Neogen 8-K 2007
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) August 24, 2007
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code 517-372-9200
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On August 27, 2007 Neogen Corporation (Neogen) issued a press release announcing that on August 24, 2007 it had purchased the operating assets of Brandon, South Dakota based Kane Enterprises, Inc. (Kane). Assets acquired consisted of accounts receivable, inventory, equipment and intangibles, less certain trade accounts payable assumed. Neogen expects to relocate the business to Lexington Kentucky and integrate it with its Animal Safety division. There was no prior relationship between Kane and Neogen.
Consideration for the purchase, which was determined through arms length negotiations and subject to certain additional post closing adjustments and accruals for transaction costs, was $5.8 million in cash. The source of the consideration was Neogen Corporation cash balances.
A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
Financial statements and pro forma financial statements of the businesses acquired are not required and, therefore, have been omitted.
(a) Exhibit 10.9Asset Purchase Agreement between Neogen Corporation and Kane Enterprises, Inc. and A. Kevin and Robyn A. Kane dated August 24, 2007.
(b) Exhibit 99.1Press Release dated August 27, 2007 announcing Neogen Corporations acquisition of the operating assets of Kane Enterprises, Inc.
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.