BRIEF-TSMC orders machinery equipment worth T$1.7 billion
* Says orders machinery equipment worth T$1.7 billion ($53.42 million) from Daifuku Co Ltd, Tokyo Electron Ltd and Applied Materials South East Asia Pte Ltd
Jan 6 Coated paper producer Verso Paper Corp said it would buy privately held NewPage Holdings Inc for $1.4 billion.
The combined company will have annual sales of about $4.5 billion and 11 manufacturing facilities located in six states.
NewPage shareholders will receive $250 million in cash and $650 million in notes. They will also receive a roughly 20 percent stake in Verso.
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