, Analog, Power Management, Interface, Security and Digital Processing expertise. These innovations are used in a wide range of automotive, identification, wireless infrastructure, lighting, industrial, mobile, consumer and computing applications. Headquartered in Europe, the company has approximately 28,000 employees working in more than 25 countries and posted sales of USD 3.8 billion in 2009.