SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) November 28, 2005
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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395 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, California 94306
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (650) 752-5000
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)
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ITEM 1.01 ENTRY INTO A MATERIAL DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT
As previously disclosed in the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by Agilent Technologies, Inc. (Agilent) on August 15, 2005, Agilent entered into an Asset Purchase Agreement (the Asset Purchase Agreement), dated as of August 14, 2005, with Avago Technologies Limited (formerly known as Argos Acquisition Pte. Ltd.) (Avago). On November 30, 2005, Agilent entered into Amendment No. 1 to the Asset Purchase Agreement (the Amendment).
A copy of the Amendment is included herein as Exhibit 2.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 1.01. The foregoing description is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Asset Purchase Agreement and the Amendment.
ITEM 2.01 COMPLETION OF ACQUISITION OR DISPOSITION OF ASSETS
On November 28, 2005, Agilent completed the sale of its stake in Lumileds Lighting International, B.V. (Lumileds) to Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. (Philips) pursuant to a Share Purchase Agreement (the Share Purchase Agreement) dated as of August 12, 2005 among Agilent, Agilent LED International, Philips Lumileds Holding B.V. and Philips (the Lumileds Sale). Under the terms of the Share Purchase Agreement, Agilent received $948.5 million in cash proceeds, as well as $51.3 million in repayment of outstanding debt and interest due to Agilent.
On December 1, 2005, Agilent completed the sale of substantially all the assets of its Semiconductor Products Group to Avago pursuant to the Asset Purchase Agreement (the SPG Sale). Under the terms of the Asset Purchase Agreement, Agilent received $2.579 billion in cash proceeds, subject to further adjustment based on transfer taxes, a determination of working capital at closing and other items as further detailed in the Asset Purchase Agreement.
The press release announcing the completion of the SPG Sale is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this report.
ITEM 9.01 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
|(b)||Pro forma financial information.|
Pro forma financial information is attached as Exhibit 99.2 to this report.
The following are filed as exhibits to this report:
|2.1||Amendment No. 1, dated as of November 30, 2005, to the Asset Purchase Agreement, dated as of August 14, 2005, by and between Agilent Technologies, Inc. and Avago Technologies Limited, formerly known as Argos Acquisition, Pte. Ltd.|
|99.1||Press release of Agilent Technologies, Inc., dated as of December 1, 2005.|
|99.2||Pro forma financial information.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.|
/S/ MARIE OH HUBER
|Name:||Marie Oh Huber|
|Title:||Vice President, Assistant Secretary and|
|Assistant General Counsel|
Date: December 2, 2005