Intermec Stockholders Approve Adoption of Merger Agreement with Honeywell
EVERETT, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Intermec, Inc. (NYSE:IN; "Intermec") today announced that Intermec stockholders voted overwhelmingly to approve the adoption of the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger between Intermec, Honeywell International Inc. ("Honeywell"), and Hawkeye Merger Sub Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Honeywell (the "Merger Agreement"). Approximately 99% of Intermec's shares voted at the special meeting of Intermec's stockholders held earlier today, or approximately 79% of Intermec's outstanding shares of common stock as of the close of business on January 25, 2013, the record date for the special meeting of stockholders, were voted in favor of the adoption of the Merger Agreement.
Completion of the transaction remains subject to regulatory approvals (including the expiration or termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, and the requirements of certain foreign jurisdictions, including the European Commission) and other customary closing conditions. Intermec continues to expect that the transaction will close in the second quarter of 2013.
Intermec Inc. (NYS: IN) is the workflow performance company. We design the leading data capture and information management solutions at the interface between mobile workers, assets, and customers. For more information about Intermec, visit www.intermec.com (which website is not incorporated herein by reference).
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