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June 6, 2012
16:32 EDTMCHP, SMSCMicrochip receives U.S. antitrust clearance for SMSC acquisition
Microchip Technology (MCHP) announced that, in connection with the previously announced definitive agreement under which Microchip will acquire Standard Microsystems (SMSC), Microchip and SMSC were granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 on May 18. Microchip also announced that the required non-U.S. filings for pre-closing antitrust clearance applicable to the merger have been submitted. The required filings were submitted in China on May 23 in Germany on May 24, in Korea on May 31, and in Turkey on June 4. Completion of the merger remains subject to antitrust clearance in these countries, along with certain other closing conditions, including approval by SMSC stockholders of the merger. The special meeting of SMSC stockholders to approve the merger will be held on July 10. Microchip continues to expect that the transaction will close in the third calendar quarter of 2012.
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September 25, 2014
06:17 EDTMCHPCSR jumps 6% to $50.34 with Microchip deal talks extended
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06:15 EDTMCHPCSR extends deadline for Microchip takeover talks
On August 28, CSR (CSRE) announced that Microchip (MCHP) is required, by not later than September 25, to either announce an intention to make an offer for CSR or announce that it does not intend to make an offer. At the request of the board, CSR said it has consented to an extension of this deadline until October 15 to enable the parties to conclude their ongoing discussions.

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