Memry 8-K 2008
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported) August 14, 2008
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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On August 14, 2008, Memry Corporation, a Delaware corporation (“Memry”) entered into a settlement agreement and mutual release in connection with the Memry Corporation v. Kentucky Oil Technology, N.V., et al. litigation (the “Settlement Agreement”). Pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, Memry has paid $3,500,000 and assigned its rights to certain disputed intellectual property and its rights to receive certain royalty payments in connection with the disputed intellectual property to Kentucky Oil Technology, N.V.
In connection with the Settlement Agreement, on August 14, 2008, Memry entered into settlement agreements and mutual releases with each of Schlumberger Technology Corporation and AMT, N.V. (collectively with the Settlement Agreement, the “Settlement Agreements”), which do not provide for any payment obligations by any party to any other.
The foregoing description of the Settlement Agreements is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Settlement Agreements, which are attached hereto as Exhibits 10.1, 10.2 and 10.3 and incorporated herein by reference.
Amendment to Merger Agreement
On August 14, 2008, in connection with the Settlement Agreements, Memry and SAES Getters, S.p.A, an Italian Group (the “Parent”) and SAES Devices Corp, a Delaware corporation and an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Parent (“Merger Sub”), entered into an Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Amendment”) dated June 24, 2008, pursuant to which (i) Parent consented to Memry entering into the Settlement Agreements and (ii) increased the price per share that Memry shareholders will be entitled to receive for each share of Memry common stock upon the closing of the Merger from $2.51 per share to $2.53 per share.
The foregoing description of the Amendment is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Amendment, which is attached hereto as Exhibit 2.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.