Hillshire Brands Co 8-K 2009
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Sara Lee Corporation
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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.
Sara Lee Corporation today announced that it has received a binding offer from The Procter & Gamble Company to acquire Sara Lee's air care business for €320 million. Where permissible, Sara Lee has agreed to accept Procter & Gamble's binding offer upon satisfaction of certain conditions. The transaction is anticipated to close during fiscal year 2010. A copy of the press release issued by Sara Lee is attached as Exhibit 99 to this report.
The information furnished pursuant to this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99, shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities under that Section and shall not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing of the Company under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.