Sanderson Farms Stockholders Approve Combination with Cargill and Continental Grain Company
“We are pleased
According to the preliminary results announced at the special meeting, more than 86% of the outstanding shares, or more than 99% of the votes cast, voted in favor of the transaction. In total, approximately 87% of the outstanding shares of
The transaction is expected to close in the fourth calendar quarter of 2021 or in the first calendar quarter of 2022, and is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
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