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February 11, 2013
09:35 EDTHNH, MLNKModusLink announces settlement with Handy & Harman over board seats
ModusLink (MLNK) announced that it has reached a settlement agreement with Handy & Harman (HNH) in relation to the annual meeting. Under the terms of the settlement agreement, ModusLink has agreed to nominate and solicit proxies solely for the Steel Group (SPLP) representatives Warren Lichtenstein and Glen Kassan for election at the meeting as Class I directors. Lichtenstein is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Handy & Harman and Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of the general partner of Steel Holdings. Kassan is Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Handy & Harman and Managing Director at Steel Partners LLC. Handy & Harman has agreed to withdraw its preliminary proxy statement and to end its proxy solicitation, and has entered into certain other standstill arrangements with the Company. Upon consummation of the investment, ModusLink Directors Edward Lucente and Joseph O’Donnell would step down from the board, and current Chairman Francis Jules and Director and Audit Committee Chairman Michael Mardy, whose terms on the board conclude at the annual meeting, would each be reappointed to the board as Class II directors.
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December 19, 2014
08:02 EDTHNHHandy & Harman Announces Sale of Arlon to Rogers for $157M
Handy & Harman (HNH) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Rogers Corporation (ROG) under which Rogers will purchase HNH’s subsidiary Arlon for a total transaction value of $157M. The companies expect to close the transaction, subject to the necessary regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, in the first half of 2015.
07:32 EDTHNHRogers Corp agrees to acquire Arlon from Handy & Harman for $157M
Rogers Corporation (ROG) announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Arlon, currently owned by Handy & Harman (HNH), for $157M, subject to closing and post-closing adjustments. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory clearances, is expected to close in the first half of 2015. Rogers intends to finance the transaction through a combination of cash and borrowings under an existing bank credit facility. Revenue and operating income for the Arlon segment of Handy & Harman were $100.4M and $16.7M, respectively, for the trailing twelve months ended September 30. Rogers expects the transaction to be accretive to its earnings in the first twelve months following the acquisition, excluding purchase accounting charges.
December 10, 2014
18:07 EDTMLNKModusLink reports Q1 EPS 0c vs. 1c a year ago
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