Texas Instruments has signed a definitive agreement to purchase National Semiconductor in an all-cash transaction of about $6.5 B. This merger will unite two industry leaders who have a common commitment to solving your analog needs. Both companies will operate independently pending close of the acquisition which is expected to take six to nine months.

What does this mean for customers?

A single analog portfolio with unmatched breadth and depth to address your needs

42,000 products with a wide range of performance, power and packaging options – analog solutions for any electronic system

Common set of online tools to make the selection and design process easier

Sales/apps force larger than any in the industry for better face-to-face support

Our combined sales team of >2500 will be 10x larger than National's current sales force which means more customer-facing support to help you solve more problems

Manufacturing capacity to support your growth

TI's recent additions and National's available capacity give us headroom to increase production levels for the products you need

Industry's first 300 mm analog capability

Our commitment to a seamless, hassle-free transition for you

No requalification of products

We will continue to run National's fabs

No obsolescence of parts

No part number changes

Product roadmaps continue as planned