SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Synaptics Incorporated (Nasdaq: SYNA) ("Synaptics"), a leading developer of human interface solutions for mobile computing, communications, and entertainment devices, today announced that it is notifying holders of its outstanding 0.75% Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes due 2024 (CUSIP No. 87157DAA7 and 87157DAB5) (the "Notes") that they have an option, pursuant to the terms of the Notes, to require Synaptics to purchase, on December 1, 2009, all or a portion of such holders' Notes (the "Put Option") at a price equal to 100% of the aggregate principal amount of the Notes, plus any accrued and unpaid interest up to, but not including, December 1, 2009.
Synaptics will pay for the purchase price for the Notes solely with cash. If all outstanding Notes are surrendered for purchase pursuant to the Put Option, the aggregate cash purchase price, including accrued and unpaid interest, will be approximately $65.5 million. Holders that do not surrender their Notes for purchase pursuant to the Put Option will maintain the right to convert their Notes, subject to the terms, conditions, and adjustments applicable to the Notes.
The opportunity to surrender Notes for purchase pursuant to the Put Option will terminate at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 27, 2009. In order to exercise the applicable Put Option, a holder must follow the procedures set forth in the applicable notice to holders. Holders may withdraw any Notes previously surrendered for purchase at any time prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on November 30, 2009.
Synaptics will file a Tender Offer Statement on Schedule TO for the Notes with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, documents specifying the terms, conditions, and procedures for surrendering and withdrawing Notes for p
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