MIPS Technologies Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Results

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MIPS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for home entertainment, networking, mobile and embedded applications, today reported consolidated financial results for its second fiscal quarter of 2013 ended December 31, 2012. All financial results are reported in U.S. GAAP unless otherwise noted.

Summary Second Quarter Fiscal 2013 Financial Metrics:
  • Revenue was $14.6 million
  • Licensee royalty units grew to 194 million units from 182 million units in Q1 '13
  • GAAP net loss was $6.4 million or $0.12 per share; non-GAAP net loss was $0.5 million or $0.01 per share
  • Cash and investment balances ended the quarter at $131.3 million

Transaction Update

As previously announced, on November 5, 2012, MIPS entered into a patent sale agreement with Bridge Crossing, LLC ("Bridge Crossing"), an acquisition vehicle of Allied Security Trust ("AST"), and a merger agreement with Imagination Technologies Group plc (LSE:IMG) ("Imagination"), with anticipated net proceeds of approximately $7.31 per share in cash to each holder of MIPS common stock. On December 9, 2012, MIPS entered into an amendment to its merger agreement with Imagination that increased the purchase price being paid by Imagination to $80 million and removed the conditions to closing requiring the approval of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and that MIPS is not a real property holding corporation. As a result of the amendment, the net proceeds to each holder of MIPS common stock following the consummation of the proposed patent sale transaction with Bridge Crossing, the proposed recapitalization and the proposed merger, increased to approximately $7.64 per share in cash. On December 16, 2012, MIPS entered into a second amendment to its merger agreement with Imagination that increased the purchase price being paid by Imagination to $100 million. As a result of the amendment, the net proceeds to each holder of MIPS common stock, following the consummation of the proposed patent sale transaction with Bridge Crossing, the proposed recapitalization and the proposed merger, increased to approximately $7.94 per share in cash.

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