Randstad North America Inc. unit Merlin Global AcquisitionInc. extended its tenderoffer for the outstanding shares of common stock of to accommodatecompletion of the European Commission's regulatory review of the .
The offer's expiry date has been moved to Oct. 28 from Oct.3. The European Commission is expected to complete its review byOct. 26.
As of 5 p.m. ET on Sept. 22, about 6,048 shares of commonstock of Monster have been validly tendered and not properly withdrawn,representing less than 1% of the outstanding shares of common stock, BroadridgeCorporate Issuer Solutions Inc., the depositary for the offer, said, accordingto a Sept. 23 news release.
Randstad North America is a unit of Randstad Holding.