On October 6, 2008, Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company (NYSE: WWY) completed its merger with Mars, Incorporated, in a transaction valued at over $23 billion.
As a result of the merger - which was overwhelmingly approved at a special stockholders' meeting held on September 25, 2008 - Wrigley stockholders are receiving $80 cash for each share of Common Stock and Class B Common Stock. Wrigley stock is being delisted as of the close of market on October 6, 2008.
Holders of Wrigley stock certificates will receive an exchange package - with instructions concerning how to deliver their shares for payment - from the Company's exchange agent, Computershare. Stockholders who hold their shares in "street name" will receive information from their banks or brokers, who will handle the exchange of their shares directly.
Wrigley stockholders with additional questions can call:
tel: 1-888-985-2064 (US/Canada/Puerto Rico Toll Free)
tel: 1-312-499-7076 (Outside US/Canada/Puerto Rico)
To review "frequently asked questions" related to the Special Meeting and the merger, click below. view FAQs »
To see the latest press release related to the merger, click below. view release »
To review proxy statements online, click below. view proxies »