The deal passed the shareholder vote by a percentage of 99.9 percent. eOne held the vote during a special stakeholders’ meeting.
“We’re pleased that eOne shareholders support this transaction,” says Brian Goldner, chairman and chief executive officer, Hasbro. “Our two companies’ strategies are remarkably complementary, as we both build brands, creativity and storytelling. Together with eOne’s beloved global brands and expertise, we expect to leverage a combined portfolio with appeal to diverse audiences and consumers around the world.”
The Hasbro deal for eOne was originally
. At the time, the acquisition still required a stakeholder vote. With the approved sale, Hasbro now owns the rights to eOne properties such as “Peppa Pig,” “PJ Masks” and “Ricky Zoom.”
“In our commitment to unlocking the power and value of creativity, the combination of our two businesses makes
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