Starboard Delivers Letter To TriQuint Board Of Directors

           Starboard Delivers Letter To TriQuint Board Of Directors

Reiterates that TriQuint Is Deeply Undervalued and that Significant
Opportunities Exist to Unlock Value Based Upon Actions within the Control of
Management and the Board

Has Serious Concerns with TriQuint's Prolonged Underperformance Under the
Direction of the Current Management Team and Board

Nominates a Slate of Highly Qualified Candidates for Election at the 2014
Annual Meeting

Remains Amenable to Reaching a Mutually Agreeable Resolution to Re-Constitute
the Board in a Manner that Is in the Best Interests of All Shareholders

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2013

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Starboard Value LP (together with its
affiliates and director nominees, "Starboard"), owning securities representing
beneficial ownership of approximately 7.9% of the outstanding common stock of
TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. ("TriQuint" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: TQNT),
today announced that it has delivered a letter to the Company's Board of
Directors. In the letter, Starboard reiterated its beliefs, as previously
outlined in detail in Starboard's October 29, 2013 letter to TriQuint, that
the Company is deeply undervalued and that significant opportunities exist to
unlock value based on actions within the control of management and the Board.
Starboard stated in the letter that it is seriously concerned with TriQuint's
prolonged underperformance under the direction of the current management team
and Board, and that Starboard believes substantial change is needed on the
Board to ensure that appropriate actions are taken to improve execution, drive
better financial performance, and create value for all shareholders.To that
end, Starboard has nominated a slate of highly qualified candidates for
election to the TriQuint Board at the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting.
Starboard remains open to reaching a mutually agreeable resolution to
re-constitute the Board in a manner that is in the best interests of all

The full text of Starboard's December 2, 2013 letter to the Board is available
for viewing at the following link:

Starboard's October 29, 2013 letter to TriQuint may be viewed at the following

About Starboard Value LP

Starboard Value LP is a New York-based investment adviser with a focused and
differentiated fundamental approach to investing in publicly traded U.S. small
cap companies. Starboard invests in deeply undervalued small cap companies and
actively engages with management teams and boards of directors to identify and
execute on opportunities to unlock value for the benefit of all shareholders.

Investor contacts:
Peter Feld, (212) 201-4878
Gavin Molinelli, (212) 201-4828

SOURCE Starboard Value LP

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