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Avago Technologies Acquires Javelin Semiconductor to Develop Technology for Next Generation Hybrid GaAs/CMOS RF Front-End



Avago Technologies Acquires Javelin Semiconductor to Develop Technology for
Next Generation Hybrid GaAs/CMOS RF Front-End Modules

SAN JOSE, Calif. and SINGAPORE, April 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avago
Technologies Limited (Nasdaq:AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface
components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today
announced that it has acquired Javelin Semiconductor, Inc., an innovator of
high performance radio frequency (RF) and mixed signal CMOS integrated
circuits for wireless communications. Based in Austin, Texas, Javelin is a
leading developer of high performance 3G CMOS power amplifiers (PAs). The
acquisition of Javelin will form the foundation of Avago's RF CMOS design and
development for its wireless semiconductor division.

"With Javelin, we will start to develop technology for next generation hybrid
GaAs/CMOS front-end modules," said Bryan Ingram, SVP and Chief Operating
Officer of Avago. "We believe these hybrid modules, leveraging our proprietary
FBAR filters, will give Avago a unique opportunity to maintain its leadership
position in high performance RF components for the smartphone market."

The acquisition of Javelin is not expected to have a material effect on
Avago's financial condition or results of operations in the near term.

About Avago Technologies Limited

Avago Technologies Limited is a leading designer, developer and global
supplier of a broad range of analog semiconductor devices with a focus on
III-V based products. Avago's product portfolio is extensive and includes
thousands of products in three primary target markets: wireless
communications, wired infrastructure and industrial & other.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This announcement contains forward-looking statements, including statements by
management, within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the United
States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking
statements include, but are not limited to statements about the expected
benefits of the acquisition of Javelin, future financial and operating results
following the closing of the transaction, plans, objectives, expectations and
intentions with respect to future operations and products following the
acquisition, our competitive position and opportunities as a result of the
acquisition, and other statements identified by words such as "will",
"expect", "intends", "believe", "anticipate", "estimate", "plan" and similar
expressions. These forward-looking statements are based on current
expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections of future company or
industry performance, based on management's judgment, beliefs, current trends
and market conditions, and involve risks and uncertainties that may cause
actual results to differ materially from those contained in the
forward-looking statements. Accordingly, we caution you not to place undue
reliance on these statements. For Avago, particular uncertainties that could
materially affect future results include, but are not limited to the failure
to achieve the technological developments, growth prospects and competitive
advantages expected from this transaction or any delay in the realization
thereof; global economic conditions and concerns; cyclicality in the
semiconductor industry or in our target markets; quarterly and annual
fluctuations in operating results; loss of our significant customers;
increased dependence on the volatile, wireless handset market; our competitive
performance and its ability to continue achieving design wins with customers;
dependence on contract manufacturing and outsourced supply chain and the
ability to improve cost structure through manufacturing outsourcing; prolonged
disruptions of our or our contract manufacturers' manufacturing facilities or
other significant operations; dependence on outsourced service providers for
certain key business services and their ability to execute to our
requirements; our ability to maintain tax concessions in certain
jurisdictions; the ability to protect our intellectual property and any
associated increases in litigation expenses; dependence on and risks
associated with product distributors; any expenses associated with resolving
customer product and warranty and indemnification claims; our ability to
achieve the growth prospects, synergies and cost savings expected from other
acquisitions we may, including our planned acquisition of CyOptics, Inc.;
delays, challenges and expenses associated with integrating acquired companies
with our existing businesses; and other events and trends on a national,
regional and global scale, including those of a political, economic, business,
competitive and regulatory nature. Avago's filings with the Securities and
Exchange Commission, or "SEC" (which you may obtain for free at the SEC's
website at http://www.sec.gov) discuss some of the important risk factors that
may affect its business, results of operations and financial condition. Avago
undertakes no intent or obligation to publicly update or revise any of these
forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise, except as required by law.

CONTACT: Avago Contacts
         Thomas Krause
         VP Corporate Development
         +1 408 435 7400
         investor.relations@avagotech.com

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