Dassault to acquire Accelrys for $750M

|About: Dassault Systemes SA (DASTF)|By:, SA News Editor

Dassault Systemes (DASTF) has agreed to acquire Accelrys (ACCL), a provider of scientific software for the energy, aerospace and industrial-goods sectors, for around $750M.

Dassault is offering $12.50 a share, or a 29% premium to Accelrys' close of $9.72 yesterday.

Shares in the company are unsurprisingly +29% premarket. (PR)