SOURCE: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP

Levi & Korsinsky, LLP

May 17, 2012 19:06 ET

The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of Claims of Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by the Board of Standard Microsystems Corp. in Connection With the Sale of the Company to Microchip Technology Inc.

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 17, 2012) - Levi & Korsinsky notifies investors of Standard Microsystems Corp. ("Standard Microsystems" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: SMSC) of claims of breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law against the board of directors of the Company in connection with the sale of the Company to Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP). Under the terms of the agreement, Standard Microsystems shareholders will receive $37 per share. The transaction has a total approximate value of $939 million. A complaint was filed in Delaware state court.

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The claims concern whether the Standard Microsystems Board of Directors breached their fiduciary duties to Standard Microsystems stockholders by failing to adequately shop the Company before entering into this transaction and whether Microchip Technology Inc. is underpaying for Standard Microsystems shares, thus unlawfully harming Standard Microsystems stockholders.

If you own common stock in Standard Microsystems and wish to obtain additional information, please contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or

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    Joseph Levi, Esq.
    Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
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