Danone purchasing WhiteWave Foods

Acquired brands include Silk, So Delicious, Horizon Organic, Earthbound Farm and International Delight.

Danone and The WhiteWave Foods Co. (WhiteWave) recently announced a definitive merger agreement under which Danone will acquire WhiteWave for $56.25 per share in an all-cash transaction, representing a total enterprise value of approximately $12.5 billion, including debt and certain other WhiteWave liabilities.

The transaction has been unanimously approved by the board of directors of both companies. Its price represents a premium of approximately 24% over WhiteWave’s 30-day averag

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