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BI-LO completes acquisition of Winn-Dixie stores

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — BI-LO, LLC has successfully completed its merger with Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. following approval of the transaction by Winn-Dixie shareholders March 9. All Winn-Dixie stockholders will be eligible to receive $9.50 per share in cash for each share of common stock held, for a total purchase price of $560 million. As a result of the merger, BI-LO and ...

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Winn-Dixie shareholders to vote on proposed BI-LO deal

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. will hold a special meeting of shareholders at Winn-Dixie’s headquarters in Jacksonville, Fla., March 9. The purpose of the meeting will be to, among other things, consider and vote on a proposal to approve the previously announced agreement and plan of merger, dated as of Dec. 16, 2011, pursuant to which Winn-Dixie will merge ...

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Hancock, Whitney shareholders approve merger

GULFPORT and NEW ORLEANS — At separate but concurrent special meetings, Hancock Holding Company shareholders and Whitney Holding Corporation shareholders voted in favor of the proposed merger of the two companies. This approval by both companies’ shareholders marks another milestone necessary for Whitney to merge with and into Hancock. Hancock and Whitney expect to close the merger during the second ...

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Hancock, Whitney shareholders to vote on merger

GULFPORT — Hancock Holding Co.’s proposed buyout of its longtime Gulf Coast banking rival, New Orleans-based Whitney Holding Corp., will be judged today by shareholders of both companies. Separate shareholder meetings are scheduled to decide whether to go along with Hancock’s $1.5-billion stock-for-stock deal to acquire Whitney. Both groups have to approve. The companies also are awaiting federal banking approval. ...

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Massey's shareholders to vote on reforms

RICHMOND, Va. — Troubled coal producer Massey Energy is preparing for a shareholder vote on corporate governance reforms. The vote is set for a special meeting Wednesday in Richmond. Shareholders are being asked to approve changes including declassifying Massey’s board of directors and eliminating a prohibition on stockholders requesting special meetings. Massey has made a series of similar changes this ...

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