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Gary L. Fischer Helps Summit Micro M&A

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwired - August 05, 2014) - "Helping Others Succeed", a business consulting practice operated by Gary L. Fischer, CFO, announced today that Mr. Fischer assisted Summit Micro during their acquisition by one of the largest semiconductor companies in the world, Qualcomm Inc.. Summit Micro, a venture backed start up company focused on power management devices, an important sector in mobile device architecture. Mr. Fischer took charge of the due diligence response within Summit Micro. In addition, he prepared information for the Harts Scott Rodino filing and the 280g calculation and shareholder approval. During the process he attended all board meetings and provided regular updates to Summit's CEO and executive team. "This was a true 'hands on' assignment to ensure an accurate and thorough response to requests. Standing at the copy machine at 10:00pm on a Saturday night may not sound like fun but the whole process was really very exciting!"

Gary L. Fischer, based in Silicon Valley, has worked extensively in Asia and Europe. He has taken two companies public, led three public secondary offerings and has been involved in numerous private financings of equity and debt. He has solid experience in M&A, including the sale in 2009 of eRide where he began serving as CFO in 2005. He continued as a part time CFO with eRide after the acquisition and began his consulting business. Helping Others Succeed provides CFO consulting services, organizational development, executive coaching, M&A hands-on due diligence, M&A closings and other business and financial projects. Prior to eRide Mr. Fischer joined ISSI in 1993, took it public in 1995 and subsequently was appointed President and COO of the company. Mr. Fischer's complete bio is listed on LinkedIn. 

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