AP NEWS
ADVERTISEMENT
Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.
PRESS RELEASE: Paid content from Business Wire
Press release content from Business Wire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

Luxfer Holdings and Neo Performance Materials Mutually Agree to Terminate Acquisition Agreement

March 11, 2019 GMT

MANCHESTER, England & TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 10, 2019--Luxfer Holdings PLC (NYSE: LXFR)  (“Luxfer”) and Neo Performance Materials Inc. (TSX: NEO) (“Neo Performance Materials” or “Neo”) today announced that the companies have mutually agreed to terminate the previously announced transaction (the “Neo Acquisition”) under which Luxfer would have acquired Neo for US$612 million* in cash and stock.

About Luxfer Holdings PLC
Luxfer is a global manufacturer of highly-engineered advanced materials, which focuses on value creation by using its broad array of technical knowhow and proprietary technologies. Luxfer’s high-performance materials, components, and high-pressure gas containment devices are used in defense and emergency response, healthcare, transportation, and general industrial settings. For more information, visit www.luxfer.com. Luxfer is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and its ordinary shares trade under the symbol LXFR.

ADVERTISEMENT

About Neo Performance Materials
Neo Performance Materials is a global leader in the innovation and manufacturing of rare earth and rare metal-based functional materials, which are essential inputs to high technology, high growth, future-facing industries. The business of Neo Performance Materials is organized along three segments: Magnequench, Chemicals & Oxides and Rare Metals. Neo Performance Materials is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with corporate offices in Greenwood Village, Colorado, and Beijing, China. Neo Performance Materials operates globally with sales and production across 10 countries, being Japan, China, Thailand, Estonia, Singapore, Germany, United Kingdom, Canada, United States and South Korea. For more information, please visit  www.neomaterials.com. Neo Performance Materials is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and its common shares trade under the symbol NEO.

*Note: Transaction value based on share price at close of business on December 14, 2018.

ADVERTISEMENT

View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190310005058/en/

CONTACT: Luxfer Investor Contact:

Douglas A. Fox, CFA

Director, Investor RelationsCassandra Stanford

Communications Specialist

+1 951-341-2375

Investor.relations@luxfer.comNeo Investor Contact:

Ali Mahdavi

Investor Relations

(416) 962-3300

Email:ir@neomaterials.com

KEYWORD: UNITED KINGDOM EUROPE NORTH AMERICA CANADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: MANUFACTURING CHEMICALS/PLASTICS ENGINEERING STEEL OTHER MANUFACTURING

SOURCE: Luxfer Holdings PLC

Copyright Business Wire 2019.

PUB: 03/10/2019 09:45 PM/DISC: 03/10/2019 09:45 PM

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190310005058/en

ADVERTISEMENT