19 September 2004 LAWFUEL – Best law, lawyer, attorney, law firm, mergers news, & legal research A multi-office team of attorneys represented firm client Computer Access Technology Corporation (Nasdaq: CATZ), or CATC, in the negotiation of definitive agreements for CATC’s acquisition by LeCroy Corporation (Nasdaq: LCRY). The aggregate transaction value is approximately $120 million, based on a per share price of $6.00 in cash for every share of CATC common stock outstanding, a cash-out of vested in-the-money options and the assumption of unvested options. The transaction is subject to CATC stockholder approval and antitrust clearance, and is expected to close in the fourth quarter. The deal team was led by Palo Alto partner Rich Scudellari.
More information on the transaction can be found at: http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/040902/nyth038_3.html
CATC (Nasdaq: CATZ – News) is a global communication protocols expert company, providing test and measurement solutions for Computer I/O, Storage and Networking protocols, enhancing productivity and time to market. CATC develops, manufactures and markets advanced protocol analysis expert systems for established and emerging digital communications standards including 1394,Bluetooth, Fibre Channel, InfiniBand, PCI Express, SAS (Serial Attached SCSI), SATA (Serial ATA), SCSI, and USB. Semiconductor, device, system and software companies use CATC’s products during each phase of their products’ lifecycles from development through production and market deployment. CATC’s expert protocol analysis systems allow customers to monitor communications traffic, diagnose design and operational problems and confirm interoperability and standards compliance. Technicians also use CATC’s test and analysis products on production lines and for maintenance of deployed systems and networks. CATC was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Santa Clara, California. For more information regarding CATC and its products, please visit http://www.catc.com.
About LeCroy Corporation
LeCroy Corporation is a worldwide leader in serial data solutions, creating advanced instruments that drive product innovation by quickly measuring, analyzing and verifying complex electronic signals. The Company’s core products are high-performance oscilloscopes and Serial Data Analyzers (SDAs) used by design engineers in the computer and semiconductor, data storage device, automotive and industrial, and military and aerospace markets. LeCroy’s 40-year heritage of technical innovation is the foundation for its recognized leadership in “WaveShape Analysis” — capturing, viewing and measuring the high-speed signals that drive today’s information and communications technologies. Targeting a growing billion-dollar global market, LeCroy meets a broad spectrum of customer needs with four product families distributed primarily through a worldwide direct sales organization. LeCroy is headquartered in Chestnut Ridge, New York. Company information is available at http://www.lecroy.com.