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RR Donnelley Agrees to Sell Peak Technologies to Platinum Equity

Press release from the issuing company

CHICAGO, Oct. 21 -- R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company announced today that it had signed a definitive agreement to sell Peak Technologies to Platinum Equity. The company had announced its intention to divest Peak, a systems integrator of automatic identification and data collection equipment and systems, in December 2004. The Peak business has been reported as a discontinued operation since the fourth quarter of 2004. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close by the end of 2005.