Dassault Systèmes (DSY.PA) said it has completed the tender offer by its wholly owned indirect subsidiary, 3DS Acquisition Corp., to purchase all of the outstanding shares of Accelrys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACCL) common stock at an offer price of USD12.50 per share in cash, without interest and subject to any required withholding of taxes.
The tender offer expired at midnight, New York City time, at the end of the day on April 28, 2014.
Computershare Trust Company, N.A., the depositary for the tender offer, has advised that as of the expiration of the tender offer, 44,834,627 shares of Accelrys common stock had been validly tendered and not validly withdrawn pursuant to the tender offer, representing approximately 80.2 percent of the outstanding shares of Accelrys common stock.
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