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Oclaro (OCLR) to Sell Its Amplifier and Micro-Optics Business, Shares Soar on Trading Session

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Shares of OCLR surged on Friday's trading session after the company said that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Amplifier and Micro-Optics business to II-VI Incorporated (IIVI) for $88.6 million.


The effective date of the closing is dependent upon the receipt of certain regulatory clearances and is expected to be on or about November 1, 2013.


Upon closing, II-VI will pay OCLR $79.6 million in cash. II-VI previously paid OCLR $5 million for a 30-day option to buy the Business, which has been credited against the $88.6 million purchase price. The remaining $4 million will be held by II-VI subject to traditional post-closing conditions.


In connection with the agreement, II-VI has purchased the amplifier and related subsystems business, and its micro-optics product lines, including intellectual property, inventory and equipment.


OCLR stock is trading for about $2.04, representing an increase of $0.19 or 10.27%, with more than 2,633,000 shares traded so far


OCLR is one of the largest providers of optical components, modules and subsystems for the optical communications market.


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