Freescale Semiconductor (Freescale Semiconductor) is the world's leading semiconductor company, with global headquarters in Austin, Texas, USA. Focus on embedded processing solutions. Freescale's technologies for the automotive, networking, industrial, and consumer electronics markets include microprocessors, microcontrollers, sensors, analog integrated circuits, and connectivity. Some of Freescale's major applications and end markets include automotive safety, hybrid and all-electric vehicles, next-generation wireless infrastructure, smart energy management, portable medical devices, consumer appliances, and smart mobile devices. There are many design, R & D, manufacturing and sales organizations around the world. Gregg Lowe is president and CEO. The company has invested $ 755 million in R & D in 2013 on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE): FSL, accounting for 18% of its annual net sales.
In February 2015, Freescale and NXP reached a merger agreement, resulting in a combined market value of $ 40 billion. The merger and acquisition will be completed in the second half of 2015. Upon completion of the transaction, Freescale shareholders will receive a return of $ 6.25 + 0.3521 NXP shares per share, representing 32% of the combined company's equity. At the same time, Freescale's market value will reach $ 11.8 billion, and the combined entity's overall market value will reach $ 16.7 billion with debt.