Saputo Inc (SAP.TO)
* SAPUTO TO INCREASE ITS PRESENCE IN SPECIALTY CHEESE AND YOGURT BY ACQUIRING THE ACTIVITIES OF SHEPHERD GOURMET IN CANADA
* ANNOUNCES COMPLETION OF ASSET SALE TO SAPUTO Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
Dairy processor Murray Goulburn Co-operative Ltd on Thursday said its CEO Ari Mervis would step down upon the completion of the company's $1 billion takeover by Canada's Saputo Inc .
April 19 Dairy processor Murray Goulburn Co-operative Ltd on Thursday said its CEO Ari Mervis would step down upon the completion of the company's $1 billion takeover by Canada's Saputo Inc.
April 5 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
April 5 Stock futures pointed to a higher opening for Canada's main stock index on Thursday, tracking gains in global equities as concerns over trade tensions between the U.S. and China receded.
SYDNEY Murray Goulburn shareholders approved on Thursday a $1.0 billion takeover of the co-operative by Canada's Saputo Inc , bringing the sale of Australia's largest dairy processor close to completion.
SYDNEY Saputo Inc won approval on Wednesday from Australia's competition regulator for the planned $1 billion takeover of the country's largest dairy processor, Murray Goulburn Co-operative, after the Canadian company agreed to sell a key asset.
* Takeover will end two tumultuous years for Murray Goulburn (Adds background)
SYDNEY, April 5 Australia's largest dairy processor Murray Goulburn said on Thursday its shareholders have approved a A$1.3 billion ($1.0 billion) sale of the company to Canada's Saputo Inc.