Johns Manville Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway
The board of directors of JM has unanimously approved the merger agreement and recommends that shareholders tender their shares into the tender offer. The Manville Personal Injury Settlement Trust (the trust), which owns approximately 76% of the outstanding common stock of Johns Manville, has agreed to tender its shares into the offer.
The tender offer is subject to receiving governmental approvals, court approval of the trust’s tender, and other customary conditions. Upon successful completion of the tender offer, the agreement calls for a merger that says any remaining shareholders will receive cash in the same amount as paid in the tender offer.
Publication date: 01/08/2001