Diebold Takeover of ATM Rival Wincor Barely Clears Hurdle

  • Holder acceptance of 68.9 percent tops 67.6 percent minimum
  • Deal would create world's biggest cash machine manufacturer

Diebold Inc. narrowly survived a shareholder vote on its planned takeover of German rival Wincor Nixdorf AG, a deal that creates the world’s largest maker of cash machines and systems with more than $5 billion in sales.

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