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Our passion for innovation and entrepreneurial spirit ensures we remain at the core of mobile computing and the Internet of Things (“IoT”).

Through our collaborative R&D approach and responsible supply chain management, we develop and market highly-integrated power management and power efficient mixed-signal integrated circuits (“ICs”).

Our technologies contribute to extend battery life in portable devices and efficient connectivity in IoT applications, enhancing consumer experience and enabling our customers to differentiate and move fast to market.

Our partnership approach, operational flexibility and the quality of our products are key sources of value to our customers.

We invest in R&D up to 18 months ahead of product launch and we recover our investments through the sale of our semiconductors. Our customers’ product cycles range from one to five years. This, together with the strength of our customer relationships, means the Company has long-term visibility of business opportunities and revenue streams, a unique feature for semiconductor companies operating in consumer markets.

A fabless business model based on high Tier 1 customer penetration results in high volumes, longer-term revenue streams and ultimately in strong cash generation.

Corporate responsibility and a commitment to sustainable business practices are important to us. Our commitment to sustainability is outlined in greater detail on our annual sustainability report.

Further information

Annual sustainability report 2016

Annual report and accounts 2016

For more information about our business model see pages 8-9 of the Annual report and accounts 2016

Creating value


  1. Highly skilled engineers and IP
  2. Strength of our customer relations
  3. Robust and responsible supply chain
  4. The strength of our balance sheet
  5. Our Company culture

A growing business delivering strong cash flow generation

Our business has delivered strong revenue and earnings growth over the last five years. 2016 was a transition year of strong cash flow generation and solid strategic progress. Against the backdrop of lower year-on-year smartphone volumes, our gross margin and cash flow generation remained strong. In line with our strategic objectives, we sustained a healthy level of R&D investment to generate future profitable growth.

Our primary focus is consumer electronics, in particular mobility and smart connected devices. We are entering new segments and expanding our product portfolio to generate future revenue growth. Dialog is a strong cash generative business with a strong balance sheet.



+18% CAGR 2011-2016

Free cash flow1


+39% CAGR 2011-2016

Operating profit

US$309.8m IFRS
US$221.0m Underlying2

Diluted EPS

US$3.25 IFRS
US$2.09 Underlying2

Our people

1,770 employees
75% are engineers
31 locations

1 Free cash flow is defined as cash flow from operating activities minus capital expenditure

2 A reconciliation of non-IFRS measures can be found on pages 152-158 of the Annual report and accounts 2016.


Our top five customers represented 92% of the total revenue. The revenue derived from our largest customer is shown on page 138, note 32.c) of the Annual report and accounts 2016


¹ A reconciliation of non-IFRS measures can be found on pages 152-158 of the Annual report and accounts 2016.


¹A reconciliation of non-IFRS measures can be found on pages 152-158 of the Annual report and accounts 2016.


Free cash flow is defined as cash flow from operating activities minus capital expenditure


We aim to generate sustainable long-term value for our customers, our shareholders, our employees and other stakeholders


Extend our product portfolio

  • We are extending our product portfolio to open up new addressable markets and diversify our revenue.
  • Next-generation Rapid Charge™ adapter solutions and low latency wireless audio are two examples of areas of forward focus.

Achieve a broader and deeper customer base

  • The quality of our products attracts the leading brands in each of our markets.
  • We seek to maintain and grow our business with existing customers as well as diversify our customer base with new products and new addressable markets.

Deliver continuous innovation

  • Innovation is at the core of our business.
  • Our top talent and technology paired with an innovative product development philosophy and sustained R&D investment enables Dialog to deliver high value to customers.

Establish regional engagements

  • We are building innovative partnerships with leading companies.
  • Our collaboration with strategic partners in Greater China is based on a wide range of mixed-signal analog technologies.

The efficiency of our products is matched by our efficiency as a business. Driving this is a strong culture and values – the “Spirit of Dialog”. Embracing the power of our values sets us apart from other semiconductor companies.


We believe in being entrepreneurial, always moving and decisive: delivering excellence, and keeping things simple.


We care about our impact and know that we make a difference: to our customers and their end consumers, to employees and to society.


We are at our best when we work together, across geographic and cultural boundaries. This is about sharing ideas, challenging each other and building strong relationships with our customers, employees and suppliers.


We have a passion for innovation and thrive on new ideas. This is about pushing boundaries and taking pride in new approaches.

The Spririt of Dialog

The power of our
values sets us apart

Why invest in Dialog? - A growing business built on innovation


Solid competitive positioning

  • The quality of our products is rooted in deep R&D investment and intellectual property.
  • Our engineers deliver technical excellence and high level of integration through short design cycles.
  • All of this enables high Tier 1 customer penetration.


Structural growth

  • Our core technical competencies are aligned with secular trends in efficient power management in mobility and connected (IoT) devices.


High returns, strong cash generation

  • We outsource the production of our semiconductors to the leading foundries. Our high touch fabless model enables a low capital intensity business.
  • Low capital intensity combined with a rigorous working capital management results in strong cash flow generation.


Support organic and in-organic expansion

  • We reinvest that cash in a combination of organic and in-organic initiatives which aim to enhance the competitive advantage of the business and expand our technology portfolio and our customer base.
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