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Fairchild Semiconductor Will 'Carefully Review And Consider' Revised Unsolicited Proposal

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Shares of Fairchild Semiconductor Intl Inc (NASDAQ: FCS) rose more than 3 percent early Wednesday morning after the company confirmed receipt of a revised unsolicited proposal.

On November 18, Fairchild entered into an agreement and plan of merger with a subsidiary of ON Semiconductor Corp (NASDAQ: ON). As part of the initial terms, the company would acquire all outstanding shares of Fairchild for $20 per share in cash.

Fairchild acknowledged on Tuesday receipt of a revised, unsolicited proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Fairchild for $21.70 per share in cash.

Fairchild said it will "carefully review and consider" the offer from the unidentified bidder.

The stock was trading up 3.2 percent at $20.65 in the pre-market session.

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