Thursday, December 23, 2010

NASDAQ Morning Percentage Gainers;SNIC,XOMA,SBAY,AIXG,OTIV

POINT ROBERTS, Wash., December 23, 2010 -, a global investor
research portal for independent investors, reports on early morning trading on the
Sonic Solutions (Nasdaq:SNIC ) was up over 24 % in morning trading on news of being acquired
by Royi Corporation for $720 Million value.

Trading Close-Up
Sonic Solutions(NasdaqGS: SNIC ) trading at $13.97, up 2.77 (24.68%) 10:44AM EST
XOMA Ltd.(NasdaqGM: XOMA ) trading at $5.35, up 0.85 (18.89%) 10:49AM EST
Subaye, Inc.(NasdaqGM: SBAY ) trading at $ 7.50 , up 1.05 (16.28%) 10:49AM EST
Aixtron Aktiengesellschaft(NasdaqGS: AIXG ) trading at $35.87, up 2.76 (8.34%) 10:53AM EST
On Track Innovations Ltd(NasdaqGM: OTIV ) trading at$3.09, up 0.13 (4.39%) 10:52AM EST

Market Snapshot (at time of release)
Dow 11,568.88 +9.39 +0.08%
Nasdaq 2,664.19 -7.29 -0.27%
S&P 500 1,256.93 -1.91 -0.15%
10 Yr Bond(%) 3.3870% +0.0410
Oil 90.70 +0.22 +0.24%
Gold 1,375.60 -11.20 -0.81%

Company Snapshot- Sonic Solutions(NasdaqGS: SNIC )

Rovi Corporation Enters Definitive Agreement to Acquire Sonic Solutions
Combined Company to Enable Broad Solutions for Content Distributors, Service Providers, CE
Manufacturers, and Retailers to Deliver Premium Digital Media Entertainment and Accelerate
Rovi's Advertising Opportunity

SANTA CLARA, Calif. and NOVATO, Calif., Dec. 22, 2010 -- Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI )
and Sonic Solutions (Nasdaq:SNIC ) today announced that the two companies have signed a
definitive agreement for Rovi to acquire Sonic in a stock and cash transaction. The enterprise
value of the transaction is approximately $720 million and the per share value of Sonic common
stock at signing of the agreement is $14.17, a 38.2 percent premium to Sonic's 30 day average
per share closing price as of December 21, 2010. The acquisition is structured as an exchange
offer for all of the outstanding shares of Sonic common stock, to be followed by a merger.
Rovi, a provider of next generation guidance solutions including TotalGuide, discovery, metadata,
advertising and networking technologies and Sonic, a provider of digital video processing,
playback and distribution technologies, both leaders in the digital entertainment industry, together
will bring an end-to-end solution that enables integration across the ecosystem. The acquisition
of Sonic will enable Rovi to broaden its solutions to content owners, device makers, retailers and

Sonic Solutions(R) (Nasdaq:SNIC) enables the creation, distribution and enjoyment of digital
media from Hollywood to home. For more than a decade, Sonic product, service, and technology
brands including Roxio(R), RoxioNow(TM), DivX(R)and Main Concept, have fueled home
entertainment, powered rich digital media functionality on a range of platforms for a variety of
partners, and inspired unique personal media experiences for hundreds of millions of consumers.
Sonic technologies deliver a universal platform for Hollywood Studios, retailers, consumer
electronics manufacturers, and PC OEMs to provide consumers instant access to premium
entertainment from virtually anywhere.

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