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eSilicon to be Acquired by Inphi and Synopsys

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Acquisition by Inphi with certain assets sold to 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.

The press release detailing the Inphi acquisition can be found here and the press release detailing the concurrent
Synopsys asset purchase can be found here.

“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.”

About eSilicon
eSilicon provides complex FinFET ASICs, market-specific IP platforms and advanced 2.5D packaging solutions.
Our ASIC-proven, differentiating IP includes highly configurable 7nm 56G/112G SerDes plus networking-optimized
16/14/7nm FinFET IP platforms featuring HBM2 PHY, TCAM, specialized memory compilers and I/O libraries. Our
neuASIC™ platform provides AI-specific IP and a modular design methodology to create adaptable, highly efficient
AI ASICs. eSilicon serves the high-bandwidth networking, high-performance computing, AI and 5G infrastructure
markets. www.esilicon.com

Collaborate. Differentiate. Win.™

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eSilicon is a registered trademark, and the eSilicon logo, neuASIC, HBI and “Collaborate. Differentiate. Win.” are trademarks, of
eSilicon Corporation. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
 
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