WATERBURY, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) ("Keurig Green Mountain") and
JAB Holding Company ("JAB") today announced the successful completion of
the acquisition of Keurig Green Mountain by a JAB-led investor group.
The acquisition was announced on December 7, 2015, and the transaction
closed and became effective today.
Under the terms of the transaction, Keurig Green Mountain stockholders
will receive $92.00 per share in cash for each share they own. The
transaction was approved by Keurig Green Mountain stockholders at a
special meeting of stockholders held on February 24, 2016. As a result
of the completion of the acquisition, Keurig Green Mountain's common
stock ceased trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market before the
opening of market today.
About Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
Keurig Green Mountain
is reimagining how beverages can be created, personalized, and enjoyed,
fresh-made in homes and workplaces. Keurig Green Mountain is a personal
beverage system company revolutionizing the beverage experience through
the power of innovative technology and strategic brand partnerships.
With an expanding family of more than 80 beloved brands and more than
575 beverage varieties, Keurig Green Mountain's Keurig® hot and Keurig®
KOLD™ beverage systems deliver great taste, convenience, and choice at
the push of a button. As a company founded on social responsibility,
Keurig Green Mountain is committed to using the power of business to
brew a better world through its work to build resilient supply chains,
sustainable products, thriving communities, and a water-secure world.
For more information visit: www.KeurigGreenMountain.com.
About JAB Holding Company
JAB Holding Company is a privately
held group focused on long-term investments in companies with premium
brands, attractive growth and strong margin dynamics in the Consumer
Goods category. The group's portfolio includes a controlling stake in
Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE), the largest pure-play FMCG coffee company in
the world, a controlling stake in Coty Inc., a global leader in beauty,
and controlling stakes in luxury goods companies including Jimmy Choo,
Bally and Belstaff. JAB also has controlling stakes in Peet's Coffee &
Tea, a premier specialty coffee and tea company, Caribou Coffee Company,
a specialty retailer of high-quality premium coffee products, Einstein
Noah Restaurant Group, Inc., a leading company in the quick-casual
segment of the restaurant industry, Espresso House, the largest branded
coffee shop chain in Scandinavia, and Baresso Coffee A/S, the first and
largest branded coffee shop chain in Denmark. JAB also owns a minority
stake in Reckitt Benckiser PLC, a global leader in health, hygiene and
home products. In July 2015, Coty announced it had reached a definitive
agreement to purchase some of Procter & Gamble's beauty brands to create
one of the world's largest cosmetic companies. JAB is overseen by its
three Senior Partners, Peter Harf, Bart Becht (Chairman) and Olivier
Goudet (CEO). For more information, please visit the company's website
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Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
Katcher / Matthew Sherman / Averell Withers
Joele Frank, Wilkinson
Brimmer Katcher, 212-355-4449
Holding Company Contacts:
Abernathy MacGregor Group
Johnson/Pat Tucker, 212-371-5999
Source: Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.
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