NeoPhotonics Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Santur Corporation

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sep 29, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) — NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN), a leading designer and manufacturer of photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, based modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high speed communications networks, and Santur Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of Indium Phosphide (InP) based PIC products, today jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which NeoPhotonics will acquire privately held Santur Corporation. Santur is a world leader in high-performance tunable laser arrays for metro and long-haul DWDM systems and a leading developer of PIC-based products for 40Gbps and 100Gbps client side and coherent line side applications.

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