Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates 8-K 2011
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): October 19, 2011
VARIAN SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT ASSOCIATES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (978) 282-2000
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On October 18, 2011, Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. (Varian) and Applied Materials, Inc. (Applied) received notice of early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended, in connection with Applieds proposed acquisition of Varian and that the Department of Justices investigation of such acquisition has been closed.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.