Washington, D.C. 20549 

Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 11, 2018
Semtech Corporation
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200 Flynn Road
Camarillo, California
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Item 7.01    Regulation FD Disclosure.

On December 11, 2018, Semtech Corporation (the “Company”), through its subsidiary Semtech (International) AG, a Swiss corporation, completed its previously-announced acquisition of all of the outstanding equity interests of Trackio International AG, a Swiss corporation, and its subsidiaries (collectively, “TrackNet”), for an aggregate purchase price of approximately US $8.4 million (the “Acquisition”), pursuant to a share purchase agreement entered into on August 17, 2018. The purchase price was funded with cash on hand. TrackNet is a provider of LoRa-based end-to-end solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT) and provides expertise and intellectual property that will be integrated into the Company’s business to support its goal of enabling the growing ecosystem around the Company’s LoRa® devices and wireless radio frequency technology. In connection with the signing of the Acquisition, the employees of TrackNet became employees or independent contractors of the Company or one of its subsidiaries.

The information furnished in this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filings under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Date: December 11, 2018
/s/ Emeka N. Chukwu
Emeka N. Chukwu
Chief Financial Officer