EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwired) -- 02/19/14 -- NXP Semiconductors N.V. ("NXP") (NASDAQ: NXPI) announced today that it has repurchased 5 million shares of its common stock under its stock repurchase plan announced on February 5, 2014. The shares were repurchased directly from affiliates and from funds managed or advised by KKR in a private transaction at a price per share based on the market closing price. Under the same stock repurchase plan, since it was announced on February 5, 2014, NXP previously already purchased approximately 2.9 million shares of common stock in various privately negotiated and open market transactions. The repurchased shares will be used to cover in part employee stock options and equity rights under NXP's long term incentive plans. The repurchased shares are held as treasury shares and will be accounted for as a reduction of stockholders' equity.
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NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) creates solutions that enable secure connections for a smarter world. Building on its expertise in High Performance Mixed Signal electronics, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, identification and mobile industries, and in application areas including wireless infrastructure, lighting, healthcare, industrial, consumer tech and computing. NXP has operations in more than 25 countries, and posted revenue of $4.82 billion in 2013. Find out more at www.nxp.com.
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