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Spansion  (Stock symbol: CODE ) Acquired by Cypress Semiconductor (2014 $ 1,600,000,000 )

915 Deguigne Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94088
USA
408-962-2500
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Board

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) H. Raymond Bingham (General Atlantic Managing Director) Hans G. Geyer (Intel Former Corporate VP) Paul Mercadante (Silver Lake Sumeru Fund Managing Director) Thomas Weatherford (Business Objects Former CFO) Eugene I. Davis (PIRINATE Consulting Group CEO) Ajay Shah (Silver Lake Sumeru Fund Founding Managing Director) William E. Mitchell (Sequel Capital Founding Partner) Keith L. Barnes (Verigy Former Chairman)
Former outside board: Robert J. Rivet (Advanced Micro Devices CFO) Patti Hart (Pinnacle Systems Former CEO) Hector Ruiz (Advanced Micro Devices Former CEO) David K. Chao (DCM Ventures) Donald L. Lucas (Sand Hill Financial) David E. Roberson (Hitachi Data Systems) Toshihiko Ono (Fujitsu Executive VP) Robert L. Edwards (Safeway CFO) John M. Stich (Honorary Consul General of Japan) Gilles Delfassy (Texas Instruments Former Sr. VP)
Company

Business description: Spansion (NYSE: CODE) is a global leader in embedded systems solutions. Spansion's flash memory, microcontrollers, analog and mixed-signal products drive the development of faster, intelligent, secure and energy efficient electronics. Spansion is at the heart of electronic systems, connecting, controlling, storing and powering everything from automotive electronics and industrial systems to the highly interactive and immersive consumer devices that are enriching people's daily lives. For more information, visit http://www.spansion.com. Spansion®, the Spansion logo, and combinations thereof, are trademarks and registered trademarks of Spansion LLC in the United States and other countries. Other names used are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.
Partners include: Freescale Semiconductor Rambus ;  Lenovo Mobile Communications Technology ;  Sagem Orga ;  Saifun
Capital

Ownership: Acquired by Cypress Semiconductor (2014 $ 1,600,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: CODE
Corporate investors: Advanced Micro DevicesFujitsu
Private equity: Silver Lake Partners

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Overview
Record updated: Dec 2014
Sector: Semiconductor
Year Founded: 2003
Headcount: 3001-4000 as of May 2011
Ownership: Acquired by Cypress Semiconductor (2014 $ 1,600,000,000 )
Stock Symbol: CODE