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Spansion Announces Public Offering of Common Stock | Cypress Semiconductor

Spansion Announces Public Offering of Common Stock

Last Updated: October 28, 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct 28, 2010 --

Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE) today announced that it is offering, subject to market and other conditions, 6,750,000 shares of its Class A common stock in an underwritten registered public offering. In connection with this offering, Spansion expects to grant the underwriters an option to purchase up to 1,012,500 additional shares of its Class A common stock to cover over-allotments, if any.


Spansion intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes.

Morgan Stanley and Barclays Capital are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering.

A registration statement relating to these shares of Spansion's Class A common stock has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These shares may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the shares of Spansion's Class A common stock in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the prospectus can be obtained by contacting:

Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated


180 Varick Street


New York, New York 10014


Attention: Prospectus Department


+1.866.718.1649; or


Barclays Capital Inc.


c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions


1155 Long Island Avenue


Edgewood, New York 11717




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