Sigma-Aldrich Stockholders Approve Merck Acquisition
News Dec 08, 2014
Sigma-Aldrich stockholders voted to adopt the previously announced merger agreement providing for the acquisition of Sigma-Aldrich by Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany at a special meeting of stockholders. Sigma-Aldrich stockholders also approved, on an advisory, non-binding basis, compensation that may become payable to named executive officers as a result of the acquisition.
As previously announced, on September 22, 2014, the board of directors for Sigma-Aldrich approved the merger agreement under which Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, will acquire Sigma-Aldrich for $140.00 per share in cash.