Eindhoven, the Netherlands, December 4, 2012 — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) (together with its subsidiaries, “NXP”) announced today that its subsidiary, NXP B.V., launched a transaction seeking commitments for up to US$500 million in new senior secured loans ( the “New Loans”), the proceeds of which would be used to fund NXP B.V.’s currently ongoing offer to purchase up to US$500 million in cash of the U.S. dollar-denominated 93/4 % Senior Secured Notes due 2018 that NXP B.V. and NXP Funding LLC have outstanding. The New Loans would be drawn as additional loans under NXP’s existing Senior Secured Term Loan Facility dated March 4, 2011 (as amended from time to time). The joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners on the transaction are Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and Goldman Sachs Bank USA.
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NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) 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. A global semiconductor company with operations in more than 25 countries, NXP posted revenue of US$4.2 billion in 2011. Additional information can be found by visiting www.nxp.com.