BEDFORD, Mass., July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hologic, Inc. (Nasdaq: HOLX) today announced the successful completion of the tender offer by its direct wholly-owned subsidiary, Thunder Tech Corp., for all outstanding shares of Third Wave Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWTI) at a price of $11.25 per share in cash.
The subsequent offering period expired at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on Wednesday, July 23, 2008. The initial tender offer period expired at 12:00 midnight, New York City time, on Wednesday, July 16, 2008.
The depositary for the tender offer advised Hologic and the Purchaser that, as of the expiration of the subsequent offering period, approximately 47,968,050 shares were validly tendered and not withdrawn in the tender offer, representing approximately 95.8% of Third Wave's issued and outstanding shares. All validly tendered shares were accepted for payment in accordance with the terms of the tender offer.
Hologic is in the process of completing the acquisition of Third Wave
though a short form merger in which Third Wave will become a wholly owned
subsidiary of Hologic. In the short form merger, which will be completed as
soon as practicable, all outstanding shares of Third Wave not purchased in
the tender offer, and not held by a holder who demands appraisal rights for
such shares under the Delaware General Corporation Law, will be converted
into the right to receive $11.25 per share in cash. Following the merger,
detailed instructions will be mailed to Third Wave stockholders
|SOURCE Hologic, Inc.|
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