DuPont en Dow stellen datum vast voor fusie van gelijken

WILMINGTON, Del. en MIDLAND, Mich., 4 augustus 2017-- DuPont (NYSE: DD) en The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) hebben vandaag bekendgemaakt dat alle vereiste wettelijke goedkeuringen en toestemmingen zijn verkregen, dat aan alle voorwaarden om de fusie van gelijken te kunnen afronden is voldaan en dat hun fusie van gelijken zal worden gesloten na sluiting van de markt op 31 augustus 2017.

De handel in aandelen van Dow en DuPont zal worden gestaakt bij het sluiten van de New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) op 31 augustus. De handel in aandelen DowDuPont zal op 1 september 2017 aanvangen op de NYSE onder de ticker-afkorting “DWDP”.

De bedrijven blijven verwachten dat de voorgenomen afsplitsingen binnen 18 maanden na de fusie zullen plaatsvinden.

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