Air Products (NYSE: APD) announced that it has extended the expiration date of its tender offer for all outstanding common shares of Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) for $60.00 per share all in cash. The offer and withdrawal rights are now scheduled to expire at 12:00 midnight New York City time on June 4, 2010, unless extended. The tender offer was previously scheduled to expire at 12:00 midnight New York City time on April 9, 2010.
Except for the extension of the tender offer expiration date, all other terms and conditions of the offer remain unchanged. As of the close of business on Thursday, April 1, 2010, approximately 12,291 shares of Airgas common stock had been tendered into and not withdrawn from the offer.