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Tyson Foods and Hillshire Brands announce definitive merger agreement

July 2, 2014
The all-cash transaction is valued at approximately $8.55 billion, including Hillshire Brands’ outstanding net debt.
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Pinnacle Foods breaks off proposed merger with Hillshire Brands

July 1, 2014
Hillshire Board will now review the Tyson Foods acquisition offer.
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Hillshire Brands withdraws recommendation of pending merger with Pinnacle Foods

June 16, 2014
The Hillshire Brands Co. announced that its board of directors has unanimously determined to withdraw its recommendation of the pending acquisition of Pinnacle Foods Inc.
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Ball Park brand launches premium line of frankfurters, teams up with Rachael Ray

June 10, 2014
Hillshire Brands Co. believes it has reinvented the hot dog, by introducing Park’s Finest frankfurters
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Tyson outbids Pilgrim’s Pride in Hillshire Brands battle

June 9, 2014
The offer from Tyson is worth $7.75 billion based on Hillshire’s 123 million shares outstanding.
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Hillshire Brands board authorizes discussions with Pilgrim's Pride and Tyson Foods

June 3, 2014
There can be no assurance that any transaction will result from these proposals, company states.
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Our take: Tyson, Pilgrim’s Pride battle for Hillshire Brands

May 29, 2014
Andy Hanacek offers his thoughts on the roller-coaster battle royal for Hillshire Brands, and how he thinks Pilgrim’s Pride would benefit more from the acquisition, in this special edition of From the Editor’s Desk.
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Tyson makes bid for Hillshire Brands

May 29, 2014
Announcement comes one day after Pilgrim’s Pride made public its own acquisition efforts.
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Pilgrim’s Pride makes pitch for Hillshire Brands Co.

May 27, 2014
Deal would be worth $6.4 billion, would end Hillshire's planned acquisition of Pinnacle Foods.
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Hillshire Brands to acquire Pinnacle Foods for $6.6 billion

May 12, 2014
Acquisition unites two highly complementary companies with iconic brands.
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