eSilicon to be Acquired by Inphi and Synopsys

SAN JOSE, Calif. - November 11, 2019 - eSilicon, a leading provider of FinFET ASICs, market-specific IP platforms and advanced 2.5D packaging solutions, announced today the signing of a definitive agreement with Inphi Corporation (NYSE: IPHI) to acquire eSilicon. Concurrently, Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS) announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire eSilicon’s embedded memory (SRAM, TCAM, multi-port memory compiler) and interface (HBM and HBI™) IP assets.

“I am delighted with these transactions from Inphi and Synopsys, two extraordinary companies in their markets. Our engineering talent, IP and customer relationships in networking, data-center and cloud, telecom 5G infrastructure and AI will help enhance their respective offerings,” said Jack Harding, president and CEO of eSilicon. “I thank all our customers, employees, partners and investors for the unwavering support and commitment they have provided eSilicon over the years.”