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Avnet Completes the Acquisition of Premier Farnell plc
Business Wire (press release) - Oct 17, 2016
PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of Premier Farnell plc (“Premier Farnell”) in an all cash merger for £1.85 per share, which equates to an equity value of approximately £691 million.

10/17/2016 01:11 PM

Daetwyler Says It Won't Raise Bid for Premier Farnell
Fortune - Aug 18, 2016
Swiss technical and electronic components distributor Daetwyler said it did not intend to make a higher offer for Premier Farnell (piflf), paving the way for U.S. rival Avnet (avt, -2.34%) to take over the Raspberry Pi mini computer maker. Premier ...

08/18/2016 08:47 AM

Avnet: Of all Companies Why Premier Farnell?
EPS News - Jul 30, 2016
Avnet Inc.'s acquisition offer for Premier Farnell plc is undoubtedly one of the more controversial M&A moves in its history coming fast on the heels of the abrupt sacking last month of its CEO and his replacement by a member of the board of directors.

07/30/2016 10:59 PM

Bid battle breaks out for Premier Farnell
Proactive Investors UK - Jul 28, 2016
Electronic parts distributor Premier Farnell plc (LON:PFL) has received a rival £691mln takeover bid. Premier Farnell said it had decided to recommend a 185p per share offer from US component distributor Avnet Inc (NYSE:AVT), based in Phoenix, Arizona.
Premier Farnell ditches Dätwyler deal for higher bid - Financial Times

07/28/2016 07:37 AM

Premier Farnell gains after activist stake revealed
Financial Times - Jun 15, 2016
Hopes of an improved takeover offer helped nudge Premier Farnell to a 10-month high on Wednesday. Premier gained after it emerged that Elliott Associates, the activist hedge fund, had bought a 1 per cent stake on the same day the electronics ...

06/15/2016 06:48 PM

Investors set to quiz Poundland and Premier Farnell over takeover interest
Proactive Investors UK - Jun 15, 2016
Electronics distributor Premier Farnell plc (LON:PFL) is also likely to get a grilling after agreeing a £615mln takeover by Swiss electro-mechanical engineer Daetwyler AG (SWX:DAE).

06/15/2016 04:11 PM