SOURCE: ARM Holdings PLC

May 23, 2005 10:01 ET

ARM HOLDINGS PLC ANNOUNCES-ANALYST AND INVESTOR DAYS

Cambridge, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 23, 2005 --Embargoed until 3pm BST on 23 May 2005


                                ARM HOLDINGS PLC
                           ANALYST AND INVESTOR DAYS

                           Monday 23 May in New York
                            Tuesday 24 May in London

CAMBRIDGE, UK, 23 May 2005 - ARM Holdings plc ((LSE: ARM); (Nasdaq: ARMHY)) will be hosting analyst and investor presentations today in New York and tomorrow in London.

The presentations will cover the following topics:

1. Strategic overview (Warren East, CEO)

2. Physical IP Division insight (Mark Templeton, Chief Strategy Officer)

3. Royalty outlook for the original ARM business (Mike Inglis, EVP Marketing)

In relation to the royalty outlook for the original ARM business, the presentation includes reference for the first time to an internal target for unit shipments of 4.5bn by 2010. This internal target is based on a variety of assumptions and dependent on a number of external market factors, which are outlined further in the presentation. It is for guidance only and is not intended to be a forecast.

No additional material new information will be disclosed during these meetings. Copies of the presentations will be available on the company's website www.arm.com from 3pm BST / 10am EDT on Monday 23 May.

                                      
CONTACTS:

Tim Score
ARM Holdings plc                                   +44 (0)1628 427800

Sarah Marsland/ James Melville-Ross/ Juliet Clarke
Financial Dynamics                                 +44 (0) 207 831 3113

Venues:

The New York presentation will begin at 10am EDT on Monday 23 May and be held at Morgan Stanley, The North Room, 41st Floor, 1585 Broadway, Times Square, New York

The London presentation will start at 10am BST on Tuesday 24 May and be held at The Institution of Electrical Engineers, Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL.

About ARM

ARM designs the technology that lies at the heart of advanced digital products, from wireless, networking and consumer entertainment solutions to imaging, automotive, security and storage devices. ARM's comprehensive product offering includes 16/32-bit RISC microprocessors, data engines, 3D processors, digital libraries, embedded memories, peripherals, software and development tools, as well as analog functions and high-speed connectivity products. Combined with the company's broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies. More information on ARM is available at http://www.arm.com.

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