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News Jun 25, 2019

Merger of Equals of Nanometrics and Rudolph Technologies

Shearman & Sterling is advising Barclays, the exclusive financial advisor to Nanometrics, in connection with the merger of equals of Nanometrics and Rudolph Technologies. The combination will produce a premier end-to-end metrology, inspection, process-control software and lithography equipment provider for the semiconductor industry and other advanced markets.

Under the merger agreement, Rudolph stockholders will each receive 0.8042 of a share of Nanometrics common stock for each share of Rudolph common stock they own. Upon completion of the merger, current Nanometrics stockholders will own approximately 50 percent of the combined company and current Rudolph stockholders will own approximately 50 percent of the combined company.

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