Judge Likely To Rule On Airgas Poison Pill Feb. 8

Law360, New York (January 27, 2011, 8:22 PM EST) -- A Delaware judge has all of the evidence he needs to decide whether to invalidate the poison pill that has stalled Air Products and Chemicals Inc.’s $5.9 billion hostile bid for rival Airgas Inc., but a ruling will not come until at least February.

The last two expert witnesses in the trial — proxy solicitors for each side — took the stand Thursday, after which Chancellor William B. Chandler III announced that one more hearing in the Delaware Court of Chancery on Feb. 8 would be...
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