San Jose and Mountain View, Calif.--May 20, 1998--Phoenix Technologies, Ltd. (San Jose) and Award Software International, Inc. (Mountain View) announced that the Department of Justice has requested additional information and documentary material in connection with its review of the proposed merger between the two companies. The DOJ request will result in an extension of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act.
On April 16 Phoenix Technologies and Award Software announced the completion of a definitive merger agreement. The companies serve complementary segments of the global markets for system software and peripheral interconnect technologies for PCs, servers, mobile computers, information appliances, and embedded systems.
Award Software International, Inc.
Mountain View, CA
Phoenix Technologies, Ltd.
San Jose, CA
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