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2011-08-01 08:18:00

DUBLIN, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Further to the announcements by each of Cooper (NYSE: CBE) and Laird on 30 July and the statement by the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers on 27 June 2011, Cooper hereby confirms that it does not intend to make an offer for Laird PLC ("Laird"). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/MM17721LOGO ) Cooper continues to believe that there would be strategic merit in acquiring Laird but is unwilling to proceed at the price at which the Board of...

2011-07-27 11:14:00

DUBLIN, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) notes the publication by Laird plc ("Laird") of its interim results earlier today. Cooper notes Laird's full year earnings forecast of 16 pence per share, compared to the consensus of 16.4 pence per share on 26 July and the consensus of 17 pence per share on 15 June, the day before Cooper's initial proposal was announced. In addition, Cooper notes that at 1 pm today (London time) Laird's shares had fallen by c.3 per...

2011-07-11 09:15:00

DUBLIN, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the recent upward movement in the Laird share price, Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) is updating the market on the current status of its interest. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110427/DA90540LOGO-b) On June 16, 2011, Cooper announced its interest in acquiring Laird for 185 pence* per share in cash, a 35% premium to the share price the day before that announcement and a 30% premium to the previous 12 months average price....

2011-06-16 06:03:00

DUBLIN, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) ("Cooper") today announces that on 1 June it made a proposal to the Board of Laird plc ("Laird") to acquire Laird by way of a cash offer at 185 pence per Laird share, a 35% premium to yesterday's closing price. This proposal is subject only to limited pre-conditions. Cooper believes there is a strong rationale for this transaction and that an all cash offer at this level would provide Laird shareholders with an...

2008-07-28 09:00:34

Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced the launch of its T-flex(TM) 700 for use as a thermal interface material (TIM). The T-flex(TM) 700 is the next generation thermal pad in the T-flex(TM) gap filler line. It improves the thermal performance of the T-flex(TM) line by increasing the thermal conductivity to 5.0 W/mK. The soft material is...

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