SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
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Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): December 20, 2005
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
During the fourth quarter of 2005, Teradyne repurchased $71.5 million of its 3.75% Convertible Senior Notes due 2006 (the Notes) through several privately negotiated transactions, at a weighted average price of 99.11% of the principal amount of the Notes. These repurchases were made pursuant to the Board of Directors authorization given to management on August 18, 2004 and as amended on October 21, 2005, and represent the remaining amount authorized for repurchase. As of December 20, 2005, $300 million of the principal amount of the Notes remain outstanding.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
Dated: December 21, 2005
By: /s/ Gregory R. Beecher
Name: Gregory R. Beecher
Title: V.P. & Chief Financial Officer