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RJR shareholders approve Gleaner merger

Published:Wednesday | December 30, 2015 | 4:38 PM
RJR chairman, Lester Spaulding and Gleaner Chairman, Oliver Clarke, exchange agreements following the announcement of the merger of the two entities earlier this year.

Shareholders of the RJR Communications Group have approved the resolution for a merger with The Gleaner.

This means the deal is one step closer to reality.

Earlier, Gleaner shareholders voted overwhelmingly in favour of the proposal.

READ: Gleaner shareholders vote yes for merger with RJR

During an Extraordinary General Meeting at the Wolmer's High School for Boys, 88 per cent of the shareholders said yes.

RJR chairman, Lester Spaulding said he was gratified.