Avid buys M-Audio
Avid has issued a press release
announcing that it will acquire M-Audio.
Tewksbury, MA – August 13, 2004 – Avid Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Midiman, Inc., doing business as M-Audio – a leading provider of digital audio and MIDI solutions for electronic musicians and audio professionals. At closing, Avid will pay approximately $80 million in cash, issue approximately 2 million shares of Avid common stock, and assume all outstanding M-Audio stock options.
M-Audio has posted a short Q&A
discussing what changes are in store for M-Audio's customers as a result of this agreement.