Item 2.01. Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets.
On January 29, 2013, ConAgra Foods, Inc. (“ConAgra Foods”) completed its previously announced acquisition of Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. (“Ralcorp”), which is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of ConAgra Foods.
Pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger dated as of November 26, 2012 (the “Merger Agreement”) among Ralcorp, ConAgra Foods and Phoenix Acquisition Sub Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of ConAgra Foods, each outstanding share of Ralcorp common stock was converted into the right to receive $90.00 in cash, without interest. The total amount of consideration paid in connection with the merger was approximately $5.08 billion. ConAgra Foods funded the merger consideration with existing cash on hand, borrowings under its new term loan facility, its existing revolving credit facility and its commercial paper program, and proceeds from the issuance of new senior notes and common stock.
Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On January 29, 2013, ConAgra Foods issued a press release announcing that (i) Ralcorp’s shareholders approved the Merger Agreement at the special meeting of Ralcorp’s shareholders held on January 29, 2013 and (ii) ConAgra Foods completed its acquisition of Ralcorp after the special meeting of Ralcorp’s shareholders was held on January 29, 2013. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this current report on Form 8-K, and incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(a) Financial Statements of Businesses Acquired
The audited consolidated financial statements of Ralcorp filed by ConAgra Foods as Exhibit 99.1 to ConAgra Foods’ current report on Form 8-K filed on January 3, 2013 are incorporated herein by reference.
(b) Pro Forma Financial Information
The unaudited pro forma condensed consolidated financial information filed by ConAgra Foods as Exhibit 99.2 to ConAgra Foods’ current report on Form 8-K filed on January 3, 2013 is incorporated herein by reference.