Following the merger, Mr. Clemmer will continue as Executive Chef and President. As part of this business combination, NXP and/or FSL may submit one or more proxy statements, registration statements, proxy instructions/prospectus or any other document to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This notification does not replace proxy statement, registration statement, proxy statement/prospectus, or any other document that NXP and/or FSL may submit to the SEC as part of the proposed transaction. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS OF NXP AND FSL ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT (S), REGISTRATION STATEMENT (S), PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS THAT MAY BE FILED WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY IF AND WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. Any definitive proxy statement (if available) is sent to NXP and/or FSL shareholders, if applicable. Investors and security holders may receive free copies of these documents (if any) and other documents submitted to the SEC by NXP and/or FSL via the SEC-managed website under Copies of the documents submitted by NXP to the SEC will also be available free of charge on NXP`s Investor Relations website at or by phone at 1-408-518-5411 at NXP Investor Relations Contact. Copies of the documents submitted by FSL to the SEC are available free of charge on the SSL Investor Relations website at or by phone at Freescale Semiconductor, Ltd., c/o Freescale Semiconductor, Inc., 6500 William Cannon Drive West, Austin, Texas 78735, Attention: Investor Relations or by phone at 1-512-895-2454. Certainly, each company brings core strengths to the combined organization, NXP NFC and Freescale microcontroller. In addition, over the years, both companies have been actively involved in litigation, both as complainants and as defendants, so that a larger and, more important, patent portfolio could prove useful in such cases.

Chipworks analysts expect the new merged entity to separate from many real estate assets during the merger. [63] On October 27, 2016, it was announced that Qualcomm would attempt to purchase NXP,[8] but since the Chinese merger authority did not authorize the acquisition before Qualcomm`s deadline expired, it was effectively terminated on July 26, 2018. [9] Freescale has a non-invitation agreement with an agent. This means that freescale could discuss with them a merger before shareholders agree on the transaction, if Freescale is approached by another complainant.