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Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

TranSwitch Corporation (TXCC)

3/31/2004 and 4/13/2005 Proxy Information

No related party transactions or special relationships reported for this company. Director relationships marked "Outside Related" at this firm will most often be former executives of the company. Additional information regarding these relationships will be added during our regular updates.

4/7/2003 Proxy Information

Systems On Silicon, Inc. On March 27, 2002 the Corporation acquired Systems On Silicon, Inc. (SOSi) located in South Brunswick, New Jersey, which develops very large scale integrated (ÒVLSIÓ) solutions that address the requirements of converged networks with an initial focus on the Intelligent Integrated Access Device (IAD). This acquisition was a strategic investment aimed at enhancing and expanding the CorporationÕs product offering with higher speed solutions for the metro and access markets. As a result of this acquisition, the Corporation paid $0.9 million in cash for the outstanding shares of common stock in SOSi not already owned by the Corporation. The Corporation incurred transaction fees of approximately $0.3 million in conjunction with this purchase. Including the CorporationÕs previous investment of approximately $0.4 million, the CorporationÕs total investment in SOSi is approximately $1.3 million. Subsequent to December 31, 2002, the Corporation cancelled the product SOSi was developing due to general economic conditions and lower market acceptance of this product.

There was no stock ownership of SOSi by any of the Directors or Officers of the Corporation.

OptiX Networks, Inc. On April 17, 2000, the Corporation announced a strategic technology agreement with OptiX Networks, Inc. Dr. Santanu Das is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of OptiX. At the same time, the Corporation also participated in a preferred round of financing of OptiX through which the Corporation had a net cash investment of $2,553,984 (including the 477,495 shares which the Corporation had purchased in a prior round of financing). Other investors in the preferred round of financing included institutional investors and four directors, including Messrs. Alfred F. Boschulte, James M. Pagos, Erik H. van der Kaay, and Dr. Albert E. Paladino. The CorporationÕs directors, as a group, purchased 195,000 shares of convertible preferred stock of OptiX at a cost of $371,417. In November 2001, OptiX closed another preferred round of financing in which the Corporation made an additional investment of $1.1 million. Certain institutional investors and three directors of the Corporation, Messrs. Alfred F. Boschulte, James M. Pagos and Gerald F. Montry, also participated. The CorporationÕs directors, as a group, purchased 66,677 shares of preferred stock of OptiX at a cost of $127,000.

On August 26, 2002, the Corporation committed to provide up to $4.0 million in convertible debt financing to OptiX. The directors as a group own approximately 2.2% of OptiXÕs outstanding voting equity interests. The Corporation does not consider these ownership interests material, either individually or in the aggregate. The investments in OptiX by the Corporation and certain of its directors were made at the same time and on the same terms and conditions as investments made by other institutional investors in OptiX. As of September 30, 2002, the Corporation changed its accounting method for OptiX from the cost method to the equity method. Under the equity method, the CorporationÕs pro-rata share of OptiXÕs net loss as well as the impairment of investment assets has been taken into consideration and the CorporationÕs investment balance has been adjusted to zero at December 31, 2002.

Accordion Networks, Inc. On December 17, 2001, the Corporation entered into a strategic technology agreement with Accordion Networks, Inc. At the same time, the Corporation also participated in a preferred round of financing of Accordion through which the Corporation made a cash investment of $1,500,000. Other investors in the preferred round of financing included institutional investors and two directors, Messrs. James M. Pagos and Gerald F. Montry, of the Corporation. The CorporationÕs directors, as a group, purchased 1,085,981 shares of preferred stock of Accordion at a cost of $671,363. The directors, as a group, own approximately 3.7% of AccordionÕs outstanding voting equity interests. The Corporation and certain of its directors had made investments in Accordion at the same time and on the same terms and conditions as investments made by other institutional investors in Accordion. Mr. Gerald F. Montry is a member of AccordionÕs Board of Directors and in his position as a director has received an option to purchase 130,000 shares of the common stock of Accordion. The Corporation does not consider these ownership interests material, either individually or in the aggregate. During 2002, the Corporation determined that there were indicators that its investment in Accordion was impaired and accordingly, the Corporation reduced its investment in Accordion, for accounting purposes, by approximately $0.6 million.

Other Transactions. On May 23, 2002, James M. Pagos received a grant of 5,000 shares at an exercise price of $1.36 per share under the CorporationÕs Third Amended and Restated 1995 Stock Plan. This grant was not related to his role as a Director of the Corporation.