What: Mr. Rajeev Madhavan, Chairman & CEO of Magma Design Automation, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAVA) will preside over the opening bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Monday, April 17th, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. EDT Contacts: Mr. Milan Lazich VP of Corporate Marketing (408) 565-7706 Email Contact NASDAQ MarketSite: Stephanie Lowenthal; 646.441.5220 Feed Information: The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA-5 C-band/transponder 14. The downlink frequency is 3980 horizontal; audio: 6.2/6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220. Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice. About Magma Design Automation, Inc. [LAVA]:
Magma's software for integrated circuit (IC) design is recognized as embodying the best in semiconductor technology. The world's top chip companies use Magma's EDA software to design and verify complex, high- performance ICs for communications, computing, consumer electronics and networking applications, while at the same time reducing design time and costs. Magma provides software for IC implementation, analysis, physical verification, characterization and programmable logic design, and the company's integrated RTL-to-GDSII design flow offers "The Fastest Path from RTL to Silicon"(TM). Magma is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. with offices around the world. Magma's stock trades on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol LAVA. Visit Magma Design Automation on the Web at http://www.magma-da.com.
CONTACT: Mr. Milan Lazich, VP of Corporate Marketing of Magma Design
Automation, Inc., +1-408-565-7706, Email Contact; or Stephanie
Lowenthal of NASDAQ, +1-646-441-5220