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Efficient Networks Acquired by Siemens for $1.5 Billion

Published: 12 March 2001

ID: G0096494

Analyst(s): Gauri Pavate, Bettina Tratz-Ryan , Kathie Hackler, Jennifer Liscom


On 22 February, Siemens announced its intention to buy Efficient Networks Inc., in a cash tender of $23.50 per outstanding share of stock, valuing the company at approximately $1.5 billion. Efficient Networks is a leading provider of Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) customer premise equipment and Siemens is one of the leading international provider of integrated voice, video, and data networks for enterprises, carriers and service providers.

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