SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 23, 2012
POWERWAVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1801 E. St. Andrew Place
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (714) 466-1000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report: N/A
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ITEM 8.01 OTHER EVENTS
On May 23, 2012, Filtronic (Suzhou) Telecommunications Products Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Powerwave Technologies, Inc. ( Powerwave) completed the previously announced sale of certain fixed assets and inventory associated with Powerwaves manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China to Shenzhen Tatfook Technology Co., Ltd. (the Purchaser.) The assets primarily relate to Powerwaves custom OEM BTS filter business. The consideration paid by the Purchaser was $12.5 million in cash of which $5 million was paid upon signing of the definitive asset purchase agreement and the remaining $7.5 million of the purchase price was paid at the closing of the transaction. The Purchaser is a global manufacturing service provider engaging in both radio frequency subsystem solutions and structural assembly in the application of mobile telecommunications base stations.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: May 30, 2012||POWERWAVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC|
|Kevin T. Michaels|
|Chief Financial Officer|