Dassault Systèmes Successfully Completes Acquisition of Accelrys

VÉLIZY-VILLACOUBLAY, France — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 29, 2014 — Regulatory News:

Dassault Systèmes (Paris: DSY)(Euronext Paris: #13065, DSY.PA), the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions announces the completion of its acquisition of Accelrys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACCL) (Accelrys). After the previously announced completion of the tender offer by its wholly owned indirect subsidiary, 3DS Acquisition Corp., to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Accelrys common stock at an offer price of $12.50 per share in cash, without interest and subject to any required withholding of taxes, Dassault Systèmes completed the acquisition of Accelrys through a merger under Section 251(h) of the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware.

At the effective time of the merger and subject to perfected appraisal rights, all remaining shares of Accelrys common stock not tendered into the tender offer and not owned by Accelrys, 3DS Acquisition Corp. or Dassault Systemes Americas Corp. were canceled and converted into the right to receive $12.50 per share in cash, without interest and subject to any required withholding of taxes, which is the same price that was paid in the tender offer. Shares of Accelrys common stock will no longer be listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.

About Dassault Systèmes

Dassault Systèmes, the 3DEXPERIENCE Company, provides business and people with virtual universes to imagine sustainable innovations. Its world-leading solutions transform the way products are designed, produced, and supported. Dassault Systèmes’ collaborative solutions foster social innovation, expanding possibilities for the virtual world to improve the real world. The group brings value to over 190,000 customers of all sizes, in all industries, in more than 140 countries.

CATIA, SOLIDWORKS, SIMULIA, DELMIA, ENOVIA, GEOVIA, EXALEAD, NETVIBES, 3DSWYM and 3DVIA are registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries in the US and/or other countries.



Contact:

Dassault Systèmes Investor Relations :
Corporate
F-J BORDONADO/ B. MARTINEZ
North America
Michele KATZ
Email Contact
Dassault Systèmes Press:
North America
Elena FERNANDEZ, +1 (978) 442-2790
Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article

Featured Video
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
Siemens Goes ECAD With Mentor Graphics Acquisition
Jobs
Mechanical Engineer for IDEX Corporation at West Jordan,, UT
Business Partner Manager for Cityworks - Azteca Systems, LLC at Sandy, UT
GIS Analyst II for Air Worldwide at Boston, MA
Senior Structural Engineer for Design Everest at San Francisco, CA
Upcoming Events
Design & Manufacturing, Feb 7 - 9, 2017 Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA at Anaheim Convention Center Anaheim CA - Feb 7 - 9, 2017
Innorobo 2017 at Docks de Paris Paris France - May 16 - 18, 2017
Display Week 2017 at Los Angeles Convention Center 1201 S Figueroa St Los Angeles CA - May 21 - 26, 2017



Internet Business Systems © 2016 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy Advertise