SOURCE: Pink OTC Markets Inc.

April 24, 2009 09:00 ET

Infineon Technologies Joins OTCQX

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 24, 2009) - Pink OTC Markets Inc., the leading electronic inter-dealer quotation system, trading technology and financial information provider for over-the-counter (OTC) securities, today announced that Infineon Technologies AG (OTCQX: IFNNY), the leading German semiconductor manufacturer, has chosen to list its American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) on OTCQX. Infineon Technologies' ADRs began trading today on the OTC market's highest tier, OTCQX International Premier, where investors can find current disclosure and financial information on the company (available on and

"As an OTCQX-listed company, Infineon Technologies maintains their visibility to the U.S. investor community and associates itself with some of the highest quality companies traded over-the-counter," said R. Cromwell Coulson, Chairman and CEO of Pink OTC Markets. "We welcome Infineon Technologies to our growing list of OTCQX issuers."

Deutsche Bank will serve as Infineon Technologies' Principal American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance on listing requirements.

Infineon Technologies' ADRs will trade in the United States on OTCQX under the ticker "IFNNY" where each ADR will represent one ordinary share. Infineon Technologies' shares are listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The company's headquarters are in Neubiberg, Germany.

About Infineon Technologies

Infineon Technologies designs, develops, manufactures and markets semiconductors and system applications used in a variety of microelectronic applications, including computer systems, telecommunications systems, consumer goods, automotive products, industrial automation and control systems, and chip card applications addressing the three central challenges to modern society: energy efficiency, communications, and security. The Company's products include standard commodity components, full-custom devices, semi-custom devices, and application-specific components for memory, analog, digital, and mixed-signal applications. Infineon has operations, investments, and customers located mainly in Europe, Asia and North America, with five segments: Automotive, Industrial & Multimarkets, Chipcard & Security, Wireless Solutions, and Wireline Communications.


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