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Intersil Corporation Stockholders Approve Merger Proposal

MILPITAS, Calif., Dec. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ:ISIL), a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, today announced that Intersil stockholders approved the merger agreement with Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723).

The merger remains subject to the satisfaction of certain other conditions, including antitrust approval by the China government and approval by the Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS) in the United States. The transaction is expected to close during the first half of 2017.

About Intersil
Intersil Corporation is a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions. The company's products form the building blocks of increasingly intelligent, mobile and power hungry electronics, enabling advances in power management to improve efficiency and extend battery life. With a deep portfolio of intellectual property and a rich history of design and process innovation, Intersil is the trusted partner to leading companies in some of the world's largest markets, including industrial and infrastructure, mobile computing, automotive and aerospace. For more information about Intersil, visit our website at www.intersil.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
Some of the statements included in this press release constitute forward-looking statements, as defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, within the meaning of the federal securities laws, including Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. You should not place undue reliance on these statements. These forward-looking statements include statements that reflect the current expectations, estimates, beliefs, assumptions, and projections of our senior management about future events with respect to our business and our industry in general.  Statements that include words such as "anticipates," "expects," "intends," "plans," "predicts," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "may," "will," "should," "would," "potential," "continue," "goals," "targets," and variations of these words (or negatives of these words) or similar expressions of a future or forward-looking nature identify forward-looking statements. In addition, any statements that refer to projections or other characterizations of future events or circumstances, including any underlying assumptions, are forward-looking statements.

These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to many risks, uncertainties, and assumptions that are difficult to predict. Therefore, there are or will be important factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially and adversely from those expressed in any forward-looking statement. We believe that the factors that may affect our business, future operating results, and financial condition include, but are not limited to, the following: the inability to complete the merger due to the failure to satisfy conditions to completion of the merger, including the receipt of all regulatory approvals related to the merger; uncertainties as to the timing of the consummation of the merger and the ability of each party to consummate the merger; risks that the proposed merger disrupts our current plans and operations, including our ability to retain and hire key personnel; competitive responses to the proposed merger; unexpected costs, charges, or expenses resulting from the merger; the outcome of any legal proceedings that have been or could be instituted against us or our directors related to the merger agreement; potential adverse reactions or changes to business relationships resulting from the announcement or completion of the merger; and legislative, regulatory and economic developments; any faltering or uncertainty in global economic conditions; the highly cyclical nature of the semiconductor industry; intense competition in the semiconductor industry; unsuccessful product development or failure to obtain market acceptance of our products; downturns in the end markets we serve; failure to make or deliver products in a timely manner; unavailability of raw materials, services, supplies, or manufacturing capacity; delays in production or in implementing new production techniques, product defects, or unreliability of products; and adverse results in litigation matters. These risks, as well as other risks associated with the proposed merger, are more fully discussed in the definitive proxy statement that is included in the Schedule 14A filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") in connection with the proposed merger on October 31, 2016, as supplemented on November 18, 2016, and the other documents that we have filed or may filed from time-to-time with the SEC.  These forward-looking statements are made only as of the date of this communication and Intersil undertakes no obligation to update or revise these forward-looking statements.

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For further information: Shannon Pleasant, Intersil Corporation, (512) 382-8444, spleasant@intersil.com
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