Keysight, Ixia Clear Final Regulatory Hurdles, Deal To Close On Tuesday

Keysight Technologies and Calabasas-based Ixia announced Thursday afternoon that they have cleared the final regulatory hurdles over Keysight's acquisition of Ixia, and now expect the deal to close on April 18th. The company said it received clearance under the antitrust laws of Russia, Germany, and Israel, in addition to clearance under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 here in the United States. The deal is worth $1.6 billion in cash.