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ARC International  Acquired by Virage Logic (2009 $ 41,000,000 )

3590 N. First Street, Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95134
Website Company Summary Management Team

Management: Geoff Bristow (President/CEO) Craig Slayter (SVP Multimedia Solutions) David Doyle (VP Field Operations) Sean Redmond (VP Field Operations) Charles Rendell (VP Finance) Victor Young (CFO);  Paul Holt (VP Product Development & Services) Akash R. Deshpande (CTO);  Michael Franzi (VP Marketing)Jonah McLeod (Director of Marketing Communications) Tom Huppuch (General Counsel)
Outside board: Richard Barfield (Spring Group CEO)Geoff Bristow (Fujitsu Executive VP)Steven Gunders (Deloitte Consulting)

Business description: ARC International (LSE: ARK) is fueling the multimedia revolution by enabling high quality multimedia content to be captured, shared, and played on a wide variety of consumer electronics devices. ARC licenses award-winning consumer intellectual property (IP) in the form of vertically integrated solutions, multimedia subsystems, configurable processors, and related technologies to semiconductor and OEM companies worldwide. These highly integrated products allow for lower development costs and accelerated time-to-market. ARC solutions also enable customers to create differentiated consumer electronic products that deliver an enhanced multimedia experience on a variety of products such as digital and mobile TVs, portable media players, PCs, laptops, flash storage, digital cameras and music and smart phones.
Customers include: Atmel Broadcom Cirrus LogicCypress SemiconductorFujitsuInitio LSIQlogicRF Micro Devices SanDiskSun MicrosystemsVitesse Semiconductor;  Altek Labs;  Chipidea Microelectronics;  Conexant;  DensBits ;  Digeo;  Hyperchip;  iStor Networks;  Micronas;  Synochip
Partners include: ChipXEmbedded PerformanceGreen Hills SoftwareIttiam SystemsSoftRISC Communication SolutionsStandard MicrosystemsToshiba TSMC;  Abatron;  Advanced Architectures;  Ashling MicrosystemsCorelis;  Chipidea;  Express Logic;  Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft;  Genesys Logic;  Innovative Semiconductors;  Kogent;  Macraigor Systems;  NSW;  Philips Electronics

Rounds: 1
Recent fundings: Oct 2002
Ownership: Acquired by Virage Logic (2009 $ 41,000,000 )

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Record updated: Aug 2009
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 1996
Rounds: 1
Recent fundings: Oct 2002
Ownership: Acquired by Virage Logic (2009 $ 41,000,000 )