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April 8, 2014
16:05 EDTHAWK, SWYSafeway holders to get 0.164291 Blackhawk Class B shares for each Safeway share
Safeway (SWY) announced the final distribution ratio for the previously announced special stock dividend to its stockholders of all of the shares of Class B common stock of Blackhawk Network (HAWK) held by Safeway. Safeway stockholders will receive 0.164291 of a share of Blackhawk Class B common stock for every share of Safeway common stock held as of the close of business on April 3. The distribution will be made on April 14 in the form of a pro rata distribution of all of the 37,838,709 shares of Class B common stock of Blackhawk owned by Safeway to all Safeway stockholders of record on the record date. No fractional shares of Blackhawk Class B common stock will be distributed. Instead, Safeway stockholders will receive cash in lieu of any fraction of a share of Blackhawk Class B common stock that they otherwise would have received.
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January 30, 2015
08:37 EDTSWYAlbertsons and Safeway complete merger transaction
AB Acquisition and Safeway (SWY) announced that they have completed their proposed merger. Under the terms of the merger agreement first announced and unanimously approved by Safeway's board in March 2014, AB Acquisition LLC, the owner of Albertson's LLC and New Albertson's, will acquire all outstanding shares of Safeway. AB Acquisition is controlled by an investor group led by Cerberus Capital Management, which also includes Kimco Realty (KIM), Klaff Realty LP, Lubert-Adler Partners LP, and Schottenstein Stores Corporation.
January 28, 2015
06:17 EDTSWYAlbertsons and Safeway receive FTC clearance for proposed merger
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January 27, 2015
14:16 EDTSWYSafeway confirms FTC clearance for proposed Albertsons merger
Albertsons and Safeway announced that they have received clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the companies' proposed merger which was announced on March 6, 2014. The FTC's clearance follows Albertsons' and Safeway's agreement to a proposed consent order, which includes a commitment to divest 168 stores. As previously announced, Albertsons and Safeway entered into agreements to sell such stores to four FTC-approved buyers. Albertsons and Safeway also agreed to settlements with the attorneys general of California, Nevada and Washington. Albertsons and Safeway expect to complete the merger within the next five business days.
12:49 EDTSWYSafeway agrees to sell 168 stores to settle FTC concerns with Albertsons merger
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January 23, 2015
17:18 EDTSWYHCA Holdings to replace Safeway in S&P 500 as of 1/26 close
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