Symyx Technologies, Inc. (SMMX) and Accelrys Inc. (ACCL) Receive All Stockholder Approvals Necessary to Complete Merger  
7/1/2010 12:50:22 PM

SANTA CLARA, Calif. & SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Symyx Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMMX) announced that at today’s Special Meeting its stockholders approved the merger with Accelrys, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACCL) under which Symyx stockholders will receive 0.7802 shares of Accelrys common stock for each share of Symyx they own. Accelrys also today announced that at its Special Meeting of stockholders, Accelrys received from its stockholders all approvals necessary to complete the merger. Following the completion of the merger, Accelrys and Symyx stockholders will each own approximately 50 percent of the combined company. The transaction will close promptly after the satisfaction of certain remaining conditions, which is anticipated to occur on July 1, 2010.