Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Increases Share Repurchase Program by an Additional $500 Million

    Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Increases Share Repurchase Program by an
                           Additional $500 Million

PR Newswire

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2012

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a
global leader in integrated silicon solutions, announced that the Board of
Directors has authorized Marvell to repurchase up to an additional $500
million under its share repurchase program. With this increase, the
cumulative total share repurchase authorized will amount to $3.0 billion. As
of the end of Marvell's third fiscal quarter of 2013 ended October 27, 2012,
Marvell had made approximately $2.1 billion in share repurchases under the
prior authorization.


"We continue to believe a balanced approach to capital allocation to be in the
best interest of the company and consistent with the feedback from our
shareholders. Combined with our strong balance sheet, we believe this
increase in the share repurchase authorization also indicates confidence in
our underlying business and the ability to generate cash from our operations,"
said Sehat Sutardja, Chairman, President and CEO of Marvell.

Marvell intends to effect the repurchase program in accordance with the
conditions of Rule 10b-18 under the Exchange Act. The repurchase program will
be subject to market conditions and other factors and does not obligate
Marvell to repurchase any dollar amount or number of its common shares. The
program may be extended, modified, suspended or discontinued at any time. The
repurchases, which are expected to be funded from Marvell's current cash and
short-term investments position that stood at approximately $2.0 billion as of
October 27, 2012, may occur in open market, privately negotiated or block

About Marvell

Marvell is a global leader in the development of storage, communications and
consumer silicon solutions. Marvell's diverse product portfolio includes
switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless, and storage
solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure, including
enterprise, metro, home, and storage networking. As used in this release, the
term "Marvell" refers to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries.
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repurchases will be made under the share repurchase program. These statements
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