Wisconsin Energy completes acquisition of Integrys Wisconsin Energy (WEC) announced it has completed the acquisition of Integrys Energy (TEG), forming the WEC Energy Group. The new company will provide electricity and natural gas to 4.4M customers across four states through its customer facing brands. The new dividend level for Wisconsin Energy shareholders – as previously announced – is effective today and represents an increase of 8.3% over the previous quarterly rate. The payout target for the combined company is 65%-70% of earnings. In connection with the acquisition, shares of Integrys common stock will be delisted and cease trading on the New York Stock Exchange before trading opens on June 30. Under the terms of the merger agreement, shareholders of Integrys will receive 1.128 shares of Wisconsin Energy Common stock and $18.58 in cash for each share of Integrys common stock they held immediately prior to the closing of the acquisition.