|EX-99.1 - PRESS RELEASE - ROBBINS & MYERS, INC.||d441105dex991.htm|
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 16, 2012
Robbins & Myers, Inc.
(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|10586 Highway 75 North, Willis, TX||77378|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip code)|
(Registrants telephone number including area code)
(Former name and former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On November 16, 2012, Robbins & Myers, Inc. (the Company) issued a press release announcing that the Company (i) called a special meeting of shareholders to consider, among other things, the adoption of the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of August 8, 2012, by and among the Company, National Oilwell Varco, Inc., a Delaware corporation (NOV), and Raven Process Corp., an Ohio corporation and a wholly-owned subsidiary of NOV, and approval of the transactions contemplated thereby and (ii) has established a record date for the special meeting. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|(d)||Exhibits See Index to Exhibits|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|ROBBINS & MYERS, INC.|
November 16, 2012
|By:||/s/ Peter C. Wallace|
|Name: Peter C. Wallace|
|Title: President and Chief Executive Officer|
INDEX TO EXHIBITS
|99.1||Press Release of Robbins & Myers, Inc. dated November 16, 2012.|