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2008-09-10 09:00:34

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has increased the price of its all-cash proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE: IRF) common stock to $23.00 per share. The increased proposal represents a premium of 22% to International Rectifier's closing stock price on August 14, 2008, the last trading day prior to public disclosure of Vishay's original acquisition proposal, and a 30% premium over International...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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