Following completion of the subsequent offering period, PCC and Purchaser intend to increase PCC's ownership percentage of Timet to 100% by means of a merger under Delaware law. As a result of the purchase of Shares in the Offer, PCC has sufficient voting power to approve the merger without the affirmative vote of any other Timet stockholder. In the merger, each Share not previously purchased in the Offer will be converted, subject to appraisal rights, into the right to receive the same $16.50 per Share price, without interest and subject to applicable withholding taxes, that was paid in the Offer. Timet stockholders who do not tender their Shares in the Offer will not receive payment for their Shares until completion of the merger.
About Precision Castparts Corp.
Precision Castparts Corp. is a worldwide, diversified manufacturer of complex metal components and products. It serves the aerospace, power, and general industrial markets. PCC is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, PCC is the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. PCC also manufactures extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials to the casting and forging industries.
The Precision Castparts Corp. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8204About Titanium Metals Corporation Timet, the largest independent titanium manufacturer in the United States, offers a full range of titanium products, including ingot and slab, forging billet, and mill forms. Timet is vertically integrated, capable of making its own titanium sponge. In 2011, more than 75 percent of Timet's sales were to aerospace and defense end markets, with PCC representing more than 15 percent of total sales. Timet operates seven primary melting or mill facilities in Henderson, Nevada; Toronto, Ohio; Morgantown, Pennsylvania; Vallejo, California; Witton, England; Waunarlwydd, Wales; and Ugine, France, and employs approximately 2,750 people.