Cabot Microelectronics Acquires NexPlanar for $142,000,000

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    7175 NW Evergreen Parkway Hillsboro, OR 97124 USA
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    NexPlanar builds the next generation of chemical mechanical planarization (CMP) pads for the semiconductor device industry. Our propriety nano-domain technology coupled with patented molded grooves and the unique ability to tune the pads results in dramatically improved yields and lower cost of ownership with extended pad life.
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    Under the acquisition agreement, Cabot Microelectronics will purchase 100 percent of the stock of NexPlanar for a purchase price of approximately $142 million, plus up to an additional $2.3 million depending upon treatment of certain unvested stock options held by NexPlanar security holders. At closing, NexPlanar is expected to have approximately $15 million of cash and no debt. The company intends to fund the acquisition from its available cash balance.

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