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Circor Shares Soar on Crane's $1.7 Billion Buyout Offer

Rob Lenihan

soared nearly 40% to $42.87 Tuesday after industrial manufacturer Crane Co. offered to buy the smaller company in a deal valued at $1.7 billion. Under the proposal, Crane would pay $45 a share in cash for each Circor share outstanding, a 47% premium to Monday's closing price of $30.66.