Veeco Instruments and FEI Company Announce Signing of Definitive Merger Agreement

Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) and FEI Company (Nasdaq: FEIC) today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement to combine the companies into a world leader in 3D metrology and process equipment. FEI will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Veeco, and Veeco will be renamed Veeco FEI Inc. The company will continue to trade on the Nasdaq market under the ticker symbol VECO.

Quelle: FEI Company