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Cypress Semiconductor Corp. to Conduct NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony Remotely From San Jose, California



What: Cypress's President and CEO, T.J. Rodgers, and other members of Cypress's executive team will ring the NASDAQ opening bell remotely from San Jose, California on Thursday, November 12 at 9:30 a.m. (EST) 6:30 a.m. (PST). With 532 NASDAQ listed companies in California and 193 from Silicon Valley, this event will celebrate the company's switch from The New York Stock Exchange to the NASDAQ Global Select Market. The company's stock will continue to trade under the symbol "CY". This transfer will be seamless to Cypress investors. This marks the 19th switch from the NYSE Group to NASDAQ this year. The ceremony will be broadcast live on the NASDAQ seven story high Tower in Times Square and via satellite to national and international media. The Opening Bell is a ceremonial event that represents NASDAQ's virtual market model. As a result, NASDAQ can be opened from any location bringing together investors and market participants from around the world to mark the beginning of the trading day. Who: T.J. Rodgers, President and CEO, Cypress Semiconductor Corp. Bob Greifeld, Chief Executive Officer, NASDAQ OMX When: Thursday, November 12, 2009 at 9:30 a.m. ET Where: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation 198 Champion Ct. San Jose, CA

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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About Cypress:

Cypress delivers high-performance, mixed-signal, programmable solutions that provide customers with rapid time-to-market and exceptional system value. Cypress offerings include the flagship PSoC(R) programmable system-on-chip families and derivatives such as PowerPSoC(R) solutions for high-voltage and LED lighting applications, CapSense(R) touch-sensing and TrueTouch(TM) solutions for touchscreens. Cypress is the world leader in USB controllers, including the high-performance West Bridge(R) solution that enhances connectivity and performance in multimedia handsets. Cypress is also a leader in high-performance memories and programmable timing devices. Cypress serves numerous markets including consumer, mobile handsets, computation, data communications, automotive, industrial and military. Visit Cypress online at


The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,700 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( and Twitter (


CONTACT: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220 Cypress CorpCom Ed Rebello (408) 545-7665

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