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NeoPhotonics Named to Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500™

NeoPhotonics Named to Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500™

Fifth Time Ranked as One of Fastest Growing Companies in North America

San Jose, CA  (PRBuzz.com) November 19, 2012 -- NeoPhotonics Corporation (NYSE: NPTN), a leading designer and manufacturer of photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, based modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high speed communications networks, today announced that the company has been selected for the fifth time to the Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte LLP's ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Overall, 2012 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 128 percent to 279,684 percent from 2007 to 2011, with an average growth of 2,774 percent.

"We are proud that NeoPhotonics has made the Fast 500 list five times now, which acknowledges our strong growth over a number of years in a competitive industry," said Tim Jenks, Chairman, President and CEO of NeoPhotonics. "The honor is also a testament to the hard work of our more than 2,000 employees worldwide.

"The growth of NeoPhotonics is supported by a broad optical communications product portfolio, a commitment to customer service and ongoing research and development in next-generation networks," continued Mr. Jenks. "We believe this focus, combined with our leadership position in optical integration and low-cost volume manufacturing capabilities, will be instrumental in meeting the demands of our customers in the fiber-to-the-home, metro, long-haul, data center and other areas of networking for years to come," concluded Mr. Jenks.

"We are proud to honor the 2012 Technology Fast 500™ companies and commend them for their outstanding growth," said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman, Deloitte LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) leader. "These ground-breaking companies have outpaced their competition and are reinventing the way they do business today."

"The companies on the Fast 500 list are among those that have demonstrated remarkable innovation, creativity and business savvy," said Bill Ribaudo partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP and national TMT leader for audit and enterprise risk services (AERS). "As a result, these companies have continued to successfully forge ahead in a challenging economic environment. We applaud the leadership and employees of NeoPhotonics for this impressive accomplishment."

About Deloitte's 2012 Technology Fast 500™

Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies - both public and private - in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2007 to 2011.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

About NeoPhotonics

NeoPhotonics is a leading designer and manufacturer of photonic integrated circuit, or PIC, based modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high-speed communications networks. The Company's products enable cost-effective, high-speed data transmission and efficient allocation of bandwidth over communications networks. NeoPhotonics maintains headquarters in San Jose, California and ISO 9001:2000 certified engineering and manufacturing facilities in Silicon Valley (USA) and Shenzhen, China. NeoPhotonics has been included in the Russell 3000® Index since June 2011. For additional information, visit www.neophotonics.com.

© 2012 NeoPhotonics Corporation. All rights reserved. NeoPhotonics and the red dot logo are trademarks of NeoPhotonics Corporation. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

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