According to the provisional results of today`s general meeting, more than 99 per cent of the votes cast voted in favour of proposals to allow the issuance of DPS common shares as a merger consideration pursuant to the merger agreement and to amend the DPS creation certificate to increase the number of shares authorized to allow such issuance. In the United States and Canada, regulatory approvals for the merger were obtained. The final results of the votes will be published in a recent report on Form 8-K, which will be submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday. Under the merger agreement, Dr Pepper Snapple`s shareholders will receive a special dividend of $103.75 $US per share on Tuesday, payable Tuesday in U.S. dollars, to Amkleten shareholders. Transaction DetailsIn connection with the merger agreement, Dr Pepper Snapple shareholders receive a special dividend of $103.75 per share and retain their shares in Dr Pepper Snapple. Once the transaction is completed, Keurig shareholders will own 87% and Dr Pepper Snapple shareholders 13% of the merged entity. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties regarding the combined business, and the proposed merger and actual results may differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include, among other things: (i) the possibility for the parties to conclude the proposed merger under the conditions and probable dates, including obtaining the necessary approvals for shareholders and public authorities, as well as compliance with other conditions until the conclusion of the proposed merger; (ii) access to significant external financing for the proposed merger on reasonable and proportionate terms, and its consequences that may have such considerable additional debt on our ability to exploit the combined merger. (iii) the risks associated with the integration of Keurig Green Mountain Parents Holdings Corp.
and Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. into the combined business and the possibility that the expected synergies and other benefits of the merger project will not be realized or are not realized on time and (iv) the risks associated with the activities of Keurig Green Mountain Holdings Corp. and De Pe Pe Spper Sappen Group. , Inc. and the sectors in which they operate, as well as the merged entity, will operate after the merger project.