December 27, 2010
Rambus Announces Completion of the Accelerated Share Repurchase
Sunnyvale, Calif., December 27, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS), one of the
worlds premier technology licensing companies, today announced that it has completed an
accelerated share repurchase pursuant to a Share Repurchase Agreement to repurchase $90 million of
its common stock. Rambus Inc. repurchased 4.8 million shares at an average price of $18.88. The
accelerated share repurchase was announced on August 19, 2010 and is part of the Companys ongoing
share repurchase program.
Share repurchases are a component of our ongoing commitment and focus on shareholders. The
execution of this contract resulted in the repurchase of approximately 4% of the total shares
outstanding at favorable prices. said Satish Rishi, senior vice president and chief financial
officer at Rambus.
The Share Repurchase Agreement is part of the share repurchase program previously authorized by the
Board of Directors of the Company. Through the calendar year 2010, Rambus has repurchased 9.5
million shares at an average price of $20.48. As of December 21, 2010, after giving effect to the
transaction under the Share Repurchase Agreement, there remained an outstanding authorization under
the share repurchase program to repurchase approximately 5.2 million shares of the outstanding
About Rambus Inc.
Rambus is one of the worlds premier technology licensing companies. Founded in 1990, the Company
specializes in the invention and design of architectures focused on enhancing the end-user
experience of electronic systems. Rambus patented innovations and breakthrough technologies help
industry-leading companies bring superior products to market. Rambus licenses both its world-class
patent portfolio, as well as its family of leadership and industry-standard solutions.
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, Rambus has regional offices in North Carolina, Ohio, India,
Germany, Japan, and Taiwan. Additional information is available at www.rambus.com.
SOURCE: Rambus Inc.
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