Indigo Up on Buyout Offer from Hewlett-Packard

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Indigo (INDG) was up 6.3% in preopen Instinet trading after Hewlett-Packard (HWP) said it would pay up to $882 million in stock and cash for the industrial printing systems maker.

H-P, which Tuesday made a $25 billion bid for rival PC maker

Compaq

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, already owns a 13.4% stake in Indigo. H-P said it would pay an additional $629 million in stock for the remainder, and would also pay $253 million in cash contingent on Indigo meeting its revenue targets.