ADVISORY, Oct. 7, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM), a leading analog semiconductor company, will commence trading on the NASDAQ at the market open on Wednesday October 8, 2008. To commemorate the occasion, Tunc Doluca, President & CEO, and Kip Hagopian, Chairman of the Board of Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM), will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell remotely from the company's headquarters in Sunnyvale, California to celebrate their re-listing on NASDAQ. NASDAQ currently has 586 listed companies from California and 37 from Sunnyvale. The Opening and Closing Bell is a ceremonial event that represents NASDAQ's virtual market model. As a result, NASDAQ can be opened or closed from any location bringing together investors and market participants from around the world to mark the beginning and ending of the trading day. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at 3:45 - 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Paresh Maniar Office: (408) 470-5348 Paresh.firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto 646.441.5220 Jolene.Libretto@nasdaqomx.com
The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1624. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
A live Webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.
About Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (MXIM):
Maxim Integrated Products is a publicly traded company that designs, manufactures, and sells over $2 billion of high-performance semiconductor products annually. It was founded over 25 years ago with the mission to deliver innovative analog and mixed-signal engineering solutions that add value to its customers' products. To date, Maxim has developed over 5,800 products in 28 product categories serving the Industrial, Communications, Consumer, and Computing markets. For more information, go to www.maxim-ic.com.
About NASDAQ OMX:
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; the OMX Nordic Exchange, including First North; and the 144A PORTAL Market. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 60 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. OMX Nordic Exchange is not a legal entity but describes the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com/.