Qimonda Agrees to Sell Its Stake in Inotera Memories to Micron Technology

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Technology Oct 13, 2008 – Munich/Germany – Qimonda AG (NYSE: QI) announced today that it has reached an agreement with Micron Technology, Inc. to sell its 35.6 percent stake in Inotera Memories Inc., its joint venture with Nanya Technology Corporation, to Micron.


Under the terms of the agreement, Micron has agreed to purchase Qimonda’s shares in Inotera for US$ 400 million in cash (approximately Euro 296 million) in two instalments. Qimonda will receive US$ 200 million for about one-half its holding in about one week, by which time Qimonda expects receipt of the governmental approvals and satisfaction of the other customary closing conditions necessary for this step, and the remaining US$ 200 million for the second half once the remainder of the conditions to the final closing of the transaction have been satisfied. According to the agreement, Qimonda’s share of Inotera’s capacity will be ramped down over the eight months following the closing.