ScanSoft, Inc. and Caere Corp. jointly announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement whereby ScanSoft will acquire Caere in a transaction valued at more than $140 million. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of April, subject to the approval of the stockholders of each company. Under the terms of the definitive merger agreement, which was unanimously approved by the Boards of both companies, the holders of Caere common stock will receive $4 in cash and $7.75 in ScanSoft common stock. The number of ScanSoft shares received by each Caere shareholder will be deter