CSR plc - Company Capsule

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CSR plc - Company Capsule

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Published Date: April 2011


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CSR plc - Company Overview

CSR plc (CSR) is a provider of single-chip wireless devices. It offers Bluetooth Technology of mobile handsets and
headsets in the cellular market. The company’s two operating segments include Cellular and Non Cellular. CSR supplies
single chip solutions for wireless voice and data communications such as Bluetooth in Cellular Applications, Bluetooth in
Non Cellular Applications and Beyond Bluetooth in Cellular and Non Cellular Applications. The key clients of the company
include Nokia, NEC, Dell, LG, Sharp, Sony, Tom Tom, Motorola, Panasonic, RIM, Samsung, and Toshiba. The company
operates through its offices across Finland, Hungary, Americas, China and Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, and Japan. CSR
is headquartered in Cambridge, UK.

Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of GBP 601.4 million during the fiscal year ended January 1, 2010. The company's
revenue declined at a compounded rate of 6.97% during the period 2008-2010 with an annual declined of 13.45% over
fiscal year 2009. During the fiscal year ended January 1, 2010, its operating margin was -2.64% as against an operating
margin of -1.22% in fiscal year 2009. During the fiscal year ended January 1, 2010, the company registered a net margin
of -1.87% as against a net margin of -0.99% in the fiscal year 2009.

CSR plc - Key Facts

CSR plc, Key Facts

                                  400, Cambridge Science Park,
                                  Cambridge, , CB4 0WH, United      Ticker Symbol, Stock         CSR (London Stock Exchange
Corporate Address:                                                                               (LON))

Telephone                          + 44 1223 692000                 No. of Employees             1,348

Fax                                + 44 1223 692001                 Financial Year End           January

URL                               www.csr.com                       Revenue (in USD Million)     601.40

                                  Technology and
Industry                          Communications

                                  China, India, Japan, Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Denmark, France, Sweden, United Kingdom, United
Locations                         States

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research


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CSR plc - Major Products and Services

CSR plc principally designs single-chip wireless devices. The company's key products include the following:

CSR plc, Major Products and Services









Analogue Audio Dongle v1

Voice Dongle



Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research


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CSR plc - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of CSR plc:

Extended Systems Incorporated

Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc.

RF Micro Devices, Inc.

Broadcom Corporation

Freescale Semiconductor

United Microelectronics Corporation

Dialog Semiconductor plc

Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited


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CSR plc - Key Employees

CSR plc, Key Employees

          Name                             Job Title                      Board Level     Since   Age

Brett Gladden              Secretary                                Senior Management

Andrew Allner              Director                                 Non Executive Board   2008    56

Anthony Carlisle           Director - Senior Independent            Non Executive Board   2009    62

                           Executive Vice President - Operations,
Chris Ladas                                                       Executive Board         2008    64

Diosdado Banatao           Director                                 Non Executive Board   2009

James Collier              Director                                 Non Executive Board   2010    51

Joep van Beurden           Chief Executive Officer, Director        Executive Board       2007    49

Kanwar Chadha              Director, Chief Marketing Officer        Executive Board       2009    50

Klaus Buehring             Vice President - Product Development     Senior Management     2010    51

Ron Mackintosh             Chairman                                 Non Executive Board   2007    61

Sergio Giacoletto          Director                                 Non Executive Board   2007    60

Teresa Vega                Director                                 Non Executive Board   2010    30

Will Gardiner              Chief Financial Officer, Director        Executive Board       2008    45

Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research


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CSR plc - Locations and Subsidiaries

Head Office

CSR plc
400, Cambridge Science Park
Zip: CB4 0WH
United Kingdom
Tel: + 44 1223 692000
Fax: + 44 1223 692001

Other Locations & Subsidiaries

CSR plc, Subsidiaries

                                             Cambridge Silicon Radio Korea Ltd
Cambridge Positioning Systems Ltd
                                             15F West Wing POSCO Center
62-64, Hills Road
                                             Zip: 135-777
Zip: CB2 1LA
                                             Republic of Korea
United Kingdom
                                             Tel: + 82 264 442000
Fax: + 44 0
                                             Fax: + 82 264 442001

Cambridge Silicon Radio Limited              Cambridge Silicon Radio SARL
Churchill House                              Les Deux Arcs
Cambridge                                    Sophia Antipolis
Zip: CB4 0WZ                                 Zip: 06560
United Kingdom                               France
Tel: + 44 1223 692000                        Tel: + 33 489 737000
Fax: + 44 1223 692001                        Fax: + 33 489 737001

Cambridge Silicon Radio, Inc.                Clarity Technologies, Inc.
2425 N. Central Expressway                   1740 Opdyke Court
Dallas                                       Detroit
Zip: 75080                                   Zip: 48326
United States                                United States
Tel: + 1 214 5404300                         Tel: + 1 248 4091400
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