The Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces that it is investigating the Board of Directors of Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRL) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of law by failing to adequately shop Micrel to maximize shareholder value before agreeing to be acquired by Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ:MCHP).

If you would like to join the action, go to the firm's website at http://rosenlegal.com/cases-612.html or contact Phillip Kim or Kevin Chan toll-free at 866-767-3653 or via e-mail at pkim@rosenlegal.com or kchan@rosenlegal.com. There is no cost or obligation to you.

Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders will receive $14.00 in cash for each share of Micrel common stock they own. The proposed transaction is valued at approximately $839 million. The investigation relates to whether the proposal is fair to the public shareholders of Micrel and whether Micrel's Board breached its fiduciary duties in connection with the proposed sale.

If you currently own shares of Micrel and wish to obtain additional information, please visit the firm's website at http://rosenlegal.com/cases-612.html. You may also contact Phillip Kim or Kevin Chan of The Rosen Law Firm toll free at 866-767-3653 or via e-mail at pkim@rosenlegal.com or kchan@rosenlegal.com.

The Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.

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