USA: IBP signs definitive merger agreement to be acquired by Tyson
IBP, inc. (NYSE:IBP) announced that it has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN). Under the terms of the agreement Tyson will acquire all of the outstanding shares of IBP in a cash tender offer, stock exchange offer and merger valued at approximately $4.7 billion, which includes the assumption of and/or refinancing of approximately $1.5 billion of IBP debt and other obligations. Tyson will pay $30.00 for each share of IBP common stock, with 50.1% of the consideration in cash and the remainder in Tyson Class A common stock. The stock portion of the consideration is subject to a maximum exchange ratio of 2.381 and a minimum exchange ratio of 1.948 Tyson Class A shares if Tyson's average trading price for an agreed to period of time is outside the range, or ``collar'' of $12.60 and $15.40.
Get full access to all content, just $1 for 30 days
A Message From The Editor
just-food gives you the widest food market coverage.
Paid just-food members have unlimited access to all our exclusive content - including 16 years of archives.
I am so confident you will love complete access to our content that today I can offer you 30 days access for $1.
It’s our best ever membership offer – just for you.
Dean Best, editor of just-food
- Unilever 2016 investor day - the top takeaways
- The key questions for digital strategists in 2017
- Wessanen's move for Spain's Biogran - analysis
- Burger King, Jollibee: foodservice focus, Nov 2016
- Have food promotions reached tipping point?
- General Mills jobs to go in business revamp
- Verlinvest, China Resources invest in Oatly
- B&G acquires pasta sauce group Victoria Fine Foods
- Japan's Nagatanien buys Chaucer Food Group
- Tyson sets up US$150m investment fund