Dialog Semiconductor Plc.: DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR AND RICHTEK TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION FORM PARTNERSHIP FOR CHINA SMARTPHONE AND

  Dialog Semiconductor Plc.: DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR AND RICHTEK TECHNOLOGY
  CORPORATION FORM PARTNERSHIP FOR CHINA SMARTPHONE AND TABLET MARKET

Partnership focuses on development and commercialisation of cost-effective,
innovative Power Management IC (PMIC) solutions for the China market

Business Wire

KIRCHHEIM, Germany -- November 13, 2013

Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a provider of highly integrated power
management, audio, AC/DC, solid state lighting and short-range wireless
technologies, today announced its partnership with Richtek Technology
Corporation, (TSE: 6286) a provider of high-performance power management,
analog and mixed-signal products. With this collaboration, the two companies
will develop and commercialise differentiated power management system
solutions for the high-volume, high-growth consumer market in China, including
ICs for smartphones and tablets. 'Dialog's highly integrated power management
technologies dovetail well with Richtek's substantial product portfolio and
channel strength in Asia,' said Dr. Luke Hsieh, Richtek's President and CEO.
'This partnership will enable our two companies to develop industry-leading,
attractively priced products for the rapidly growing consumer electronics
market in China.'

'We welcome Richtek as a partner,' said Dr. Jalal Bagherli, CEO at Dialog
Semiconductor. 'The complementary nature of our solutions will position both
companies at the forefront of the industry in terms of integration,
performance and time to market. With more than 500 million smartphones
projected to be manufactured by local manufacturers in China in 2014, the
partnership represents an excellent growth opportunity for both companies'
added Bagherli.

About Dialog Semiconductor

Dialog Semiconductor creates highly integrated, mixed-signal integrated
circuits (ICs), optimised for personal portable, low energy short-range
wireless, LED solid state lighting and automotive applications. With its focus
and expertise in energy-efficient system power management and a technology
portfolio that also includes audio, short-range wireless, AC/DC power
conversion and multi-touch, Dialog brings decades of experience to the rapid
development of ICs for personal portable and digital consumers applications,
including smartphones, tablets, Ultrabooks(TM) and solid state lighting.
Dialog is headquartered near Stuttgart with a global sales, R&D and marketing
organisation. More information about the company, its products, and services
is available at www.dialog-semiconductor.com

Richtek Technology Corporation

Richtek Technology Corporation is one of the world's leading analog IC
companies. The company consistently delivers inventive power management
solutions that improve the performance of consumer electronics, computers, and
communications equipment. Richtek adds value to end equipment by synthesizing
technological innovation, uncompromised quality, and devotion to customer
service. Founded in 1998, the Company is headquartered in Taiwan with
additional offices in Asia, the U.S., and Europe. Richtek is publicly traded
on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol 6286. For more
information about Richtek and its analog IC solutions, please visit the
Company's Web site at www.richtek.com.

Language:  English
Company:    Dialog Semiconductor Plc.
            Tower Bridge House,
            St. Katharine's Way
            E1W 1AA London
            United Kingdom
Phone:      +49 7021 805-412
Fax:        +49 7021 805-200
E-mail:     jose.cano@diasemi.com
Internet:   www.diasemi.com
ISIN:       GB0059822006, XS0757015606
WKN:        927200
Indices:    TecDAX
Listed:     Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Freiverkehr in
            Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, München, Stuttgart

Contact:

Company Contacts:
Dialog Semiconductor
Lauren Ofstedahl
Phone: +1 (408) 845-8518
lauren.ofstedahl@diasemi.com
Twitter: @DialogSemi
or
Richtek Technology Corporation
Lorna-Li Yao IR Manager
886-2-86672399
ext. 3104 lornali_yao@richtek.com
or
Dialog Semiconductor Media Contact:
Racepoint Group
Lauren Ginsberg
Phone: +1 (617) 624-3254
lginsberg@racepointgroup.com
 
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