Sunday 23 November 2014

Fyffes and Chiquita to hold shareholder meetings over merger

Published 29/07/2014 | 08:20

Fyffes reports profits of pre-tax profits of €15.8m
Fyffes reports profits of pre-tax profits of €15.8m

Fruit firms Fyffes and Chiquita have called September shareholder meetings over their proposed merger.

There will be two special meetings of Fyffes shareholders on September 17, 2014 in connection with the combination. Both meetings will be held at the Clyde Court Hotel, Lansdowne Road, Dublin 4, the companies said.

Chiquita's special meeting of shareholders will be held on the same date at NASCAR Plaza, 550 South Caldwell Street, Charlotte, North Carolina.

This meeting is being held to seek shareholder approval of the transaction agreement and the merger and related matters. 

In addition to the receipt of respective shareholder approvals, the transaction remains subject to other customary closing conditions, including receipt of certain additional regulatory clearances.

Chiquita and Fyffes plan to complete the merger before the end of 2014.

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