ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS), the leading global source of critical information and analysis, has received notice from the Federal Trade Commission granting early termination of the waiting period under the Hart Scott Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 for its acquisition of Seismic Micro-Technology (SMT) and is working to close the transaction as quickly as possible. IHS will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the SMT acquisition as soon as the transaction has closed, which could be as early as later this week.
IHS will send details on the timing of the call once they have been finalized.
IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information and insight in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape, including energy and power; design and supply chain; defense, risk and security; environmental, health and safety (EHS) and sustainability; country and industry forecasting; and commodities, pricing and cost. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS employs more than 5,100 people in more than 30 countries around the world.
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