NEW YORK, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Belfast Merger Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens Corporation, announced today that it has extended the expiration date for its cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of common stock of Dade Behring Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: DADE). The tender offer has been extended to 12:00 Midnight, New York City time, on Wednesday, September 26, 2007. The tender offer is being made pursuant to an Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of July 25, 2007, by and among Siemens, its subsidiary, Belfast Merger Co., and Dade Behring. Completion of the tender offer is conditioned on, among other things, receipt of regulatory approvals.
As of 4:00 p.m., New York City time, on Wednesday, September 5, 2007, an aggregate of 39,128,122 shares of common stock of Dade Behring had been validly tendered and not withdrawn, representing 48.82 percent of the outstanding common stock of Dade Behring.
Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) (Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in
electrical engineering and electronics. The company has around 475,000
employees (incl. discontinued operations) working to develop and
manufacture products, design and install complex systems and projects, and
tailor a wide range of services for individual requirements. Siemens
provides innovative technologies
|SOURCE Siemens AG|
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