DGAP-News: Dialog Semiconductor Plc.: DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR AND RICHTEK TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION FORM PARTNERSHIP FOR CHINA

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

DGAP-News: Dialog Semiconductor Plc. / Key word(s): Alliance
Dialog Semiconductor Plc.: DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR AND RICHTEK TECHNOLOGY
CORPORATION FORM PARTNERSHIP FOR CHINA SMARTPHONE AND TABLET MARKET

13.11.2013 / 08:00

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Partnership focuses on development and commercialisation of cost-effective,
innovative Power Management IC (PMIC) solutions for the China market
 
Kirchheim/Teck, Germany, 13 November 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.

Company Contacts:
Dialog Semiconductor
Lauren Ofstedahl
Phone: +1 (408) 845-8518
lauren.ofstedahl@diasemi.com
Twitter: @DialogSemi

Richtek Technology Corporation
Lorna-Li Yao 
IR Manager
886-2-86672399 ext. 3104
lornali_yao@richtek.com 

Dialog Semiconductor Media Contact:
Racepoint Group
Lauren Ginsberg
Phone: +1 (617) 624-3254
lginsberg@racepointgroup.com

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.


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Language:    English                                               
Company:     Dialog Semiconductor Plc.                             
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             E1W 1AA London                                        
             United Kingdom                                        
Phone:       +49 7021 805-412                                      
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Internet:    www.diasemi.com                                       
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WKN:         927200                                                
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