NEW YORK and PARIS — April 15, 2011 — Executives of 4G chipmaker Sequans Communications (NYSE: SQNS) will visit the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, April 18 to celebrate the recent completion of Sequans’ initial public offering and its first day of trading. Sequans’ CEO, Georges Karam, accompanied by several senior executives and company founders, will ring The Opening BellSM at 9:30 AM EDT.
“We are very proud to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange and join ranks with other public companies on the Big Board,” said Georges Karam, Sequans CEO. “I am also very proud of the global Sequans’ team whose hard work has propelled us to this major milestone.”
Sequans is headquartered in Paris, France. Its listing on the New York Stock Exchange is the first by a French technology company in more than ten years.
About Sequans Communications (NYSE: SQNS)
Sequans Communications is a 4G chipmaker, supplying LTE and WiMAX chips to equipment manufacturers and mobile operators worldwide. Founded in 2004 to address the WiMAX market, the company expanded in early 2009 to address the LTE market. The company is based in Paris, France with additional offices throughout the world, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Israel, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and China.
SOURCE: Sequans Communications S.A.
Monday, April 18, 2011 – NYSE – Security Checkpoint at Exchange & Broad Streets
9:00 a.m. Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
9:30 a.m. The Opening Bell is rung
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Judy Shaw at the NYSE, 212.656.4290 or email@example.com in order to obtain entry into the building, and to arrange interviews with Sequans.
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285) and Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420). Feeds are available via Ascent loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
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Media Relations: Kimberly Tassin, +1.425.736.0569, firstname.lastname@example.org
Investor Relations: Claudia Gatlin, +1.212.830.9080, Claudia@sequans.com