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Dresser-Rand Agrees to Sell to Siemens for Approximately $7.6 Billion

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WASHINGTON, September 22, 2014 -- Dresser-Rand Group Inc. (“Dresser-Rand” or the “Company”) (NYSE: DRC), a global supplier of rotating equipment and aftermarket parts and services, announced yesterday that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Siemens under which Siemens will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Dresser-Rand common stock for $83.00 per share in cash.

The transaction is valued at approximately $7.6 billion, including the assumption of debt. The price represents a premium of 37.4 percent over Dresser-Rand’s closing share price of $60.42 on July 16, 2014, the day before speculation in the press appeared regarding interest in Dresser-Rand. Additional per share cash consideration of $0.55 shall be applied on the first day of each month starting March 1, 2015, until the closing occurs.

Baker Botts provided antitrust advice to Dresser-Rand in connection with the transaction.

Baker Botts Lawyers/Office Involved: Sean Boland (Partner, Washington); Paul Cuomo (Partner, Washington); Paul Lugard (Partner, Brussels)

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