* * OFFER EXTENDED * * *
OFFER TO PURCHASE ***
SMK Information Service has extended its offer
to purchase shares of Linear Technology Corp. common stock (Cusip #
535678106) (Contra-Cusip # 535SMK997) (NASDAQ: LLTC) from holders of 1 or more shares, but fewer
than 100 shares (1 – 99), held as of the record date 7/9/2003.
will receive the price per share determined at the close of business on
the date of transfer less a processing fee of $1.50 per share.
This offer will expire on 1/30/2004 (5:00 PM
Eastern Time Zone). There
is no protect period or withdrawal privilege available.
A maximum number of 5000 shares per week will
be accepted on a first come basis, any shares exceeding this number will
be carried over to the following week.
SMK Information Services reserves the rights to extend, amend,
and/or terminate the program at any time with or without notice, as well
as the right to reject or waive any irregularities of any transmittal
not in proper order.
Holders may purchase shares to increase
holdings to 100 shares no
deposit is required.
The price per share will be determined on a
transaction-by-transaction basis plus a $1.50 per share